Trunk with Trays

I built this cherry blanket chest to store my tools at home. Something that didn't look like your typical tool chest. I'm getting a lot of grief for it. People asked if I built it for my wife, or for blankets, or for toys for our upcoming baby. Sadly, no. I keep my saws in there. Also my mallet.

I have a fondness for dovetails, but they are usually relegated to drawer boxes, hidden from view. I wanted to build something that made them stand out.

As with a lot of furniture I build, there are a set of casters hidden in the base, allowing this to get wheeled around the house. This may have been the best decision I made, since the whole trunk, tools and all, probably weighs more than me.