Chests & Tourney Boxes

Chests and tourney (tournament) boxes made in styles reminiscent of those seen in the Middle Ages.

Viking War Chest

This chest is designed using elements from the 9th Century Mastermyr chest (shown below), which was found in a bog in Sweden full of Viking Age blacksmith tools. This sturdy chest is crafted from pine and is the perfect height to sit on as well as a place to store your things. This chest is similar to our Viking chest except it is longer giving you more packing space for longer events.

Approximate size 30" wide x 11" deep x 18" tall.


Mastermyr chest

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A till can be added to any of our chests. What is a “Till”? A till is a box within a box. In period a till was used by merchants to hold small valuables and coins. Some period tills were found with lines and grids to aid the merchant in making change. The modern name for a cash register till comes directly from these medieval tills. Our tills slide back and forth on runners allowing access to all the contents of your chest, or they can be removed all together. Tills are great a place for small valuable things that may otherwise get lost, i.e., site tokens, spare change, car keys, etc.

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Price: from $170.00

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Lock

What better accessory for your new chest then a stout lock! Made from steel with a brass cover plate these locks are heavy-duty as well as stylish! Although I cannot guarantee it out of the hundreds of locks I've sold I've never come across two sets of keys that work in same lock! Imported from India helps to keep the costs low!

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Price: from $17.00

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Viking Chest

This chest is designed using elements from the 9th Century Mastermyr chest (shown below), which was found in a bog in Sweden full of Viking Age blacksmith tools. This sturdy chest is crafted from pine and is the perfect height to sit on as well as a place to store your things.

Approximate size 23 1/2" wide x 11" deep x 18" tall.


Mastermyr chest


Till shown in 6-Board Chest

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A till can be added to any of our chests. What is a “Till”? A till is a box within a box. In period a till was used by merchants to hold small valuables and coins. Some period tills were found with lines and grids to aid the merchant in making change. The modern name for a cash register till comes directly from these medieval tills. Our tills slide back and forth on runners allowing access to all the contents of your chest, or they can be removed all together. Tills are great a place for small valuable things that may otherwise get lost, i.e., site tokens, spare change, car keys, etc.

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Price: from $145.00

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Oak Viking Chest

This Oak Viking Chest is designed using elements from the 9th Century Mastermyr chest (shown below), which was found in a bog in Sweden full of Viking Age blacksmith tools. The rounded top and slanted sides give this chest that unique viking rowing bench look. This chest is crafted from oak with hand forged hinges patterned from the original chest as well has forged handles.

Approximate size 23 1/2" wide x 11" deep x 18" tall

A till can be added to any of our chests. What is a “Till”? A till is a box within a box.  In period a till was used by merchants to hold small valuables and coins.  Some period tills were found with lines and grids to aid the merchant in making change. The modern name for a cash register till comes directly from these medieval tills. Our tills slide back and forth on runners allowing access to all the contents of your chest, or they can be removed all together.  Tills are great a place for small valuable things that may otherwise get lost, i.e., site tokens, spare change, car keys, etc.


Mastermyr chest

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Price: from $395.00

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Oak 13th Century Chest

This Oak 13th Century Chest design is based on the coffer church chest found in Canfield, England, built in the early 13th Century; the original is made from heart of oak. The built-in handle design makes for comfortable carrying and added strength.  undoubtedly our strongest design.

Like the original this chest is made of oak and measures approximately 23 1/2" wide x 11" deep and 18" tall. Like all of our chests this chest is sturdy enough to sit on as well as used to store your gear.


Chest shown open

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A period correct style till (as shown above) can be added to this style of chest. What is a “Till”? A till is a box within a box. In period a till was used by merchants to hold small valuables and coins. Some period tills were found with lines and grids to aid the merchant in making change. Many tills in the medieval time period had its own lid. The modern name for a cash register till comes directly from these medieval tills. Tills are great a place for small valuable things that may otherwise get lost, i.e., site tokens, spare change, car keys, etc.

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Price: from $550.00

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Chest Leg Cut Out Detail

Add a stylish detail to your new 6-Board or Viking chest!!!

Price: $10.00

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6-Board War Chest

Sometimes known as the “boarded chest” this design is one of the most basic concepts; six sides form a box therefore, six boards make this chest! The 6-board chest was used throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. The design is so simple and practical that chests of this style are still made today! This 6-Board War Chest is similar to our 6-board chest except it is longer giving you more packing space for longer events.

Made from Pine this chest measures approximately 30" wide x 11" deep and 18" tall. Our chests are sturdy and are the perfect height to use as a seat as well as storage Available painted or unfinished.


An Original 6-Board Chest

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A till can be added to any of our chests. What is a “Till”? A till is a box within a box. In period a till was used by merchants to hold small valuables and coins. Some period tills were found with lines and grids to aid the merchant in making change. The modern name for a cash register till comes directly from these medieval tills. Our tills slide back and forth on runners allowing access to all the contents of your chest, or they can be removed all together. Tills are great a place for small valuable things that may otherwise get lost, i.e., site tokens, spare change, car keys, etc.

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Price: from $140.00

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6-Board Chest

Sometimes known as the “boarded chest” this design is one of the most basic concepts; six sides form a box therefore, six boards make this chest! The 6-board chest was used throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. The design is so simple and practical that chests of this style are still made today!

Made from Pine this chest measures approximately 23 1/2" wide x 11" deep and 18" tall. Our chests are sturdy and are the perfect height to use as a seat as well as storage. Available painted or unfinished.


Original 6 Board Chest

Till Shown in 6-board Chest

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A till can be added to any of our chests. What is a “Till”? A till is a box within a box. In period a till was used by merchants to hold small valuables and coins. Some period tills were found with lines and grids to aid the merchant in making change. The modern name for a cash register till comes directly from these medieval tills. Our tills slide back and forth on runners allowing access to all the contents of your chest, or they can be removed all together. Tills are great a place for small valuable things that may otherwise get lost, i.e., site tokens, spare change, car keys, etc.

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13th Century Chest

This 13th Century Chest design is based on the coffer church chest found in Canfield, England, built in the early 13th Century; the original is made from heart of oak. The built-in handle design makes for comfortable carrying and added strength.  undoubtedly our strongest design.

This chest is made from pine and measures approximately 23 1/2" wide x 11" deep and 18" tall. Like all of our chests this chest is sturdy enough to sit on as well as used to store your gear.

Chest shown open

Additional DescriptionMore Details

A till can be added to any of our chests. What is a “Till”? A till is a box within a box. In period a till was used by merchants to hold small valuables and coins. Some period tills were found with lines and grids to aid the merchant in making change. The modern name for a cash register till comes directly from these medieval tills. Our tills slide back and forth on runners allowing access to all the contents of your chest, or they can be removed all together. Tills are great a place for small valuable things that may otherwise get lost, i.e., site tokens, spare change, car keys, etc.

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Price: $170.00

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