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Chawton Tall Chest

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This chest has the same brushed oak interior and painted tulipwood exterior as the other  freestanding pieces in the Chawton collection. You can use it in the living area for storing family games and films, the dining room for tucking your tableware neatly away, or the kitchen for organising your cutlery with the  Orford tray which fits perfectly into the top drawer. You'll also find height-adjustable feet hidden behind the skirting. They're there so you can match up both sides of the chest, just in case your floor's not perfectly even.

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The materials: oak

Oak’s sense of tradition together with its distinctive (but not too knotty) grain makes it our go-to timber. Our wood is durable when it comes to knocks, but we’ve further protected it from spills with a Dark Vintage Oak IsoGuard finish – our natural, VOC-free, oil-based formula that doesn’t mask the timber’s character.

The materials: tulipwood

We use tulipwood because it’s strong, smooth and has very few knots, which is the ideal surface for painting. But when it comes to the application, we know that not all furniture and every colour needs the same method, so that’s why we vary the number of coats and use hand-finishing techniques specific to each piece.

Design detail

All Chawton’s hardware, from the cupped handles to the sliding rails on the cupboard sections, is finished in deep, dark bronze. It’s quite a contemporary look but with a touch of tradition. And, it’ll complement whichever colour you choose from our carefully curated palette, whether it be our go-to Snow shade or deep blue Ink.   With these drawers, we’ve taken both aesthetics and practicality into account. To ensure they glide smoothly into place, we’ve included soft-close runners which sit underneath, so you won’t see them but the drawer will still shut smoothly.

Doing the right thing

This long-lasting piece is created with wood from the Appalachian Mountains, a region where for every tree harvested or decaying, 2.4 naturally grow back in its place which contributes to forest regeneration. The wood then goes to our production house, where a dedicated team is leading us towards becoming the most sustainable home and lifestyle brand by 2030. Not only is the production house powered by highly energy-efficient heat pumps, it also reuses and recycles as many by-products as possible to reduce waste and thereby, do what we can to take some of the pressure off our planet. As well as the wood, our paints are made with both people and planet in mind, too. They're water-based, extremely low in VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds, which release harmful chemicals and unpleasant odours), are suitable for plant-based lifestyles, and they've never been tested on animals. Each pot is made in the UK by our trusted partners who have been mixing paint since 1740.

Chawton's design story

Inspired by the age-old concept of full-wall libraries, the Chawton has been on quite a design journey, all of which you can read about on our journal. Once you’ve discovered Chawton’s story, take a peek at the rest of the collection, or if you’d like advice on how to create a configuration that suits you, just pop into one of our stores to speak to a member of our friendly, well-informed team. You can find your nearest here.

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  • Width: 90cm
  • Depth: 48cm
  • Height: 91cm
  • Weight: 86.5kg
  • Product Code: CHW-SID-DRW-6DRW-SNG-SN
  • Furniture orders to the mainland UK and Northern Ireland come under our white glove service. 
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  • You can return any item within 28 days of delivery, but you may be charged for a courier or collection service.
  • If you cancel your order within 24 hours, you will be fully refunded.
  • For tailored items and fitted cabinetry, we can only refund 80% of the cost.
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