Caution: Don’t place rubber-based lamps, telephones, radios or other objects on lacquer finishes unless the surfaces are protected by pads.
Rubber can cause a chemical reaction, turning the finish yellow.
Then, out of 100 feet purchased, only 40 feet will meet Lane’s exacting requirements for grain and color.
This fine wood is then finished with a mellow gunstock patina, enriched in character with dovetail inlays.
The Lane Acclaim Cedar Chest above appears to have “matchmaker changeable front panels” giving it maximum decorative versatility.
The cedar-chest division of the Lane Company closed down in 2001 after making cedar chests for 89 years.
Where there are chairs there is bound to be a few dining table options — again sporting the signature dovetail edges. The dressers and chests in this line are also quite amazing.
Being Lane — the company most notably known for their cedar chests — of course the Acclaim line had to have one.
Let your finger-tips brush across the satin-sooth dovetailing — you won’t be able to tell where the joinings are.
Drawers operate easily and smoothly on steel ball bearing drawer guides.