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Project by Jim posted 03-09-2014 08:46 PM 1537 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made several of these Jelly Cupboards several years ago for gifts. The are made from pine. The tin panels were all punched by me. I filed a nail down, put it in my drill press, set the depth limit on the drill press and punched all the holes (drill press was turned off). I then soaked the tin in vinegar for several days to get the rusted patina I wanted.

I put a clear coat on most of the cupboards, but one I used white milk paint and distressed it.

The plans are from Woodsmith No. 87.

Thanks,

-- http://iamawretch.com/





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MadeinMT

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#1 posted 03-09-2014 10:02 PM

Very pretty and right up my alley. Good for you to punch you own tin. I’ve always just purchased them. What is the finish on the pine?

-- Ron, Montana

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MadeinMT

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#2 posted 03-09-2014 10:05 PM

Forgive me, Jim, I just realized you explained the finish….....

-- Ron, Montana

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Grumpymike

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#3 posted 03-10-2014 12:33 AM

Nice piece, well done.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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oldrivers

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#4 posted 03-10-2014 01:24 AM

Good job and useful as well.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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Rick

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#5 posted 03-10-2014 01:46 AM

Very nice.

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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Roger

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#6 posted 03-10-2014 12:05 PM

Very nice build. The tins are awesome

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#7 posted 03-17-2014 02:05 PM

Beautiful and well made cupboard, like the punched tin and the country style. Great job!

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