Shown with Sliding Drawer

Trunk shown broken to view the Hatch

 Elite Tack's BASIC TACK TRUNK, is a small tack trunk designed for Basic needs,
"For the horse owner by a horse owner".
As you will see, it meets all the basic everyday needs of today's English equestrian.
This tack trunk is low-cost, simple-to-build, lightweight, and compact.
 Made of sturdy plywood construction it measures 30-1/2" high x 36" wide x 22" deep.
Intelligent design affords more than enough room to hold all those basic items for your horse.

    Open the Trunk and all your basic needs are right there. The large sliding Drawer can hold those quickly needed items like lunge line, horse treats, vaccines,  braiding tools, grooming clippers or other items.

    To the right of the Drawer is a spot for a standard plastic grooming tote box, just grab it and go. Slide the Drawer over for access to the rest of the Trunk. Pack your extra saddle pad, anti-sweat sheet, cooler and otherwise hard-to-fit items in there. Best of all this Trunk design can easily be customized for the grooming tote box to go on the Left Side, to meet your personal needs.

    Your grooming tote box sits on top of the Trunk Hatch.  Lift the grooming tote box out, open the Trunk Hatch and there is room for your hunt cap, riding gloves, spurs, riding crop, bats or other personal items.

    The Trunk Lid has two large polo wraps pockets and place for those quilted leg wraps or shipping boots. When the Trunk Lid is closed, the Trunk is secures with a single hasp lock. Handles mounted on the sides make for easy lifting.

Materials Needed

1- 1/2" x 4' x 8' Plywood
1 - 1/2" x 4' x 4' Plywood
1 - 3/8" x 4' x 3' Plywood
3 - 1/2" x 3/4" x 8' Pine
1 - 1" x 3" x 10' Pine

1-1-1/2" x 48" Hinge
1 - Hasp Lock
2 - Lid Supports


5-Don Hooper-btt
This Basic Tack Trunk was built by Don Hooper for his wife Lisa

With a place for everything and everything in its place, you're sure to be glad that you choose

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