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Project by Paul Sipos posted 09-01-2012 09:02 PM 1077 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My pastor gave me a bunch of wood from his grandmothers porch witch had old green paint on it. When I first saw it I thought to myself “that would make a nice pie safe” the parts that were cut-to fit (bare wood) were applied with paint I mixed that I had sitting around the shop. Came out pretty nice if I say so myself. I had a woman look at it yesterday that just raved over it. I’m going to sell it for $300.00.

-- psipos@snakebite.com





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MadeinMT

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#1 posted 09-02-2012 05:20 PM

Love “beat up” looking pie safes and jelly cabinets. Nice work.

-- Ron, Montana

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oldnovice

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#2 posted 09-03-2012 03:46 AM

Good looking! How old is it … jokingly! Considering the wood was free, nice profit margin!

I have never been able to master making an antique looking anything.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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rftyree

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#3 posted 09-04-2012 01:13 PM

You should get more than $300 for it. Don’t sell yourself short. I know people that pay a lot more for funiture that looks like that. Nice Job!

-- Russell, Tennessee

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Paul Sipos

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#4 posted 09-23-2012 01:07 PM

The wife decided to confiscate this yesterday for her canning.

-- psipos@snakebite.com

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HorizontalMike

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#5 posted 09-23-2012 06:53 PM

I love the distressing you did! Cool!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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