pie safe

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Project by lunn posted 12-12-2012 02:18 PM 1222 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Special ordered walnut pie safe. I’ve made over a dozen pie safes mostly out of pouplar and a couple of ceder. I also make my own tins out of 5v roofing tin, the pattern doesen’t show up in these photos. To darken/age the tin i use muratic acid and water about 40/60. I now have 2 made of mulberry.

-- What started as a hobbie is now a full time JOB!

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#1 posted 12-12-2012 02:33 PM

Very nice! I like the tin work you’ve done too. Nice job all the way around.

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#2 posted 12-12-2012 05:00 PM

Quality counts,this counts big time.

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#3 posted 12-12-2012 05:03 PM

Very nice work. Congratulations.

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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#4 posted 12-12-2012 05:48 PM

That’s what we call a fine job.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#5 posted 12-12-2012 05:58 PM

There’s just something about its simplicity …

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#6 posted 12-12-2012 08:28 PM

I love this piece! Great job! I recently built an early Jelly cupboard out of Maple instead of pine, and I was very happy with the result. And your Walnut pie safe takes the cake! Wow!

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

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#7 posted 12-12-2012 10:59 PM

I too like the simplicity. Nice quality work. I love pie safes and cupboards. Check out my cupboard project I posted a while back.

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#8 posted 12-13-2012 02:46 AM

Outstanding work…I told the wife I should make one of those….She said where would we put it….I said well out in the shop of course…...Yeah right pie pig she answered….

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#9 posted 12-13-2012 03:17 AM

this is really quite nice in walnut, i would even like to see the others you mentioned in mulberry…very nice build

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#10 posted 12-13-2012 11:12 AM

Great job on your pie safe. The contrast between the walnut & the tin sets the piece off.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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