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New Boxes handmade in the 18th century manner

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Carved Oak Box

This is is a reproduction of a 17th century box often called a bible, deed or candle box.  It has a carved floral panel on the front depicting tulips and leafy forms.  The pine bottom has a thumbnail edge as well as the lid which is held on with snipe hinges.   It has a custom lock supported by the carving.  There is also a till inside the box. Dark brown aged oil varnish finish.

Box is 20″wide x 13″deep x 7-1/4″ high

$1075.00  Item #2201


Document Box

A  popular domed style box used to carry personal documents such as deeds or land grants while traveling.  Many such boxes were lined with newspaper, fabric or old book pages.

Box is 8″ wide x 7″ high x 14″ long

$525.00 Item # 2202


Carved Oak Box

This box is made by splitting out the material rather than sawing.  The lid is oak with cleats on each end and it has a pine bottom. The carving pattern on the front is a floral pattern with a stippled background.  The lid is held on with snipe hinges.  There is also some incised carving on the lid.  It is coated with a hand rubbed oil/varnish finish.

Box is 17 1/4″ wide x 10-1/2″ deep x 7 3/4″ high

$775.00 Item # 2203


Carved Walnut box

Simple construction is common on these 17th century boxes, rabbeted corners secured with wooden pegs, nailed on single width bottom board and snipe hinges to connect the one pice lid.  The lunette carving pattern comes from a group of boxes from Braintree, Massachusetts.  A handmade lock and hasp finish off this box.

Box is 14″ d x 8-1/2″ h x 26″ l

$1075.00/ Item # 1702  Out on loan


Carved Oak box

This box is made by splitting out the material, rather than sawing.  The sides are connected with wooden pins and the lid is held in place with snipe hinges.  The carving is a series of intersecting lunettes.  It is stained a golden brown and coated with a hand rubbed oil/varnish finish.

Box is 21-1/2″ wide x 12″ deep x 8 1/2″ high

$675.00 Item # 2204


Miniature Blanket chest

This is a reproduction of a William and Mary period (1730) one drawer blanket chest with two false drawers.  Applied moldings set off the three drawers.  The sides of the case are dovetailed to the bottom and the box is supported by turned feet.   The primary wood is walnut and the secondary wood is poplar.  It has a hand rubbed oil/varnish finish.

Box is 16-2/4″ wide x 8″ deep x 15-3/4″ high

$1250.00  Item #2205


Carved Oak box

This box is made by splitting out the material, rather than sawing.  The sides are connected with wooden pins and the lid is held in place with snipe hinges.  The carving is a series of intersecting lunettes.  It is coated with a hand rubbed oil/varnish finish.

Box is 16″ wide x 8 3/4″ deep x 5 1/2″ high

$575.00 Item # 2206


Carved Oak box

This small box is made by splitting out the material, rather than sawing.  The carving pattern on the front is known as strap-work.  The lid is held on with snipe hinges.  There is also some incised carving on the lid.  It is coated with a hand rubbed oil/varnish finish.

Box is 15 1/2″ wide x 9 1/2″ deep x 6′ high

$675.00 Item #2207


Round Document Box

A  round style box used to carry personal documents such as deeds or land grants while traveling.  Covered with black leather and red gimp and has an iron handle and lock.  The interior is line with a reproduction of the Virginia Gazette.

Box is 8″ wide x 7″ high x 14″ long

$755.00 Item # 2208


Round Document Box

A  round style box used to carry personal documents such as deeds or land grants while traveling.  Covered with burgundy leather and green leather gimp and has an iron handle and simple hasp.  The interior is line with wallpaper.

Box is 8″ wide x 7″ high x 14″ long

$675.00 Item # 2209


Seal Box

These popular domed boxes were used to carry personal items such as deeds,  land grants or wax seals while traveling.  Made from simple pine wood nailed together and covered inside with marbled paper and outside with beige leather.  A simple tack pattern is added along with a small brass hasp to keep the lid closed and a small ring pull on top for carrying.

Box is 4″ w x 4″ h x 7″ l

$195.00 / Item # 1801


Seal Box

These popular domed boxes were used to carry personal items such as deeds,  land grants or wax seals while traveling.  Made from simple pine wood nailed together and covered inside with reproduction hand blocked  wallpaper and outside with black leather.  A simple tack pattern is added along with a small iron hasp to keep the lid closed and an iron ring pull on top for carrying.

Box is 4″ w x 4″ h x 7″ l

$195.00 Item # 1802


Seal box

These popular domed boxes were used to carry personal items such as deeds,  land grants or wax seals while traveling.  Made from simple pine wood nailed together and covered inside with marbled paper and outside with mustard leather.  A simple tack pattern is added along with an iron brass hasp to keep the lid closed and a small iron ring pull on top for carrying.

Box is 4″ w x 4″ h x 7″ l

$195.00 Item # 1803


Table box

This small box is made from hand planed Mahogany that is joined together with hand cut dovetails. The lid is connected with wire wound hinges that I make in my shop.  The whole box is colored with a reddish brown stain that brings out the color of the wood. It has a hand rubbed oil/varnish finish.

Box is 13″ w x 8-1/2″ d x 6″ h

$225.00 / Item # 1909


Keepsake Box

This small box is made from hand planed Pennsylvania poplar wood that is joined together with hand cut dovetails. The lid is connected with wire wound hinges that I make in my shop. The box is elevated on bracket feet that give it a classic look.  The exterior of the box is painted in a traditional folk art theme and “antiqued ” for a classic look.

Box is 11″ w x 6- 1/2″ d x 8″ h

$225.00 / Item # 1912 SOLD


Keepsake Box

This small box is made from hand planed Pennsylvania poplar wood that is joined together with hand cut dovetails. The lid is connected with wire wound hinges that I make in my shop. The box is elevated on bracket feet that give it a classic look.  The exterior of the box is painted in a traditional folk art theme and “antiqued ” for a classic look.

Box is 11″ w x 6- 1/2″ d x 7 -1/2″ h

$225.00 / Item # 1913 SOLD


Keepsake Box

This small box is made from hand planed Pennsylvania poplar wood that is joined together with hand cut dovetails. The lid is connected with wire wound hinges which are made in my shop. The box is elevated on bracket feet that give it a classic look.  The exterior of the box is painted in a traditional folk art theme and “antiqued ” for a classic look.

Box is 11″ w x 6-1/2″ d x 7-1/2″ h

$225.00 / Item # 1915 SOLD


Candle box

This candle box is made from Pennsylvania walnut and features hand cut dovetailed joinery.  The box can be hung on the wall or placed flat on a table and is used to store candles and tapers.  I stained this box with a walnut stain and finished with a hand rubbed oil blend to bring out the grain of the wood.

Box is 6″ w x 4″ d x 17″ h

$125.00 / Item # 1917


Candle box

This candle box is made from poplar wood and features hand cut dovetailed joinery.  The box can be hung on the wall or placed flat on a table and is used to store candles and tapers.  This box is painted with an 18th century theme featuring traditional folk art patterns.

Box is 6″ w x 4″ d x 17″ h

$125.00 / Item # 1918  Sold