Kitchen tin punched cabinet

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Project by Belg1960 posted 10-02-2011 10:20 PM 1881 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This unit is about 30” by 24” high, the tins were bought from one of the wife’s catalogs.

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#1 posted 10-03-2011 01:27 AM

Nice design and very well made, I like the degree of that simplicity!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 10-03-2011 03:07 AM

Nice looking pie safe the tin has the same pattern as the antique safe here at home. are you doing any type of finish? thanks!

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#3 posted 10-03-2011 08:27 AM

Pie never makes it inside. I eat it. Nice job on the pie safe. The vent pattern is wonderful.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#4 posted 10-03-2011 09:16 AM

Great work Pat, I saw one of Norms projects some years back where he built a pie safe. He must have spent days stamping all the tin.

-- No one plans to fail, they just, just fail to plan

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#5 posted 10-03-2011 12:45 PM

Thanks for the feedback folks, the finish on the piece is a cream colored paint with an antique glaze over that. the tins were left raw so they could develop a patina. Seems to fit in real well with this style. I tag along every once in a while when SWMBO goes to craft/flea market shows and this seems to be a very popular finish. The catalogs we get at home are another great inspiration for ideas of this type. She can usually find something I could make for her.

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#6 posted 04-29-2013 12:16 PM

Hey Pat, as you know I like scrounging for recycled items… sometimes you can find out tin ceiling tiles too for projects like this… just clean and trim to size you need! I’m so lucky as we have a place just two miles from my house that demo’s houses, barns, businesses and they try to recycle 95% of them… a crew goes in and cleans them out, windows, doors, cabinets, tile etc… I’ve found a LOT from that place! Love your projects!!!

-- "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."

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#7 posted 04-29-2013 12:27 PM

This is such a nice cabinet and has a lot of character.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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