HANDMADE BY THE ARTIST CHESTNUT WOODCABIN PAT BROYLES

YOU ARE BIDDING ON THE CHESTNUT CABIN ONLY. IT IS 19"TALL BY 10.5" WIDE BY 5.25" DEEP. IT IS MADE FROM OLD CHESTNUT WOOD AND IT HAS A RED ROOF.A NICE SCREEN DOOR AND A WOODEN CHIMNEY. SOME OF YOU ASK ABOUT THE OLD CHESTNUT WOOD WE USE TO MAKE OUR CABINS. THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT TREES WERE HIT BY AN EXOTIC BLIGHT INTRODUCED IN THE UNITED STATES FROM JAPANISE CHESTNUT NURSERY STOCK JUST AFTER THE TURN OF THE CENTURY. AROUND 1910. THE LITTLE HOLES YOU SEE IN OUR CHESTNUT CABINS CAME FROM THE WORMS THAT DESTROYED THE TREES. DUE TO THEIR ABUNDANCE AND ENORMOUS SIZE, THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT RANKED AS THE MOST IMPORTANT WILDLIFE PLANT IN THE EASTERN UNITED STATES. WORMY CHESTNUT BECAME MUCH SOUGHT AFTER A GOOD 20 YEARS AFTER THE BLIGHT. TODAY 100 YEAR OLD CHESTNUT RECLAIMED FROM OLD BARNS AND OTHER STRUCTURES ARE HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER. DEAN AND I TORE A 10 ROOM HOUSE DOWN JUST TO GET THE CHESTNUT WOOD. A LOT OF OLD LOG CABINS WERE BUILT FROM CHESTNUT LOGS. IF YOU HAVE GOOD FEEDBACK I WILL SHIP NEXT DAY IF PAID WITH PAYPAL. I WILL COMBINE SHIPPING. YOU PAY ONLY SHIPPING COST. ALL OF OUR FOLK ART IS MADE BY MY PARTNER AND I (ONLY). WE HAVE BEEN MAKING FOLK ART FOR 30 YEARS. WE USE ONLY OLD WOOD FROM CABINS AND BARNS THAT WE DISMANTLE IN THE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS OF VIRGINIA W WE HAVE AN ANTIQUE STORE AND FOLK ART GALLERY. WE ARE VERY PROUD TO SAY ... read more