The rusty metal, the worn paint and the history lesson makes this definitely a conversation piece.
The words on the box say "Carpenters Toolbox Wheelwright "
Do you know what a Wheelwright is? He was a carpenter that built and repaired the wooden wheels. Wooden wheels were phased out in the early 1930s so we are looking at a tool chest that is around 100 years old. After cleaning the decades of dirt off it, Wise Owl furniture salve was used to nourish the wood and we added hairpin legs.
This table would be an amazing coffee table for a small space or it would even work as a bench.
Measures: 29.5"W x 13.75"D x 20"H