Grooves run the width of this 11'' x 18 1/2'' x 3'' wood silver chest. The joints are dove tailed. The inside is lined with orange fabric to prevent tarnish. There are 12 double banded slots for knives in the lid. There are 11, 1 3/4'' deep, slots for stacking and a nub for a serving piece. This older chest has seen use. The felt is worn. There's a crack in the lid and some scratches.