Large chest of drawers / Compactum

(14 customer reviews)

Large chest of drawers / Compactum

(14 customer reviews)

R6,244.50R8,119.00 inc. VAT


  • Frame made out of supawood, sprayed colour of your choosing.
  • Sprayed frame has a matt finish and not glossy.
  • Front of drawers made from pine wood if stain option is selected. If a solid colour (such as white or grey’s) is selected, front of drawers will also be made from supawood (MDF).
  • Inside of drawers made from brown supawood.
  • White backing board used for underneath/bottom of drawers.
  • Drawers on ball bearing runners.
  • Unit displayed in the 1st picture has a Mid-winter grey frame and silver balau stained drawers. Push to open runners on drawers – this option is not available anymore and we recommend the 45 degree cut out instead.
  • Unit displayed in the 2nd-4th picture has a solid white frame, light white stain on drawers & knobs.
  • Unit displayed in the 5th-7th picture has a Mid-winter grey frame and silver balau stained drawers. Push to open runners on drawers.
  • Unit displayed in the 8th picture has a solid white frame and medium oak stained stained drawers & legs .
  • Unit displayed in the 9th picture is sprayed solid white, with knobs on drawers.
  • Choice of drawer opening (cut out handle, knob etc.)

*If selected NO for spraying of inside of drawers, drawers will be left in brown MDF (supawood).

Not sure which stain to choose? Order our samples here and match them at home!

To customize according to your specifications – please email us with your request.
Lead time specified upon checkout.

Additional information

Weight N/A

Standard, Large

Drawer opening

Half moon cut out, U-shape cut out, Rectangular cut-out, Sharp u-shape cut out, 45° finger pull, Knob/handle (catalogue will be provided), Blanco finger pull

Inside of drawers sprayed Y/N

Yes (same colour as frame), No (brown supawood)


For larger images & product examples, click here

Pine wood:

Clear varnish

Silver balau

Light white

Grey wash

Ash grey


Black wash

Blackened walnut

Medium oak

5% Mist RM

Solid sprayed colours:

Solid white

Chapel spire

Mid winter

Monarch pass

Ash wood:

Clear varnish

Antique bronze

Ash grey



American white oak

Clear varnish


Antique Bronze

Dark oak

Ash grey




French white oak

Clear varnish


2 Sizes available:
Standard: 1200(l)x500(d)x850(h)
Large: 1500(l)x500(d)x850(h)

Inside height of drawer: approx. 160mm

Drawer opening options

Below are the different drawer opening options we have available. Some options are not available on certain products. This is mainly due to the design of the product which doesn’t allow for all of the below options.

Blanco finger pull

Blanco finger pull on single drawer

Rectangular finger pull

Knob/handle – catalogue will be sent upon ordering

Open from bottom

Push to open

45° finger pull

Side view of 45° finger pull when drawer is open

Rectangular cut out

Half moon cut out

U-shape cut out

Care instructions

For a full guide on caring for your Fynbossie furniture, please head over to this section:

To ensure as long a life for your furniture as possible, we recommend you follow our care instructions.

Coarse clothing fabric may in some cases leave marks. Please note that all furniture can become damaged or affected by direct sunlight.

If you use the furniture for its intended purpose and for private use and follow our care instructions, you can look forward to a long life for your new furniture.


Yes, we now deliver nationwide!
Since we are situated in Cape Town, we handle delivery in Cape Town and surrounding areas ourselves.

For all other areas in South Africa, we can also arrange delivery for you and this will be with a third party courier company who we know take good care of furniture specifically. Our preference is Eezi Move but we might substitute shouldn’t they be able to assist at the time.

For all areas outside of Cape Town & surrounds, the delivery option won’t be available upon checkout as we need to obtain a quote from the courier company first. Please email us with your potential order and delivery details, and we will quote you on couriering it to your doorstep.

Should you wish to arrange your own courier, you are also more than welcome to do that. Please let us know with which courier company you are going and we will advise a collection date once available (closer to the end of the lead time).

*courier companies might not deliver to all areas within a province.

If you do not wish to make use of our delivery service, you can select the ‘collection‘ option upon checkout and collect from our workshop in Kraaifontein, Cape Town.

Head over to our Fynguide to ensure that you have ample space for your furniture to fit through entrances and doorways and ultimately, fit in its designated space.

14 reviews for Large chest of drawers / Compactum

  1. Marsha

    Just received our drawers and they’re beautiful!! The perfect size for a compactum & it looks lovely in the nursery.

  2. Quanita Adams

    Firstly, a huge thanks to Mariska and the team who braved the elements yesterday to deliver our beautiful unit.
    It’s perfect and we are thrilled with it. The quality, look, finish everything. Thank you so much, we are so happy with our choice.

  3. Makapa Makhoro (verified owner)

    The Chest of Drawers is absolutely beautiful,I don’t think I will buy furniture anywhere else from now on:) I love the quality and the finish. Very happy with the product.

  4. Melissa McCallum

    My husband and I love the compactum,it is perfect. We had it custom made to fit the room and it’s the exact size. Thank you to the Fynbossie team for everything and your hardwork

  5. Penny Vorster

    Thank you so much for the drawers! Very happy with them!

  6. Katie

    Exactly what we were looking for, looks beautiful in the nursery. Great communication from the Fynbossie team, who happily customized dimensions to make sure it was the desired height and fit around our skirting board. Thank you!

  7. Lara

    Our chest of drawers is perfect! Fynbossie adapted it to our requested dimensions and were so helpful. It turned out beautifully and the workmanship is excellent. The drawers pull out so smoothly!

  8. Katie Huston

    The chest is beautiful, looks great in our space!

  9. Jampie van Aarde

    Dit is presies wat ons wou gehad het en mens kan sien dit is van goeie gehalte.

  10. Nicole Hall (verified owner)

    My compactum arrived this morning and I LOVE IT!! Thank you so much for the beautiful work that you do, I appreciate it! It was such a joy working with you as a company.

  11. Roseline T. (verified owner)

    Beautiful and good it

  12. Vanessa N. (verified owner)

    This is the second time I have ordered furniture from Made by Fynbossie and I am very impressed with their craftmanship and professional services. My compactum is beautiful. Thank you once again.

  13. Chanel Jonker (verified owner)

    Great craftsmanship and stunning service

  14. Kristen C. (verified owner)

    Absolutely beautiful and amazing quality. They are exactly what I was looking for!

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