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Project by wooded posted 06-28-2013 08:43 PM 1247 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted my pie safe proto-build about 3 months ago. Our Pennsylvania Nephew and Wife requested one and I built it as practice. This one is the second and is going to them. The walnut portion of this safe was built from a single plank 13’ by 13” by 3”. The shelves and back are ash. The tins are beautiful and were ordered custom from a Pennsylvania company by our nephew. Glad to be done with this and ready to do some boxes and turnings…....Thanks for looking..;-J PS, (The proto-build is still posted under my projects)

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com





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Don Broussard

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#1 posted 06-28-2013 08:52 PM

I’ve always like pie safes. Brings back good memories of fresh-baked fruit pies from my younger days. Your design with the drawer is unique to me—kinda like an upside down armoire. The armoire’s drawer is usually below the shelves. Are the shelves adjustable? Nice job with the project, Joe!

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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wooded

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#2 posted 06-28-2013 09:16 PM

Hey Don,.......The middle shelf is adjustable 4 to 5 inches in height with non-sawtooth notches per Charles Neil’’s vids. We found many examples of the drawers at the top and they decided that was their preference. Luckily they are tall people (kinda) as this thing is 54” tall. Thanks, Joe

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 06-28-2013 11:29 PM

Very nice pie safe…excellent job and the wood colour and grain is beautiful… great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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captferd

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#4 posted 06-29-2013 01:59 AM

Love walnut. Nice chest

-- CaptFerd

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GT350

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#5 posted 06-29-2013 02:05 AM

Nice work, I like the walnut.
Mikw

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MadeinMT

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#6 posted 06-29-2013 01:29 PM

Gorgeous. Love pie safes. Nice work.

-- Ron, Montana

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HillbillyShooter

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#7 posted 06-29-2013 01:45 PM

Very attractive project—nicely done!

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

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bonobo

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#8 posted 06-29-2013 01:50 PM

Beautiful.

-- “The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” ― Mark Twain

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Willeh

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#9 posted 06-29-2013 08:19 PM

This is a great one! really nice job, good use of the tins!

-- Will, Ontario Canada. "I can do fast, cheap and good, but you can only pick two... "

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 07-01-2013 06:42 PM

Looks great and well crafted pie safe! Like the design and the walnut. Great job!

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