Heirlooms Revisited…

I had an earlier post about a couple of steamer trunks built for my neighbor’s daughters.

They recently welcomed a son to the family, and we are currently in the process of making two more trunks….one will of course be for my neighbor, and I’m thinking of having an acquaintance display the other one in his store for a while and see what happens.

At any rate, here’s a couple pictures of the process so far….

trunk2

In the photo above, I had just started installing the banding along the lower edge.

The photo below shows the trunk with both bands complete.

trunk1

The trunks are of course lined with cedar, and I took this photo shortly after finishing the first one.

trunk3

Here’s the second one, which I happen to think came out nicer than the first:

trunk_2

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