Punched tin pine cabinet project

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Project by dbloss posted 687 days ago 1950 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this cabinet as a wedding gift for some good friends of mine. It measures 36” wide x 48” tall and is 16” deep. I made raised panels sides and a combination of raised panel and tin panels in the doors. I stained it with red mahogany

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#1 posted 687 days ago

Wow very impressive. Did you work on the tin yourself? If you did what is the best way to create the design on the tin?

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#2 posted 687 days ago

Very beautiful. Great job.

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#3 posted 687 days ago

Very nice job. I really like it.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#4 posted 687 days ago

Thank you for the welcome and the compliments. jrhovde, I did not make the punched tin panels. Those I purchased from an online distributor.

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#5 posted 687 days ago

Really nice, bet they love it.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#6 posted 687 days ago

Wow…really nice work. They should be proud of that. Welcome to the site

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#7 posted 687 days ago

Well..They havent gotten it yet. Their wedding is at the end of the month, but I have sold 3 more of these in just showing a few people on Facebook and at work in the last few days.

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#8 posted 687 days ago

It turned out very nice. Is that white pine?

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#9 posted 687 days ago

Beautiful piece of work and furniture. Really nice detail. I’m sure your friend will like it.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#10 posted 687 days ago

Excellent workmanship!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#11 posted 687 days ago

Really fine piece of work. I’ve made a few cabinets with pierced tin panels and had one in which the panel got dented during early use. Now I back the tin panel insert with one quarter inch oak plywood to make it more dent resistant.

When using these stock tin panels you often find that the range of sizes is limited. So I acquire the panels and then build outwards from the panel size as I construct the cabinet. Of course if you pierce the tin yourself you’re did not restricted by this size limitation. But that’s way more work than I am up for.


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#12 posted 686 days ago

Love it, great job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#13 posted 686 days ago

very nice! would love to see the inside.

-- Mike, Tennessee

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#14 posted 686 days ago

Hubanero… an image of the inside of the cabinet has been added to the gallery three shelves made from pine

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