The Korean War Cabinet

May 28th, 2011 in member junk     
paulwilsonkc paulwilsonkc, member
4 users recommend


Another consignment store find, it was under painted red, black on top then distressed down to some of the red. The cabinet door insets are actually pin-up style pictures of my Mom that she took to send to me Dad, stationed in Korea in the early 50's. Its shows her washing his prized Fleetwood Chevrolet. The sides of the cabinet have the hood emblems from the exact year Fleetwood attached to it.

This turned out really nice, is sold, and lives in the KC metro area!


Pattern or design used: My Own Design
posted in: member junk, vintage, wood, artwork, furniture, family room, living room, bedroom, black, entry, retro, study, office, red

Comments (4)

Man_ito_ba writes: I agree with everyone. Posted: 8:24 am on July 14th
Retrofit Culture writes: I absolutely LOVE this. Such an inspiration! I'm going to have a think and see if I can come up with a piece. I'll let you know if I do :) Posted: 10:00 am on July 10th
FleaMarketTrixie writes: Great piece, love the old photos! Posted: 10:14 am on June 10th
Prior writes: What an awesome little keepsake, Great Pictures. Lezlee Posted: 6:20 pm on May 31st
You must be logged in to post comments. Click here to login.