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I enjoy working on my new website which is Blanket Chest Heirlooms.

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Cherry Hope Chest

Hope chests are a great familiar reminder of our childhood. Our grandmothers stored their most treasured items in their cherry hope chests, then enticed us into good behavior so that we could explore .
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Creative Style Blanket Chests

Some people seem to think that the only styles of blanket chests are too traditional and perhaps a little boring. With very little searching, you can find really wonderfully styled blanket chests or ..
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Blanket Chests With Dovetail Joinery

Dovetail joinery was a favored construction technique among Colonial wood workers. The beautiful finished look and strength that this joinery gives to blanket chests makes dovetailing as popular ..
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Fine Wood Hope Chests

Hope chests are the type of furniture that is handed down in families from child to child or given on special occasions. This makes it very important to have your hope chest made with long lasting, ..
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Quality Blanket Chests

When we think of quality blanket chests, we usually think of the wonderful wooden chests that our grandmothers possessed. They filled their hope chests with heirlooms and family memorabilia which ..
(February 22, 2010)
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Customize Your Blanket Chest

Blanket chests and hope chests, better known as dowry chests in times past, are heirloom furniture for your family. These quality wooden chests are made with care and precision in many different ..
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Inlay Design On Blanket Chests

Master wood craftsmen, usually known as cabinet makers, during the Early America Era, created blanket chests with very intricate designs. Beautifully crafted inlay design patterns on blanket chests ..
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Hex Signs on Hope Chests

One of the more interesting aspects of the Pennsylvania Dutch culture was to paint hex designs on buildings, especially above doorways and on barns, and on hope chests. These beautifully rendered hex .
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Handcrafted Blanket Chests

Too many pieces of furniture fill our homes that are not meant to last more than 20 years. Handcrafted blanket chests, on the other hand, last for generations since they are constructed with the best .
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Hope Chest Heirlooms

Hope chests started out as one of the initial furniture pieces owned in most newly wedded couples households in Early America. These heirloom hope chests are as treasured as the family keepsakes ..
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Dovetailed Blanket Chests are Keepsakes

All blanket chests which have been handed down for generations by families have something in common. They all start with great joinery styles. Dovetail joinery has proven to be not only extremely ..
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Blanket Chests-Best Versatile Furniture

Blanket chests have been making a come back as the furniture of choice in American households. This versatile furniture can be placed in all areas of your home with great results in adding that ..
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Queen Anne Style Blanket Chest

The Queen Anne furniture and blanket chest style in America was one of many which emulated fashionable furniture design forms brought from Europe by immigrants. Even though this style was in vogue ..
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Mission Furniture Blanket Chests

The Mission furniture style has been a favorite choice in the wood working world for handmade blanket chests. Beautifully done joinery and design style make them custom furniture of choice among ..
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Shaker Style Hope Chests

Shaker Style furniture and hope chests are perceived by many to have a unique simple beauty in their design element. This is interesting since the Shaker community condemns creating beauty as a ..
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Pennsylvania Dutch Hope Chests

Furniture styles are constantly changing due to the whims of society. Even so, there is one type of traditional furniture that has seen very little change over the centuries since so many people ..
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