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Project by SCBryan posted 01-13-2012 10:36 PM 1304 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Pie Safe was a first for me in that I cut down the pine tree, delivered to a local saw mill and eventually ended up with a finished project. The decorated tin was also a first, I sketched or printed off a pictures and punched the tin using an awl and hammer. The tin represents places my wife and I have lived or favorite vacation spots from SC. Upper left is a typical shrimp boat from Beaufort SC, middle left is the Kershaw-Corwallis Revolutionary War house, lower left is the Hunting Island Light House (Beaufort, SC), upper right is the outline of SC with Palmetto tree logo, middle right is the Cooper River Bridge from Charleston, SC and finally the lower right is a Polo Player from Aiken, SC. Bryan Collins

-- Bryan, South Carolina





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#1 posted 01-13-2012 10:59 PM

Great project. That is a very personal piece, which, after all, is one of the best aspects about making furniture for yourself.

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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#2 posted 01-14-2012 12:03 AM

Very very nice work you did it from tree to finished project,such a great job on the tin work too.

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#3 posted 01-14-2012 12:23 AM

That’s cool. The Personalization is great. I’ve never seen a Pie safe with a drawer in it, another great addition.

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#4 posted 01-14-2012 03:03 AM

Great looking pie cabinet

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 01-14-2012 08:18 AM

fine job! keep posting your work

-- IF YOUR NOT MAKING DUST...YOU ARE COLLECTING IT! SOUTH CAROLINA.

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