By 1910, its kitchen cabinet making business was doing so well that the lumberyard portion of the business was discontinued. Simply put, if something was original equipment on a Hoosier Cabinet, we've probably got a vintage-style reproduction part to match. It is possible that some of the kitchen cabinet makers in the list did not make their product in the Hoosier style. Sellers Company was founded in , in 1888. Denver: Active Interest Media, Inc. The housewife or servant could stand in one place and make a complete meal, stepping back only to bring filled pans to the stove or dirty bowls to the sink — In other words a marketing ploy name for the high end Hoosier Cabinet of that time. It does have the flour glass Jar with opening bottom no sifter.
It looks like the 1911 version in Saturday Evening Post ads. We were able to use standard 1-by-2s for all but two of the face frame pieces, Q and S. A Hoosier cabinet made of oak, ca. Some manufacturers also included a cracker jar. The base section usually has one large compartment with the covered in metal that offers more workspace, and several drawers to one side. Hoosier kitchen cabinets were extremely common in the first two decades of the 20th century. Apply your stain of choice followed by a couple of coats of polyurethane.
Manufacturers often had to use different types of wood in the creation of the cabinets. Advertising was conducted in newspapers and national magazines such as and , where the reader was likely to be a woman. At that time, the owners decided to restart in New Castle, Indiana, which is located about 25 miles 40 km south of Albany. Using data from a study by a famous efficiency engineer , the company claimed that their product could save 1,592 steps per day. It was stripped of the flour sifter and most accessories. The Shelbyville plant, which became the fifth largest kitchen cabinet factory, was sold in 1919 to L. The Hoosier Manufacturing Company was sold in 1942 and liquidated.
Cabinets without the original accessories are typically lower priced. Spike Carlsen is a master carpenter who appreciates fine craftsmanship and woodworking challenges. Some of the larger manufacturers were Campbell-Smith-Ritchie Boone ; Coppes Brothers and Zook the Napanee ; McDougall Company; and G. I do not have a top shelving section for this, just the base. The company continued for another 18 months, but was then liquidated.
This culinary workstation allowed owners to maintain an efficient and clutter-free kitchen by centralizing utensils, cookware, tools, and ingredients all the while providing a space in which to prepare the meals of the day. Check the shipping details before you buy. The company was sold and liquidated in 1942. This company was established in , in 1902. The company was listed as a stove manufacturer in 1915 by inspectors from the Michigan Department of Labor. .
The sticker is only partially there and it says Caution but you really can't read anything but a random word here and there. The two largest manufacturers, Hoosier Manufacturing and G. Below are several pictures of cabinets with different flour bins. Today, Hoosier cabinets are valued by antique collectors. Annual Report of the State Bureau of Inspection Relating to Manufacturing and Mercantile Establishments, Laundries, Bakeries, Quarries, Printing Offices, Hotels, Public Buildings, Mines and Mining, Boilers, Labor Commission and License Issued. By 1913, Hoosier Manufacturing, listed as a furniture maker by Indiana factory inspectors, had 470 employees.
See pictures below of the known examples. He received another patent in 1923 for a sliding moldboard. The 1911 version was made of oak and had metal bins. The upper portion has three doors. It is complete with the flour sifter and I believe all parts are there and original. Michigan Manufacturer and Financial Record. George McDougall began the McDougall Company in , sometime after the.
Sellers introduced its Kitchenaire models in 1927, which had smaller flour bins but more drawers. A similar sugar bin was also common. It should have built-in pieces like flour sifters, spice racks, dish racks, and drawers lined with tin for bread. Run your circular saw along the 4-inch piece, cutting a strip off the lower 12-inch piece as you go. Secure the side panels to the base cabinets with screws, taking care to align the front edge of the plywood flush with the front edge of the base cabinets. On the inside of the cabinet doors, there were usually door charts which differed from one manufacturer to another. Kennedy, literally wrote the definitive book on Hoosier Cabinets available right on this site, naturally.