Pie Safe

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Project by sugarpine posted 07-24-2011 06:46 PM 1480 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My father in law and I teamed up to produce this alder pie safe as a gift to my wife. She picked out the punched tin panels. If you look closely you see that the top panels are apple blossom branches, the middle panels are apple tree branches with apples and the bottom panels are apple pies. It was constructed from alder and stained with General Finishes Prairie Wheat and finished with General Finishes Satin Gel Topcoat.

-- sugarpine

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#1 posted 07-24-2011 07:07 PM

Looks great! She must love it.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 07-24-2011 07:12 PM

A great design. Charles Neil has 24 videos on Youtube on making a piesafe.

I’ve downloaded them all to my computer about 9GB worth.

My wife seamed interested in one also. Yours looks fantastic and I like the tin design.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 07-24-2011 07:16 PM

Really nice. I thought it was cherry when I first saw it. I love the punched tin and the door catches.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#4 posted 07-24-2011 09:51 PM

Nice pie safe.

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#5 posted 07-24-2011 11:36 PM

I like the theme on the tins. Very creative!

-- Robert, Mississippi,

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#6 posted 07-25-2011 02:35 AM

I like the tin work. Did an excellent job.

-- Gerald, Illinois

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#7 posted 07-25-2011 03:13 AM

Very nice, soon ill give that a try.

-- Mike, Marietta,ny

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#8 posted 07-25-2011 07:32 AM

Nice job, Sugar!

-- Mistake? No, that's just an unexpected design opportunity....

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