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April 17, 2017 AT 3:00 pm

This Tool Chest is a Woodworker’s Dream from the 19th Century

Studley Toolbox 1

A thing of beauty!

Write-up from MyModernMet:

Any good woodworker has a decent toolbox, but no one has ever created something as special as the Studley Tool Chest. This beauty is 20×40 inches when closed (40×40 inches when open) and contains 300 tools within its carefully crafted mahogany rosewood, ebony, and mother-of-pearl case. As interesting as the piece itself is, it has a long history, which at one point saw it displayed in the Smithsonian.

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