Ceiling tin shelf

December 17th, 2008 in member junk     
tuxdog tuxdog, member
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Hi all, this is a wall shelf I made from some old lap board I found and a ceiling tin.

We bought 150 tins, (great deal), for the 34 we need to do our kitchen  ceiling. I sold all but a few not in great shape. Worked out, got what we needed plus Christmas money and helped a few people with restoreing old homes. Anyway, this shelf is about 32" wide by about 40" tall. I just built a simple frame, added the shelf and tin, presto, its really cool.

PS. I built this as a x-mas gift but Lisa loves it so I guess it will stay with us.


Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, frame, shelf

Comments (7)

abitofparis writes: Do you have any tiles left? I am looking to buy a few.
Thanks so much,.
Jen Posted: 5:36 pm on February 27th
suewhitney writes: Beautifully done my friend! It's a classic.

Happy Holidays,
Sue Posted: 9:33 am on December 21st
CottageElements writes: Great job on the ceiling tin. Can't believe you were able to buy 150 of them! I try to pick them up here and there, but usually only find a few at a time. Lucky you! Your ceiling will look awesome!

Lani Posted: 12:50 am on December 18th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Wow! That turned out really nice! How fantastic that you got what you needed and were able to sell the rest. Perfect business transaction. ;)

Thanks for posting this great project.
Candy Posted: 7:50 pm on December 17th
fellowjunker writes: Beautiful repurpose for your ceiling tin........wish I could get my hands on a piece!!!!!!
xojanis Posted: 5:42 pm on December 17th
tuxdog writes: Hi KM, thanks.
We found the tins on Craigslist, a cool funny young lady of 76 years old had pulled them out of an old school house in Bonham Texas.
She used what she needed and sold me the rest.
Be next year before I get to my ceiling, we bought a older home and have tons to do before we get there. Posted: 1:25 pm on December 17th
KimberlyMelamed writes: This is terrific! What a beautiful and useful piece you have created. Way to keep the Junk flowing with your ceiling project. Where did you find all the tin? Posted: 12:40 pm on December 17th
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