Sunday, September 23, 2012

The Seller's Hoosier Cabinet Finished!

Hey there! I finally figured out most of the new formatting in Google Blogger in the revisions.
I don't know about you but September for me has flown by in a snap but I, oh so eagerly, am awaiting for nature to reveal it's Fall beauty of colorful leaves!!!
This week and last, Mr. Darcy has finished the old Sellers Hoosier cabinet and  we both LOVE the way it turned out.
Here are the before pics:





and the after 2 weeks of meticulous work by Mr. Darcy's talented hands.


We chose to strip the paint/ sand it off then stain it Special Walnut stain on the outside and the inside a white color.

The ceramic top that is pulled out when needed was white and red.
He painted the red, black and it is awesome.
The handles and hinges were hand sanded, washed, resanded and painted flat black along with the hinges.
All the hardware is original even all the hinges.

I am amazed at this beautiful old Hoosier cabinet that will be part of the kitchen.

It has a flour bin in the middle that pulls out. The metal was restored and painted the white.
It holds 50 lbs of flour and has the sifter, all functional at the bottom.

A true baking center and this piece was made between 1910 and 1930.





Some of the cabinet was kept distressed.



There is an original wire basket that is on the left lower cabinet door inside.

I'll put pics on it later with the basket which was painted the flat black and put on the door.
This was to hold rolling pins or pie tins.

If you look closely on the right lower part there is a space that used to have a wire basket.
This was the only thing missing when I bought it at auction for 75.00.

I will keep this and treasure it all my life.
Many restored Hoosier cabinets list for 500-3000.00.
I think Mr. Darcy did an awesome job!!!


There's no place like home.

Clicking my shoes with Toto,

Jennifer

42 comments:

  1. Your cabinet is looking so lovely..
    Such a sweet chart..thank you so much
    Hugs xxx

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  2. Turned out really nice. Love the finish. Thank you for all the really great patterns you give us!!

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  3. I love your hoosier cabinet, and I'm so jealous. You paid only 75?? Wow. I looked online and around my city 20 years ago, and they were way more than that. I love what you've done to it. At first I thought, oh you should leave it as it is, distressed, but I think when looking at it now, you have enhanced the beauty of it, and rejuvenated it for many years to come. Congrats !! and Thanks for the design!! :)

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  4. Your cabinet is beautiful! Such a treasure! I know you and your Mr. Darcy have had so much fun working on it together! Please post photos when it's all in place and fixed in your pretty home!
    Love the chart, too--so true! You are very talented!

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  5. A beautiful finish on the cabinet. I love refinishing old pieces and this one is especially nice. Good job.

    Thank you so much for the chart. A sweet design for sure.
    Cross’N My Stitches

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  6. Awesome~~Mr Darcy did a fabulous restoration on this...I love it...I am sure you are very proud of him and his patience and abilities. "great job Gary..the Fox...Jenn it is so gorgious! Enjoy it...great find keep pickin!!!

    Hugs, enjoy rest of your day you two. Reina

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  7. It turned out beautiful! And you got it at such a great price. :)

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  8. gosh .. it looks fabulous ... hope you manage to drop on a basket to fill that place :)
    love mouse xxxx

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  9. You both did a beautiful job. The cabinet turned out beautifully.

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  10. Dearest Jennifer,

    Your Mr. Darcy did an excellent job. He's for keeps!
    Enjoy your fall weather, you home is cozy and ready for it. The mountains will be breathtaking, that's for sure!
    Hugs to you,
    Mariette

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  11. Wow, what an awesome buy you got on your hoosier! Love the remake - Mr. Darcy is a keeper! ;)

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  12. Wow, it looks awesome!
    Mr. Darcy did a great job on it.
    What a treasure you found.
    Marilyn

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  13. What a grand piece!
    How fortunate you are to have it and that your husband took such meticulous care in restoring it.
    Karen

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  14. The cabinet is beautiful and I love the classic colors! Mr. Darcy is a keeper!

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  15. Wow! What an incredible Hoosier Cabinet! Your restoration is just gorgeous. It is truly a treasure that will be a family heirloom for generations! Thank you for sharing all of your wonderful pictures!

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  16. That is such a gorgeous cabinet! Thanks for the sampler - I love it.

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  17. Love what you've done with the Hoosier Cabinet. It's really beautiful! Love your needlework, also! Keep up the great work!

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  18. thnx for the freebie chart.
    I had to think for a second, because I'm Dutch.
    In Dutch it is: Oost, West, Thuis best. I bit shorter...

    I'm going to pin it.

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