This particular crate has a very nicely worn vintage look to it. It has obviously seen some use, but the lettering and classic script logo are clearly visible.
The drawer fronts are all cut from one continuous hand-selected piece of reclaimed walnut. There was a slight wobble in the old crate, so I mounted it onto a piece of oak reclaimed from a broken desk.
The drawer faces and the base have a light finish of danish oil to help show off the beautiful grain.
The real beauty of this piece is the contrast of the rigid industrialness of the crate with the natural complexities of lines and colors in walnut. This piece of walnut is fairly straight-grained and subtle, which is fun because it gets an "ooh!" as people notice that it's a Pepsi crate with drawers, and then "OOH!" as they see the grain continuity across the face.
20" x 13" x 6" Stamped "DENVER, COLORADO"
Buttonsorter -- Rustic Pepsi Crate W/ 24 Walnut Drawers
- Handmade item
- Materials: crate, walnut, cedar, wenge, rusty nails
- Ships worldwide from Colorado, United States