Potato and Onion bin

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Project by dhoovler posted 12-20-2015 08:18 PM 978 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s something I made for my wife a little over a year ago. This was a pain to build only because we had just moved and I had to hunt for all my tools and the garage was packed with boxes but I’m happy with the way it turned out.

-- --Doug, Pennsylvania, Expert sawdust maker, nothing more.

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#1 posted 12-20-2015 09:33 PM

Nice work – i like the bread board top on it too

-- Greg Simon

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#2 posted 12-20-2015 09:49 PM

That’s a nice looking project. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 12-21-2015 12:52 AM

Nice looking bin. A very useful item.

-- Joe - - Don't be pessimistic, it never works works anyway.

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#4 posted 12-21-2015 10:08 AM

Beautiful storage space. I like those metal parts. They get this project into higher class.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 12-21-2015 02:46 PM

i like it

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#6 posted 12-21-2015 03:31 PM

I love the use of the hardware…it gives it an antique feel. Great piece

-- "Beef"

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#7 posted 12-21-2015 05:46 PM

Stellar job on the tater and onion box….I just finished building one for my daughter-in-law for Christmas….Looks like we used the same hardware, too….Those boxes can be nice looking, but functional too…I’m sure your wife is very proud of it…..You done good…!!

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....

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#8 posted 12-22-2015 01:26 AM

Thanks everyone. There is one thing I cannot stand about this project and its the use of stickers for the potato an onions labels. It was supposed to be a temporary thing but here it is a year+ later and I’m still looking at them telling myself I need to do something about it. I’m open to ideas. I thought about wood burning but my free hand isnt all that great.

-- --Doug, Pennsylvania, Expert sawdust maker, nothing more.

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