Sandook | Cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Naurangabad, Tarn Taran, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Metal (Alloys, Brass), Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Sandook are made using seasoned wood, making them sturdy and durable. While it is mainly used for storing items inside it, the space below and above the sandook is also used to store a number of household items. An empty metal grain silo was stored on top of this example.

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