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"Jordan" Named after a good friend who inspired this one.

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Posted 4 years ago

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randallbar…
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Here's a cabin trunk I reworked. Late 1890's was it's birthday to my best guess. I've been into utilizing lots of brass in my work lately but leather is something I seldom use to finish a trunk with. Jordan has a fairly thick yet extremely supple feel with this outer and while I did use most of the original hardware, the drawbolts are one liberty I took. Lined with black felt and a silk weave seemed to suit the inner and with the almost military look of the outside, I thought this would be a good contrast.

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  1. sassan1963, 4 years ago
    dear sir, i have a trunk just like the first on you have on your page..... my brother bought it at a yard sale for i think under 20 dollars. the date on the inside says 1893. what do you think it could be worth....?
  2. Drill Drill, 1 month ago
    Extremely nice work, your pieces have been an inspiration to others.

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