The Victor Trading Co. & Manufacturing Works LLC

114 South Third Street / Post Office Box 53

Victor, Colorado  80860-0053

719-689-2346

 

the making of our cans

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Below is a quick study of what goes into making our "scary good" reproduction historic tin cans.

 

cansCutting the blanks for the cans out of sheet tin.

 

cansRolling the blank on the slip roll to make the can round.

 

canSoldering the side seam of the can using lead-free solder.

 

cansCut squares to make the top and bottom of the can.

 

cansCutting the squares into circles using our antique circle cutter.

 

cansBurring (turning a lip) the edge of the circle.

 

cansFitting the top and bottom to the can.

 

cansSoldering the top and bottom on the can

 

cansSoldering the "cap" on the top of the 'hole in cap' can. (Circa 1850's - 1920's)

 

cansSoldering the pin hole on the 'cap' to seal the can.

 

cansThe finished cans.

 

cansMarking and labeling the bottom of the can.

 

cansAttaching the label on the can

 

cansMany finished cans!
 

 

 

 



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