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Project by cstrang posted 81 days ago 900 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My friend who is a contractor just moved into a new apartment and didn’t have anywhere to put his garbage and recycling, so I decided to make him a little island for his kitchen with two garbage roll outs. It was a nice quick project and I had most of the materials left over from other projects. White MCP boxes with oak doors stained espresso.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#1 posted 81 days ago

Nice work and a very thoughtful gift, it looks great!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 81 days ago

really nice chris, its a wonderful thing for it to be a roll out, and having 2 bins is really cool also

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 81 days ago

Great looking and a nice housewarming gift.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#4 posted 81 days ago

Very nice!

-- You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture; just get people to stop reading them. -- Ray Bradbury

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#5 posted 81 days ago


Beautiful choice of colors, too.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 81 days ago

very nice and nice of you too

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#7 posted 80 days ago

Nice looking island

-- Guy,PEI

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#8 posted 80 days ago

Wow, those look excellent. Did you make the doors or source them? If sourced, link? Wondering if I can duplicate this in my kitchen – have space for it.

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#9 posted 80 days ago

Keyser, they were doors I had laying around the shop for a while… cant remember where I got them. Whenever I need doors I get the from my friends shop in Prince Edward Island, his web site is

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#10 posted 79 days ago

Nice job CS

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 65 days ago

Very clean, and very handy dandy. I take my recyclables once a month here in town. We should all recycle, if possible. Save our planet

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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