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Project by Hallmark posted 1723 days ago 3686 views 18 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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stefang

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#1 posted 1723 days ago

Nice piece, and it seems a model of versatility too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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TomFran

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#2 posted 1723 days ago

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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tolmeda

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#3 posted 1723 days ago

Very nice! What type of wood and finish did you use?

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FenceWorkshop

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#4 posted 1723 days ago

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 1723 days ago

Nice waste basket.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Hallmark

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#6 posted 1723 days ago

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.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 1723 days ago

Nice looking piece. You did a good job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1723 days ago

Very nice looks super

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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missionworks

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#9 posted 1722 days ago

Looks great. What are the dimensions?

-- MW | www.MissionWorks.com

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Tim Pursell

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#10 posted 1722 days ago

Nice accent piece. Glad to see more people using the dye/stain combination to make QSWO grain really “pop”.
Thanks for posting this.

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/tpursell?ref=si_shop

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Hallmark

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#11 posted 1722 days ago

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.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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David

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#12 posted 1722 days ago

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

-- Islandwoodworker@Gmail.com

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quartrsawn

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#13 posted 1605 days ago

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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