Basic Cedar Chest | Features and Options
- Crafted in solid cedar wood
- Size options:
- Large – 42L x 18.5W x 19.5H
- Medium – 36L x 17.5W x 18.5H
- Small – 30L x 15.5W x 16.5H
- Mini – 24L x 13.5W x 14.5H
- Finished on all 4 sides
- Price includes shipping
The Amish Handcrafted Process
Step 1: Design
Customize your own wooden chest to fit your style! Pick out your wood species, chest size, unique textures, sliding trays and your own custom engraved name plate.
Step 2: Schedule
Expect to receive an email with estimated delivery date in 3-4 business days. We appreciate your interest and are very excited to build your chest or trunk.
Step 3: Construction
Made from quality hardwood with attention to detail! We offer cedar, cherry, oak and painted maple wood species. Choose what suits your home best!
Step 4: Delivery Time
* Due to exceptionally high demand the wait time between ordering and delivery is currently much longer than usual. All new orders will immediately be placed on our shop schedule which is booked for several months in advance at the moment. Thank you for understanding!
That’s it! Enjoy For Years!
Once your package arrives, the rest is pure enjoyment. Simply unpack your chest, place it at its desired location, store your belongings inside, and enjoy for years to come! And who knows, maybe someday your grandchildren will be using that very chest to store their own precious belongings.
For more details on the Amish Handcrafted Process, check out the steps on our About Us page.
Uses for a Cedar Chest
Cedar Storage Chest
This well built solid wood cedar chest allows you to store bedding, blankets, and family heirlooms. Built by master Amish craftsmen, this durable cedar wood chest can easily be moved from room to room to best suit your needs. Also, cedar wood will provide some of the most superior pest protection. You will be impressed at how well the cedar wood chest protects your most valuable possessions from fungi and pests. But most of all, you will you love the pleasant smell of the aromatic cedar wood.
Preserve Family Heirlooms
All throughout history, cedar wood chests have been one of the most popular chests used to protect many old prized family heirlooms. Since our Amish cedar chest is built with beautiful solid hardwood cedar, it is especially designed to control odors, humidity, and repel pests with its natural cedar oils. You will marvel at the superior craftsmanship of this Amish cedar chest. A cedar chest is the perfect way to protect family heirlooms to pass on to the next generations.
Fill this vintage cedar chest with all of your family’s most prized possessions. Family heirlooms like your grandmother’s wedding gown, old photographs, and important documents will be safe for years to come. Like our vintage style steamer trunks, our Amish handcrafted cedar chests are also designed to be passed down your lineage to store your family’s history, keepsakes, and heirlooms for generations to come.
With an Amish cedar chest in your home, your friends and family will be sure to notice. The inviting cedar smell and the beautiful cedar hardwood will arouse the curiosity of everyone who passes by. Now you will be able to inform your friends of all the unique benefits of having a cedar wood chest. Also, you can entertain your guests for hours with all the history and the stories behind each of your prized family heirlooms.
Benefits of Cedar Wood
With its variety of benefits, you will love what our cedar blanket chest has to offer. Because of its unique characteristics, cedar wood is most commonly used in storage areas such as trunks, chests, and closets. Not only does cedar wood provide a fresh aromatic smell, it also repels fungi and deters any insects. Our Amish cedar chests are especially beneficial for storing fabric items like clothes, bed sheets, and specifically any wool clothes that you may have.
Cedar Wood Chest Features and Options
Working Lock and Key
On each of our Amish cedar, you can choose to add a working lock and key. With a working lock on your vintage cedar chest, you can have peace of mind that your most valuable family heirlooms will be safe and secure.
Cedar Sliding Tray/Dovetail Joints
Inside the lid of your cedar wood chest, you can add an extra cedar sliding tray. With a smaller tray, you can keep your smaller items separate and at easy reach. Also, you can choose to add dovetail joints to the corners of your wooden cedar chest to give it an older look. Since dovetail joints can be quite challenging, your chest with dovetail joints will project the high quality craftsmanship. In addition, dovetail joints strengthen the chest overall, and give your chest more of a vintage style appearance.
Cedar Chest Front Design
With over twelve options of designs to choose from, you can also add a special engraving to the front of your Amish cedar chest. Choose from a simple design or special saying to personalize your cedar chest. No matter what design you may choose to add, your cedar chest will have a special personal touch that will be unique to you!