The 2007 Classic Chest has its roots deeply intertwined in Gerstner History. The Style 41 Series of 7-Drawer Chests, which were made from the 1920’s to the 1980’s, were the inspiration for the Style 2007 Classic Chest. The 7-drawer layout has been modified, with taller and deeper drawer, for use with today’s tools and hobbies. The Style 2007 (originally called the Style 41D) was designed in 1998 by Jack Campbell and had a new and fresh look to their 7-Drawer chests and instantly became the best-selling chest in the Gerstner product line.
Originally designed for Machinists & Tool & Die Makers, the Style 2007 has grown in popularity and usage in numerous industries and setting. Coins, jewelry, fly tying as well as guns/knives, sewing and wood turning are just a few of the areas that you would find this Classic Chest well suited for.
Why choose a Gerstner Chest? Simply because your valuables should be stored in a piece of art that is of value. Since 1906, Gerstner & Sons has earned a worldwide reputation of making "The finest tool chests in America." A Gerstner is built with carefully selected hardwoods and veneers that provide a moisture-free environment for the proper storage of your precision tools. Even after a lifetime of daily use, a Gerstner Chest often maintains a value equal to or greater than its original cost.
Dimensions Overall Size 20"Wide x 13-1/2"Tall x 10-1/2"Deep Empty Weight xx Lbs Top Well Dimensions 19" x 3" x 9-1/4" Drawer Dimensions #01 (1) - 5-3/4" x 3-1/8" x 7-3/4" Drawer Dimensions #02 (4) - 5-1/2" x 1-1/4" x 7-3/4" Drawer Dimensions #03 (1) - 18-1/4" x 1-1/4" x 7-3/4" Drawer Dimensions #04 (1) - 18-1/4" x 2-1/8" x 7-3/4"Hand-Rubbed Lacquer Finish. Every Gerstner chest goes through 3 final finishing stages. At each stage the lacquer finish is hand rubbed to give a lasting beauty and protection to the selected hardwoods. Oak and Cherry chests have a hand applied stain, Maple is not stained - this allows the natural wood grain to show.
Hand Fitted Drawers and Panels. Each drawer in a Gerstner Chest is shaped, planed and fitted by hand to insure an exact fit and smooth operation. Tongue & Groove joinery insures structural durability.
Solid Heavy Duty Hardware. All hardware...drawer pulls, corner mounts, carrying handles and locks are specially designed for a lifetime of protection, service and beauty. Some models are available with Brass Hardware standard. An optional upgrade to Brass Hardware is available for an additional charge for all other items.Felt-Lined Drawers and Storage Compartments. The felt-lined cushioned interiors provide special protection against moisture and abrasions for precision tools.Front Closing & Locking Lid. A Trademark of Gerstner Chests is the exclusive front closing lid, uniquely designed to slide under the bottom drawer when in use. When closed/locked, the lid conceals the drawers to protect your valuables against theft, temperature changes and moisture.
Choose from four wood options: American Cherry, Golden Oak, Natural Walnut and Rustic Hickory. You may also choose to have a personalized nameplate. All Gerstner accessories are available at Sporting Artisans. You may also qualify for the Gerstner Owner's Club and can send information to you if interested.
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About The Artist - Gerstner & Sons
H. Gerstner & Sons has always kept quality as the number one priority in establishing the company's reputation. The tool chests were never built to be beautiful, but H. Gerstner & Sons products have a certain "look," and their inherent quality has come to be appreciated as a truly "American" product. The name Gerstner has been well established to mean the highest quality in wooden tool chests, and the use of a Gerstner Chest was, and still is, evidence that a craftsman takes genuine pride in himself and his work.
People have discovered that in addition to their use for tools, Gerstner Chests are ideal as jewelry chests, hobby chests or because of their unique styling they can be used as ideal accent pieces for home decor. The distinctive styling of Gerstner Chests has had a definite influence on other Gerstner products such as: attaché cases, collectors chests, fly tyer cases, and cigar humidors to name a few.
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