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Project by David posted 11-12-2010 03:10 AM 2515 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a pie safe made as a gift for a coworkers wife. All solid wood construction, cherry and poplar secondary woods. Copper panels were purchased at VanDykes. Finish is a dark Cabernet exterior and clear coated interior. A secret compartment was placed between drawers as a divider.

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ND2ELK

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#1 posted 11-12-2010 03:47 AM

Very nice looking pie safe. Beautifully done. Thanks for posting.

God bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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terrilynne

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#2 posted 11-12-2010 04:10 AM

Very pretty. You should have put a padlock on it to keep the pies safe!

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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Tim29

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#3 posted 11-12-2010 06:26 AM

Nice work.

-- Tim, Nevada MO

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#4 posted 11-12-2010 06:42 AM

Thats a nice beautiful pie safe.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#5 posted 11-12-2010 07:45 AM

Very nice job, looks great.

-- Tom D

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#6 posted 11-12-2010 01:46 PM

Really nice!

I’ve done one with steel screen and after seeing this one I now want to try one w/ the copper!

Thanks for posting!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#7 posted 11-12-2010 03:14 PM

That really looks great. I have made a couple in pine with tin panels. I agree with Bob above – the copper was an excellent choice, especially with the color of the exterior wood.

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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TungOilTim

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#8 posted 11-12-2010 04:01 PM

This is something that I’ve really wanted to make. Looks wonderful, thanks for sharing.
Tim

-- Tim, Plant City FL

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Cozmo35

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#9 posted 11-12-2010 04:03 PM

So David,...you guys have a lot of problem with people stealing pies in Virgina? LOL!

Awesome work! Nice choice of wood too!!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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shopmania

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#10 posted 11-12-2010 08:21 PM

I was going to say what about blueberry pies, but I see someone already beat me to it with the apple pie comment. Oh well. Looks great!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#11 posted 11-12-2010 08:39 PM

That is a great pie safe.
Are the holes all the way through?

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#12 posted 11-13-2010 02:22 PM

Very nice. I love this type of cabinet.

-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com

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#13 posted 11-14-2010 01:57 PM

I like it. I’ve been planning to make one of these and can’t decide whether to put the drawers at the top or the bottom. I can see arguements for either way but I like the look of them at the bottom. Nice project

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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