During the months of October to April, we recommend the purchase of a hot weather pack at checkout ($10).
These wooden trugs are handmade in Sussex, UK, by a local family-run business, who for the past 150 years, have been making the Sussex Trug with a simple design, using local native materials. Young coppiced Sweet Chestnut, split and seasoned, makes a strong and light frame for the basket, then flexible and light willow boards give it a body. Two lengths of Chestnut are cut to appropriate lengths, then shaved by hand with drawknife before being steam bent around their corresponding formers, one for the handle and one for the rim. These make the frame of the trug.
The boards to fit are sawn from clefts of willow. These are then cut to the correct length and width before being shaved thinner either end, soaked in water and pressed into the frame and pinned into place with cut copper tacks. Small willow feet are added for stability and with a coat of linseed oil the Sussex Trug is then ready for years of faithful service.
Size: 13cm (with handles folded down) X 28cm X 22cm.
A reward is best in the form of chocolate, and with our Delicious Rewards Chocolate Hamper presented in one of our signature red boxes with gold lining inside, completed with a red and gold specked ribbon, this is a gift you...
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Exclusive to The Chocolate Box. This wonderful wooden crate contains a selection of our favourite chocolates. The crate comes with a clear acetate lid/cover and a stretchy gold band.*Red wine also available on request, please note this in the comments...
The Chocolate Box was first established in Camberwell by our founders, Mr and Mrs Adler in 1958. Today, the family-owned Australian business is managed by the second generation, Marion Adler Bishop and Gary Adler.
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