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Amish Rustic Walnut Hope Chest

(Product ID:67717)

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Overview

Amish Rustic Walnut Hope Chest

Heirloom Keepsakes Collection

What's the Story Behind Hope Chests?

Hope Chests have a long and storied history like the Amish woodworkers who make them. 

If you are interested in the origins of the hope chest, here is an article we wrote on the History of Hope Chests

Preserving a Part of Nature

Our rustic hope chests boast a live edge slab at the top. The live edge is the natural edge of the tree, so each piece will have its own unique characteristics. 

What is Rustic Furniture? 

The term "rustic" means that the woodworkers have allowed some knots and natural blemishes to remain in the wood. It gives a natural and unique features to each piece. 

Adding Cedar Options

The character keeps coming with this rustic walnut hope chest. Not only does it have the live edge slab on the lid but you can add a full cedar lining to cover the entire interior of your chest. 

You can also choose to add a cedar sliding tray!

Does Cedar Repel Insects?

The oil of cedarwood not only creates a pleasant smell for you, but it can deter pests such as moths, cockroaches, and termites from bothering with your contents. For centuries, red cedar has been used to construct chests and furniture linings to protect clothing from intrusive and destructive pests. While humans find the sweet smell of cedar oil very pleasing, insects and pests find it to be wretched! 

Choose an Engraving!

Bounce on over to "select options" and have your chest engraved with some of our standard beautiful imagery or choose a custom engraving. 

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Specifications

Small Dimensions:
Width: 35"
Depth: 17"
Height: 18"

Medium Dimensions:
Width: 41"
Depth: 18"
Height: 20"

Large Dimensions:
Width: 45"
Depth: 20"
Height: 21

Wood:
Rustic Walnut with Open Knots Not Filled
Rustic Walnut with Knots Filled with Epoxy

Standard Features:
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Cedar-Lined Bottom
Authentic Amish Craftsmanship
Made in America
100% Solid Wood Construction

Optional Features:
Choice of Size
Full Cedar Lining
Cedar Sliding Tray
Choice of Carving
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Shipping & Lead Time

Quality Takes Time – Typical Build Time for This Piece is 10 to 12 weeks.
*Please allow additional time for product transfers, finishing, and shipping.
Due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the build time for this product may be longer than stated.

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