Mel and I headed up to Lincoln to check out a 1940’s ice box. These are becoming hard to find because a lot of them didn’t survive or have been re-purposed. The great thing about this is that it doesn’t require any power because it is only an icebox. My plan for this piece is to clean it up and repaint it for use as a tea cabinet or maybe even a wine cabinet. I remember an episode of “American Restorations” where he turned a larger one of these into a wine cabinet by installing a cooling system, it was really nifty. Anyway, here are some photos in its current rough condition. I plan to paint the body in a bisque color, the doors in a dark maroon and the feet in black. I think it will look great when I finish.
Our Trip to Lincoln