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Historic wooden items
Carved oak desk box, English oak carcase, oak pegs, tulip poplar lid and base, pintel hinges. Inner till is Himalayan cedar.
Interior of Nuremberg spectacle case, based on one made by Lienhardt Fraischlich in 1613, now in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg. Link to the museum page by clicking on the photograph.
Field maple grown in the backyard, brass wire hinges and catches, hand marbled paper.
As well as storing thread and needles, they are just the right size for maintaining the right tension when whipping rope ends, serving bowstrings or binding feathers on to arrows.
Turned box, Australian White Mahogany, dimensionally approximately accurate interpretation of Mary Rose find 80A1561.
There's good continuity of use in England and at least Germany, possibly the whole of western Europe from AD1100 through to the post-medieval period.
Painted Tudor chest with engraved Morris board. Inspiration for the board comes from one carved on a barrel head found on the Mary Rose, 1545.
Pine, nails and paint.