Scrap Bin

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Project by TheDane posted 02-28-2014 10:44 PM 2317 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Needed a scrap bin that was easy to roll around the shop and could be stowed under the extension on my cabinet saw.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#1 posted 02-28-2014 10:55 PM

And you think this will be big enough?? Wood workers (hoarders) never throw away wood.
Great job on this useful Bin … I like the idea of it being Two storage compartments …

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#2 posted 03-01-2014 05:12 AM

Great idea. I am like GrumpyMike…have way to much scrap wood. I have an area 15’ long floor to ceiling build with shelves to hold all my lovelies….. but having a bin on wheels is a great idea

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 03-01-2014 01:02 PM

Scrap?, I think you mean small parts stock bin! Nice idea & great build, however like Grumpymike and Hawaiilad, and many others woodworkers, a much larger version of this would be required to handle my cutoffs.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#4 posted 03-01-2014 04:21 PM

Oldtool—You are spot on! The stuff in this bin is the ‘keeper’ stuff … the stuff that goes to the fire-pit is in 5-gallon pails and totes back in the storage room.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#5 posted 03-01-2014 06:06 PM

Nice job Gerry…that is the fanciest cut-off bin I have ever seen!!

-- Mike

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 03-02-2014 01:51 AM

Cool way of doing it…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#7 posted 03-06-2014 03:40 PM

A great looking and practical build for the shop. A great idea to store scraps, just like a little helper on wheels.

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#8 posted 03-09-2014 08:47 PM

Cool idea!
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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