Drawers! What are they good for?

Drawers, huh, yeah!

What are they good for?

Absolutely everything!

Uh-huh!

I have had a life-long love affair with drawers. For me, they are never too

big, too small or too useless.

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It has never mattered to me if they don’t have a particular function.

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It is how they look that counts.

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My house is full of pieces with empty drawers. But that just makes me feel abundant!

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I like them in all kinds of finishes…

But I love the painted ones best.

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Below, is a favorite workbench of mine, long gone but not forgotten.

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And another favorite, a map case…

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This baker’s table, from a monastery, has drawers all the way around…

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Drawers were built with function in mind, of course, and, even now, most people

want them to serve a purpose.

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Their purpose for me, though, is to please my eye. That’s what they’re good for! Huh!

IMG_7135 These pieces either have been or will be in The Hudson Mercantile.

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