Old tool boxes...LOVE...if I can keep hubby from seeing them!

Old Tool boxes - spray paint and have some kind of floral arrangement mixed with old tools in it

tattered old metal boxes in a stack

i love old metal boxes- anything really I can store things in an "out of the box" kind of way!- sewing stuff, or stationery?

Bronwen Tyler-Jones: mini metal box amulets. Like the door handle on the back one.

bronwen tyler-jones - metal box amulets (via daily art muse).

Vintage metal stacking trunks. A stylish way to place storage in a room. Put a lamp and a small retro alarm at the top and the look would be complete.

10 Favorite Vintage Etsy Finds

Fifty Two Weekends (...of DIY): How we Make our Small Bathroom Work + First Aid Box

First Aide box: Fifty Two Weekends (.of DIY): How we Make our Small Bathroom Work + First Aid Box

Picture of A riveted metal box with lid

A Riveted Metal Box With Lid

This is a practice box, so it's not very nice-looking. You can build it to get a feel for working with various sheet metal tools: metal shears, box brakes,.

Love these metal bins.  No price listed...probably means I can't afford them.

Set of 10 French Vintage Industrial Metal Factory Shop Boxes - SOLD -

How to turn trash to treasure with a Metal box Makeover - now a fabulous decorating accent!

Metal Box Makeover

How to turn trash to treasure with a Metal box Makeover - now a fabulous home decorating accent! Paint and stencil an old metal box - beautiful makeover!

4)you are now ready to start bending with the finger brake 5) after you finish bending all the sides up, use a spot welder to hold all the sides in place( you can also use rivets if you dont have a spot welder, but it takes longer)

How to Make a Sheet Metal Box

first you want to make an expanded template for your box out of cardboard, paper, etc. ( a flat version of your box. I have a graph paper drawing in the pics.

Industrial Metal Box/Industrial Salvage/Rustic Storage/Paper Ephemera Storage/Scientific Decor/Industrial Decor

Don't limit yourself to large vintage storage lockers - think small and use drawers in groups or on their own.

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