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Construction of Boxes Includes
Quality & Custom Design To Make Your Box Your Own

H & S has become a leader in classic design and innovated technology. Our design experts are continually put to the test to find the highest quality materials that will improve the durability and enhance the over-all construction of our products. The description below will enlighten you as to why our products are the best on the market. Look it over then ask, “Why Would You Choose Anything Less Then The Best”.

H & S will continue to Design, Manufacture, and Delivery the finest Tack and Saddle Boxes Made In The USA.

EVERYTHING LISTED BELOW IS INCLUDED IN BASE PRICE OF INDIVIDUAL PRODUCT CONSTRUCTION.

  • 3/8″ Baltic birch plywood / 5 ply
  • 3/8” ABS prelaminated plywood / assortment of colors available
    • used in music cases and upon request for custom orders
  • Initial construction consists of gluing & brad nailing shell together
  • all aluminum extrusions to protect corners and sides of box
  • metal ball corners and braces to protect corners and sides of box
  • 3 ½” swivel wheels
    • 250 lbs. capacity
    • placed on 3/4″ hardwood wheelboard
  • 2 recessed, spring loaded handles
  • 2 recessed, butterfly catch latches
    • left latch is padlocking
  • full piano hinge between lid & box
  • rivets used in construction / not screws
    • screws will loosen over time and cause box to come apart
    • rivets will increase the overall strength of box tremendously
  • stainless steel screws used / not for construction of box itself
    • used to support shelf bracket and compartment sections
  • Traditional Box / Exterior Covering
    • stained 1 of 3 colors choices / Palomino (medium pine), Red Roan (cabernet), or Bay (walnut)
    • 5 coats of polyurethane
  • Standard Box / Exterior Covering
    • Ozite material / Black or Platinum
      • non-woven fabric that won’t fray or unravel
      • extremely durable
      • mold & mildew resistant
      • stain resistant
      • when used on interior application, acts as a moisture barrier to keep leather and silver dry & moisture free during storage
  • Ultimate Box / Exterior Covering
    • Nuvtex (faux leather) material / color & texture choices found on Exterior Covering Page (different textures & colors available that are not shown on Exterior Covering Page)
      • face is poly vinyl with proprietary top coating
      • superior, heavy duty wear resistance
      • inherently stain resistant
      • UV resistant ultra soft leather feel
      • cold crack resistant
      • mildew resistant backing
      • easily cared for & cleaned with warn soap & water
  • Tack Box

    • covered in Ozite material
      • see Ozite description under Standard Box / Exterior Covering
      • choice of black or platinum
  • 1/2 sliding shelf (approximately 1/2 the length of box)
  • divider compartment bottom of box
  • heavy duty lid stay
  • Saddle Box

    • covered in Ozite material
      • see Ozite description under Standard Box / Exterior Covering
      • choice of black or platinum
    • removable or stationary saddle rack
      • shelf on bottom of saddle rack
    • divider compartment bottom of box
    • heavy duty lid stay
  • Blanket Box

    • covered in Ozite material
      • see Ozite description under Standard Box / Exterior Covering
      • choice of black or platinum
    • removable blanket rack
      • 4 blanket bars on rack
      • if rack is removed can be used as storage trunk
    • heavy duty lid stay
    • Note – latches used on exterior / large draw bolt padlocking