Chest / April 27, 2017 / Roesia Merle
Before you decide on which pine chest of drawers to buy there are many things to consider. For example how tall does it need to be? How many drawers do you need for your storage requirements? Which type of pine finish are you looking for? Most pine chest of drawers have between 4 and 6 drawers with the top set split into smaller drawers. They are ideal for storing socks and underwear with the larger drawers making perfect storage compartments for larger types of clothing. An alternative if you`re pressed for space to to go for a thinner storage chest with just a single set of drawers. These are usually taller than the wider units but have the advantage of being able to fit into smaller spaces.
Some of the finest chest creations were fashioned by British cabinet makers that include Thomas Chippendale. Today you`d find elaborate bombe chest of drawers reminiscent of the 1700s era or magnificent chests during the reign of Louis XV and XVI. Bombe chests have elegant curved lines shapely contours. They are perfect for most furniture buyers who want the stylish period look that can fit well even in compact dining room or entertaining areas or a guest room. For a girl`s room a modern chest of drawers in pink and black can look thoroughly modern and can inspire fresh imaginative ideas and create a feel-good aura.
one of the great furniture making traditions of the world belongs to the Shakers. Their philosophy of a simple life filled with honest work is reflected in their furniture which is some of the most highly sought after in the world. And with good reason: Shakers take care to select quality hardwoods that are not only structurally superior but also beautiful. Thus they are able to produce furniture that features beautiful grain and flawless woodwork. Structurally Shaker furniture sticks to joinery that is tried and true in terms of strength. This means mainly mortise and tenon in members to be joined and chest drawers that are joined by dovetails. Shaker furniture also features clean lines and simple design that fits in with today`s sensibilities.