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Do It Yourself Trunk Refinishing

You may have inherited or purchased an antique trunk that has seen better days. These trunks are an interesting conversation starter that offer a large amount of storage space. They can be used as a bench at the foot of the bed, as a coffee table or even as a stand-alone room accent that adds character to the rest of the room. Although trunk...

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this is what the trunk I got could look like if it were completely restored. All the leather straps are gone and one of latches is extremely hard to work. Still think I'll paint it white....not sure.

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Restored steamer trunk - I have one very similar to this. Refurbished by my husband's grandma as a Christmas present for me. The last one she did before she passed away.

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My favorite source for DIY trunk restoration - helping me restore my 19th century flattop!

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Large Size Dome Top Antique Steamer Trunk: 36"L x 21"D x 26"H Beautifully restored one-of-a-kind antique trunk illustrating and documenting the construction material used over 100 years ago! Surviving Green Cloisonne Exterior Finish. Double Lock,

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Everything you need to know about antique trunks, including antique trunk history, information on trunk makers, and even trunk parts, trunk repair tools, how-to books, and help for antique trunk do-it-yourselfers.

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My Grandmother stored all family pictures in a chest like this in the 3rd bedroom upstairs which stepped downed. It had the iron bed and 2 windows, one overlooked the long driveway and current berry bushes and the other the outhouse. It had hardwood floors and it was my room when we went to visit.

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I could be very comfortable here. Lisa Goulet Design - Cottage Decor.

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unusual trunks | THE STEAMER TRUNK Worldwide Authority on Antique Steamer Trunks and ...

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