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Simple Arts and Crafts wastebasket that holds a paper grocery bag. It could also be used to hold books and magazines. Fits in nicely with other Arts and Craft items.
-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.
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#1 posted 12-04-2009 12:09 AM
Nice piece, and it seems a model of versatility too.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#2 posted 12-04-2009 12:36 AM
Nice work! I love the simplicity of the Arts and Crafts style.
Is it all m&t joinery, dowels, domino or beadlok?
-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28
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#3 posted 12-04-2009 12:36 AM
Very nice! What type of wood and finish did you use?
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#4 posted 12-04-2009 12:45 AM
That’s the nicest looking waste basket I have seen.
-- Brent - http://www.fenceworkshop.com http://fenceworkshop.com/atlanta-ga/ http://fenceworkshop.com/raleigh-nc/ http://fenceworkshop.com/wood-privacy-fencing/
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#5 posted 12-04-2009 03:43 AM
Nice waste basket.
#6 posted 12-04-2009 03:48 AM
The wood is quartersawn white oak with a Trans Tint brand medium brown dye, Zinsser seal coat, Rockler brand mission wipe on gel stain and then a lacquer finish.
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#7 posted 12-04-2009 05:29 AM
Nice looking piece. You did a good job on it. Thanks for posting.
-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa
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#8 posted 12-04-2009 05:48 AM
Very nice looks super
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#9 posted 12-04-2009 06:25 AM
Looks great. What are the dimensions?
-- MW | www.MissionWorks.com
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#10 posted 12-04-2009 11:54 AM
Nice accent piece. Glad to see more people using the dye/stain combination to make QSWO grain really “pop”.Thanks for posting this.
#11 posted 12-04-2009 07:25 PM
Here are the dimensions. Posts 1 1/2 sq x 16 1/2 H, overall 14 3/4×12, slats 2 3/16W x 9H x 1/2D, (add 1 inch for 1/2” tennons), upper rail 2 15/16H x 11 3/4W x 3/4D (plus tennons about 3/4), lower rail 2H x 11 3/4×3/4 (plus tennons). You can trim the inside bottom with stops for the bottom or what works better is rabbiting it into the posts and bottom rails. It is really solid.
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#12 posted 12-04-2009 08:18 PM
I was looking for something to put a plant in for the living room and most large flower pots are ugly… ‘cuz they aren’t wood. All I need to do is find the right size bucket. Hummm … I think a five gallon, maybe trim off the top edge a bit, Paint the outside of the bucket brown so the stark white doesn’t show thru so boldly.Thanks
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#13 posted 03-31-2010 04:31 PM
Very nice piece,Great job. I’ll have to add it to my project list. I use a similar recipe ; honey amber dye,early American stain and natural Danish oil. A slight chamfer on the bottom of the legs will give it a little lift, just a suggestion.
-- Nat - West Sayville,L.I., NY
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