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Vanderman Strongbox Refinished 1897

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Posted 3 years ago


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Well this old stagecoach trunk has a new life. I took off all the old paint and rust. I removed the paint from the wood and stained it an antique walnut. I do not like painting metal black, so I removed the paint from the corner metal pieces and put on some gun oil for effect. I found an old lock that say "BANK LOCK" on it -- seems to fit the bill. The second picture is the before so you can compare. I painted it a dark green because the black was a little too somber for me. It has a great look -- hope you enjoy!


  1. trunkman trunkman, 3 years ago
    Thanks walksoftly and official fuel -- I had great fun working on this..
  2. trunkman trunkman, 3 years ago
    Thanks The GateKeeper and BELLIN68 for the L's.
  3. trunkman trunkman, 2 years ago
    Thanks collector4evr for the love..
  4. jimborasco jimborasco, 2 years ago
    Jackpot, trunkman. I can't tell you how much i love this strongbox. Great job on the refurbishing.

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