Reclaimed Wood Brickmold Cabinet
- Beautifully crafted from reclaimed wood with metal accents
- Due to authenticity, slight variations in distressing, finish and color can be expected
- Dimensions: 15" W x 12" D x 30" H
- Packed: One per package (you will receive one cabinet)
- Shipping Date: Leaves our warehouse within 15 business days!
Designed after a true antique, our Brickmold Cabinet provides the perfect storage solution for your smaller supplies and essentials. This shabby chic chest of wooden drawers has a functional design, distressed finish, and tons of rustic appeal that will trick anyone into thinking you paid big money at an antique store! With TEN drawers crafted to resemble vintage brick molds, this LARGE piece will make such a statement among your farmhouse decor!
Wooden brick molds, also known as brick forms or brick moulds, have been used for centuries to shape clay into bricks for construction.
In ancient times, brick molds were typically made from wooden frames with a flat base and four sides. Clay was then pressed into the mold and allowed to dry before being fired in a kiln. These early molds were simple and often crude, but they were effective in creating uniform bricks for building.During the Middle Ages, brick-making became a more specialized craft, and brick molds were improved to create more precise and consistent shapes. Wooden brick molds were still the most common type of mold used, but they were now designed with greater attention to detail and with more complex shapes, such as round and arched bricks. In the 19th century, as industrialization took hold, machines were developed to make bricks more efficiently, and the use of wooden brick molds declined. However, wooden molds remained popular in certain regions, particularly in rural areas where brick-making was still a manual craft.
Today, wooden brick molds are mostly used for decorative purposes and they continue to be a reminder of the important role they played in the history of construction and architecture. Now if your chance to get a repurposed piece of history in your home! This piece will add so much charm and conversation to any space... how cool!
This Brickmold Cabinet is great to store recipe cards and herbs and spices in your kitchen, or mail and supplies in your office. Set this cabinet on any counter-top or even your floor and keep your space clutter-free and organized with loads of vintage style.