The Beautiful Walnut Chest

Last week I noticed boxes stacked out in front of some storage units. I went over and started talking to a man standing there. As we talked I noticed a small wooden chest sitting by the door. He said he was going to throw it away because of water damage and termites. He said it was made of solid walnut, very old and cost him a lot of money years ago. As I looked at the chest you could see the beautiful craftsmanship. Evidently the wood had been carefully selected, cut and then fitted. Everything very exact and with purpose. The hinges and locks and were of the highest quality.


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