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Project by jtriggs posted 1707 days ago 1561 views 14 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I haven’t been a good member for some time. I’ve been busy building things and having other activities take priority in my life. I do enjoy the site very much and look every now and then but I thought it was about time to share another project or two.

A year or so ago my wife wanted a place to store all the plastic grocery bags we accumulate. She was tired of the fabric bag hanging on the door knob so I said I would give it a whirl.

A couple hours later I had this assembled and sanded and the stain on it. After a few coats of wipe on poly it made its way into the kitchen. It is made of red oak for the body and black walnut for the end caps. It hangs on a french cleat on the end of the cabinet near the back door. Very stable and easy to remove for any reason.

Simple, good looking, functional and fun to build. If anyone is interested I could draw up a quick plan to share.

Thanks for looking.
Jon





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gjd

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#1 posted 1707 days ago

Jon:
A great looking solution!

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#2 posted 1707 days ago

Looks good. Do you drop them in and dispense out the bottom?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Lightsofthestream

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#3 posted 1707 days ago

YES, Good looking and very functional.

Yes, I would like a drawing to build one. thank you

-- Bob, Mesick, Michigan

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cabinetmaster

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#4 posted 1707 days ago

Very functional. Great looking and it looks great on the end of the cabinet. Very nice design.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 1707 days ago

Nice work, and very functional.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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DrBreakIt

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#6 posted 1706 days ago

Excellent idea! We have bags everywhere waiting to be recycled or re-used. Maybe I shoud copy this. Thanks for sharing it.

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lilredweldingrod

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#7 posted 1706 days ago

Jon, Very nice! My wife would like one. I’ll take you up on the drawing, if you don’t mind. And thank you in advance. Rand

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TheQuast

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#8 posted 1706 days ago

id like a drawing too if you have one

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billys

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#9 posted 1603 days ago

I would also like a drawing. Thanks in advance.

-- Billy_Mississippi

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jtriggs

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#10 posted 1601 days ago

Billy,
I’ll try to get a drawing done up for this project soon.

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