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Project by RusticBru posted 02-08-2009 06:36 PM 2060 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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It started as a pie safe as I remember as a kid. My Grandma was always baking and with a house full of grandkids, she utilized her safe. As I progressed I decided to use copper for the panels, and no real desire to punch holes. Alder and walnut were used, as they seem complimentary. 5 feet tall, with 5 shelves. Beeswax finish after oil. I use a slightly smaller version of this for towels in my bathroom.


-- RusticBru of Utah,

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#1 posted 02-08-2009 06:47 PM

Beautiful piece, looks like it could be 100 years old and in mint condition.

-- You know.... I think that old wood needs to be furniture.

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#2 posted 02-08-2009 06:47 PM

Very nice! Do you keep it out in the snow? Just

-- Dennis Zongker

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#3 posted 02-08-2009 08:05 PM

absolutely gorgeous!!!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#4 posted 02-09-2009 02:06 AM

love it

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#5 posted 02-09-2009 04:54 AM

Beautiful man! Great wood and design and you put it all together masterfully. Wonderful piece.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#6 posted 02-09-2009 07:05 AM

SUPER!!!! Thanks for posting. Did you have a plan or just play it by ear/eye?

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#7 posted 02-09-2009 07:40 AM

I just might have to get me some of that walnut…Looking good Bru!

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#8 posted 02-14-2009 09:42 AM

Very nice! I love that combination of materias and finish.l

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#9 posted 02-14-2009 02:06 PM

Wow is right. I love that cabinet. My Grandparents had one too. I really liked it and didn’t give it much thought until this post. I might have to put one of them on my TO DO LIST.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#10 posted 02-27-2009 09:03 PM

That has some really intriguing coloration!

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