What is the production costs?

Whats the cost of making a Jerry can bathroom cabinet vs the bar cabinet ? How do we calculate our pricing? Get the inside view here when we break down the expenses Limited edition series – upcycled jerry cans 5% buying of a Jerry can 20% furnace + sandblasting 20% steam wash + new powder…

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THIS IS WHERE WE WORK

Welcome inside our workshop in Denmark. We are proudly Danish – truly international. All designs is Made In Denmark As we are located about 10km from the a 65.000 citizen city we are at the country side. More likely rural territory. We have the warehouse here and the whole assembling line here. We have around…

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OUR FIRST DANISH FUEL DESIGN

2010, a sunday morning. My mom and I was treasure hunting at a flea market, when I stumbled across an old Army-Navy fuel can. The beginning of an adventure was just about to begin. Like most start-ups the upcycling project started in a garage. The result was awful and ended as scrap with many other…

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THE CAN THAT WON THE WAR

At Danish Fuel we are not biased. We don’t try to glorify anyone who took part in the Second World War. We just like history and the designs that came from that time period. While developing the Danish Fuel brand we have spent many hours, days, weeks and years researching. The one thing we are…

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RECYCLING DURING WW2

During World War II, an unbelievable 3.5 million jerry cans were reported lost in October 1944, when military movements of troops and vehicles reached its peak. This problem reached such epidemic proportions that the U.S. even offered rewards to French schoolchildren for collecting empty, discarded jerry cans. Approximately one million cans were recovered this way.…

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JERRY CAN SPECIFICATIONS

The small can was brilliantly designed. It had to be affordable to produce and easy to transport. The square design made it easy to stack and store the cans in small spaces. During the Second World War II, more than 200 factories were manufacturing the small, unique and lifesaving can. Invented in 1937 Designed by…

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DANISH DESIGN part 2

First of all, the Danish modern movement, like the mid-century modern, dates roughly from 1933 to 1965, with roots in the Industrial Revolution and post World War I era. The geographical position of Denmark was also a great influence on the design. The standard jerry can is not a Danish design. It was first designed…

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THE GREAT INVENTION

Many of today’s designs had its early beginning from a time with limited resources , More specifically, World War II, and unique designs was required. Everything from the BIG ball pen, superglue, freeze-dried coffee and many other designs saw the day of light during the Second World War. These products, ensuring they’re absolutely perfect. They’re…

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DANISH DESIGN part 1

Denmark is the country, home of Danish Fuel. Surrounded by Skagerrak oceans and the North Sea, disguised in nature among heather plants and wandering sand dunes. A country known by the the word “hygge”, and for it ́s minimalistic and functional designs. The words that immediately comes to mind regarding the Danish design; functionalist, minimalist,…

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