A chest is a user made item that can be used to store up to 20 item stacks. They can also occasionally be found in the wild, but are always boobytrapped. Trapped chests can hold eskimos, rings, and other goods. It must be placed on flooring. It is made using 6 Wood and requires a Workbench.

It can be dismantled using a Hammer.

Chest - Crafting Screen