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Project by Paul Sipos posted 690 days ago 794 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

128 posts in 757 days


#1 posted 689 days ago

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

-- Ron, Montana

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oldnovice

3581 posts in 1964 days


#2 posted 688 days ago

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

14 posts in 693 days


#3 posted 687 days ago

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 668 days ago

The wife decided to confiscate this yesterday for her canning.

-- psipos@snakebite.com

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HorizontalMike

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#5 posted 668 days ago

I love the distressing you did! Cool!

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

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