Project 49: Upholstery

December 30, 2011

Wicker trunk attributed to Joachim Schildhauer, New Holstein, Wisconsin, 1890-1915

I have had a wicker trunk since I was young. It went back and forth to college with me (one time full of books, which was when I learned to pack books in smaller boxes). I still have it, though the top is a bit worse for wear.

My vision for this trunk has been for it to have an upholstered top and function more like a bench. Now instead of just imagining it (like I have for at least a decade) I’m going to do it. Watch this space for updates!

Photo by Wisconsin Decorative Arts on Flickr

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