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Tater and onion bin

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Project by jeffswildwood posted 06-19-2016 07:57 PM 1376 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Iv’e been busy since the screwdriver swap is over catching up on orders. This is a classic potato and onion bin I made for a friend. A simple project even when adding a drawer for the onions. Instead of peg board I used some bead board leftovers for the back and forstnered for ventilation. Finished with red oak and gloss polyurethane on the outside only.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".





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CFrye

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#1 posted 06-19-2016 10:23 PM

The added drawer is a nice touch, Jeff. If I ever get around to making one of these, I might add it. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#2 posted 06-20-2016 12:13 AM

Cool job Jeff. If you free handed those letters, you did very well compared to me.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 06-20-2016 12:21 AM

Thanks for the comments. Candy, give one a try, they are not too tough. Just 45 and 22.5 degrees. Dave, I did freehand the letters. I wanted it to look “rustic” but may have been a bit too neat. Thanks for looking!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#4 posted 06-20-2016 01:00 PM

Your cabinet is nice but I speak from experience, there isn’t enough ventilation. If you replaced the entire back with 1/4” hardware with your veggies will last much longer.

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#5 posted 06-20-2016 02:51 PM

Nice work, Jeff.

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#6 posted 06-20-2016 03:25 PM

cool cabinet … what time is supper …....... mmm mmm taters and onions on the grill in foil LOL

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#7 posted 06-20-2016 03:54 PM

First class. I love everything about it. Love the carved words, color, and extra features.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#8 posted 06-20-2016 11:14 PM

Thanks for the comments everyone and thanks for looking! Terry, clue me in on this hardware. Any comment that will improve my projects are greatly appreciated. Thanks for the advice!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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