A unisex cabinet for any kind of storage of your valuable luxury belongings A piece of World War II history as an extraordinary decoration in your home
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This cabinet is made of an original army Jerry Can and the color is the original Army Green used for the German Tank Division in 1944
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FROM WWII TO LUXURY DESIGN Danish Fuel original Jerry Cans come from military surplus stockhouses. We have preserved the original can that won the WWII, and added some unique features which have given new life to the old military Jerry Cans. The design is timeless. The handmade result is unique and of high quality and with a finish that speaks to the taste of any admires of luxury and history aficionados.
THE DANISH FUEL BRAND Danish Fuel came on the drawing board in 2010. The breakthrough to the international design scene came in 2013 at the Salone int. del Mobile in Milan. The worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most prestigious furniture fair.
WO R K S H
You can get your own Danish Fuel designs at selected design stores. The Danish Royal Family is among the owners of Danish Fuel designs.
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”Without these cans it would have been impossible for armies to cut their way across France at a lightning pace which exceeded the German Blitz of 1940”
- President Roosevelt
T HEN As many of todayÂ´s designs, Jerry Cans also origin from a time with limited resources and a necessity to create successful designs. At D-Day in 1944, more than 21 million of Jerry Cans were spread all over Europe. Almost 80 years later the Jerry Can is still in service all over the world, without changes of the original design.
N OW The Nano Black Bar Cabinet with shelves of walnut. Created for another kind of fuel. It holds 3-4 bottles and comes in an array of colors. Ranging from the original Army Green as the German tankdivision during WWII till show-stopping Nano Black. A true luxury lover icon.
U N I S EX S T OR A GE The Unisex storage cabinet is mainly used in the Bathroom and is also very usefull for your luxury belongins.
World War II was a time with limited resources, and unique designs were required. The design of the Jerry Can was absolutely ahead of its time. It could be stacked efficiently, and had three handles making it easy to carry everywhere.
- two full cans could be carried by one soldier - three full cans could be carried by two soldiers - four empty cans could be carried by one soldier
U N D ER T HE R A D A R D ES I GN
The Jerry Can was designed for supplying the troops in the field with diesel, kerosene, water, gasoline ect. All the Jerry Cans were colored by its use: Red = Gasoline Black = Diesel Grey = Kerosene White = Gear Oil Blue = Water
HIT T HE MO THERLOAD O F ATT EN T I ON
Mix and match with Danish Fuel The original Army Green color was used by the German Tankdivision in the late 1944 The color is preserved in the Danish Fuel design The design ads a industrial and raw look to your home. Minimalistic or bohemian
A Jerry ? A ”Jerry” was used as slang for Germans (Gerries) during WWII. Thereby the name A Jerry Can The originally can name was ”Wehrmacht-Einheitskanister” for ”armed forces unit canister”
Danish Fuel is created by used military Jerry Cans and refurbished into an exclusive lifestyle item A Jewel Made In Denmark
READY T O T A K E O F F ?
IT DOESN´T MATTER IF IT´S
BLACK OR WHITE
A true conversation starter Unique piece of art and eyecatching suitcase XL Height: 100cm / 39inch Capacity 20L When light traveling Refurbished from used army Jerry Cans Total weight 10kg / 352ounch When loaded normally - not with bricks
CRA F T ED I N D EN M A R K
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LAS E R CU T TI N G
At Danish Fuel we are collecting Jerry Cans from military surplus stockhouses and private collectors
The old paint and rust are burned off in a furnace at 400 degrees celcius for 24 hours
The sandblasting process is to reach a pure metal surface
Laser cutting technique is used to achieve maximum precision for carvin
The furnace treatment, is to avoid making dents in the Jerry Cans when sandblasting
Kim is sandblasting all Danish Fuel Jerry Cans
Design drawings are loaded into the laser cutter. After 10 minutes the Jerry Can is ready for the next process
- Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s certainly not bored at work
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AB OUT D A NI S H F U E L D E S IG N S . . . NE W PA INT ING
CRAFTIN G SHELV ES
Lars is painting all the Danish Fuel Jerry Cans
Shelves for Bar and Unisex Cabinets are made of Walnut, Oak or Smoked Oak veneers are molded up into plywood
The teqhnique is powder coating Before painting, all Jerry Cans are washed off in hot water
The molds are made to measure the inside of the Jerry Can
The coating powder melts in the oven at a temperature of 180 degrees celcius for 30 minutes
Molding process: Thin layers of wood with glue between are pressed into a heated mold for 15 minutes
Powder coating provides a durable and virtually scratch resistant surface
M OU N T I N G
The cabinets are assembled with antique surface mirrors, stainless hinges and screws
CR A F TI N G P A CK AGI N G With unique design comes unique packaging All designs are numbered on ID tags and certificat The key to the cabinets is customized with a Danish Fuel logo
The suitcases are mounted with rollerblade wheels and a handle of aluminium that also fits to taller people
As a great giftidea the packaging box is designed from a World War II ammunition box
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IT`S ALL A BO U T T HE D ET A I LS
Your Danish Fuel design has a unique ID number. Embossed in a black anodized aluminium plate. Designed from a WWII octane tag A personal certificat is enclosed into the packaging
The shelves are molded up into plywood. The wood maintained with wooden oil. An aluminium tube filled with wood oil is included in the packaging We recommend to apply oil every three month
For the VOL2 Danish Fuel designs, launch in early 2017, the bar counter is made in plywood. Not with a mirror as in earlier designs
T H E GREATEST GIFT OF A LL Your Danish Fuel design is packed in a vintage hessian dustcover Locked and loaded into a WWII designed ammunition box with rope handles
THE DANI S H F U EL W A Y OF G I N What is the closest you can get to being in heaven? A rich aroma and taste of junipers, Danish apples, sea buckthorn, Icelandic angelica seeds, Swedish cloudberries, Greenlandic qajaasat - and the petals from rosehips, which come from the north-western part of Denmark, has given the Danish Fuel Gin a DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL at The Fifty Best Gins in N.Y in 2015. Bottled with Nordisk Gin, Edition Northstar. Crafted and destilled by Nordisk Braenderi in Denmark. www.nordiskbraenderi.dk Nordisk Gin is created by the distiller and founder of Nordisk Braenderi, Anders Bilgram, who has been inspired by his circumpolar travels in open boat. During this expedition around the Arctic Ocean he discovered different and unique botanicals for the gins. A real Gintleman knows what gift to bring to any occasion. Alc. Vol 44.8% and available in 50cl and 10cl bottles. The lids on the tube packaging are made of molded wood like the shelves at the cabinet designs.
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Dimensions: W:42cm / 16.5inch H:29cm / 11.4inch
V I CTORY IN EUROPE
The 8th of May 1945. The victory of WWII. Maybe the greatest day in history of man. At Danish Fuel we are celebrating this day by designing this vintage infinity calender, with lots of stories and images from now and then. The calender is made of masonite wood. Calendar pages are printed on heavy recycled paper and can be replaced each year.
MADE IN DENMARK BY ORIGINALS DANISHFUEL.COM
Sales and Press Enquiries E firstname.lastname@example.org T +45 5050 1616 Copyright Seacreed Service A/S. Winter 2017. Limited edition. Only by invitation. Printed in 500 copies. All designs shown in this LOOK BOOK are owned by One Copenhagen IVS and protected under law. Seacreed Service A/S has the property rights to manufactore and sell these products and holds the exclusive manufactoring and distribution rights world wide. Copying will be procecuted.