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Deep-sea Chest

This sturdy chest was constucted from the growing number of heavy pine boards in my stock of timber, some driftwood, others reclaimed from a local builder.
The four oak panels are carved with relief images of weird deep-sea fish (angler-fish, viper-fish, hatchet-fish and gulper-eel). Holed pebbles are trapped on iron bars between the end-pieces.
The strong hasp and staple render the chest impregnable. These allowed me the opportunity to turn my skills to metalwork for a change.
The chest is 4 feet wide by 18 inches deep by 18 inches tall.