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Cedar Cooler Lid Revamped

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Project by EdsCustomWoodCrafts posted 06-16-2016 05:34 PM 1628 views 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So a year or so after I built this I decided that I don’t like the lid and a few friends collected about 600 bottle caps and I decided to use them on this revamp.

I used Glaze Coat 2 part epoxy on this project and o have to say it’s awesome but you have to be organised when working with it.. You have 15-20 minutes to work with it but as you can see the result can be outstanding.

This was my first time dealing with 2 part epoxy but I am please with the experience.

I also got to use my new Crafysman biscuit joiner to join all the pieces that the caps sit on..

Very happy and now to fill the cooler, but I gotta wait another 36 hours before it can rest in its new home on my deck

-- Thanks Ed “A bad day woodworking is better than a good day working. ~Author unknown”





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#1 posted 06-16-2016 05:52 PM

Cool

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#2 posted 06-16-2016 10:46 PM

Cool I like it, well done

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 06-17-2016 03:13 AM



Cool I like it, well done

- Ken90712


Thanks

-- Thanks Ed “A bad day woodworking is better than a good day working. ~Author unknown”

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#4 posted 06-17-2016 03:14 AM


Cool

- ohwoodeye


Thanks

-- Thanks Ed “A bad day woodworking is better than a good day working. ~Author unknown”

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#5 posted 06-17-2016 03:21 AM

Redneck heaven – drunken & using power tools.

M

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#6 posted 06-17-2016 12:49 PM

beer me

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#7 posted 06-17-2016 01:47 PM

Great looking lid. Let us know how the epoxy holds up in the sun. I did a table top with envirotex and with in 3 months the sun had yellowed it so bad you couldn’t see the picture under it. I would really like to find a UV resistant epoxy.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#8 posted 06-17-2016 01:54 PM

I like it very creative and artistic,
.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 06-17-2016 02:22 PM

That is way too cool and a lot of work. Nice going…............Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 06-17-2016 02:41 PM

Very original. I really like it.

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#11 posted 06-17-2016 03:21 PM

that’s 264 beers…....... LMAO

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#12 posted 06-17-2016 04:06 PM

Cool idea. But you could have come up with a nicer design with the bottle caps…

Unless that is some kind of logo with which I’m unfamiliar.

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#13 posted 06-17-2016 04:44 PM



Cool idea. But you could have come up with a nicer design with the bottle caps…

Unless that is some kind of logo with which I m unfamiliar.

- gargey

Thanks and no it’s not a logo.. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder gargey.. I had an assortment of bottle caps and to be honest the logo thing is done to death .. I like it and so its original in my eyes.. Thanks for looking

-- Thanks Ed “A bad day woodworking is better than a good day working. ~Author unknown”

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#14 posted 06-17-2016 04:45 PM



that s 264 beers…....... LMAO

- GR8HUNTER


I didn’t drink them .. That’s what parties are for lol

-- Thanks Ed “A bad day woodworking is better than a good day working. ~Author unknown”

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#15 posted 06-17-2016 04:46 PM



Very original. I really like it.

- mahdee


Thanks

-- Thanks Ed “A bad day woodworking is better than a good day working. ~Author unknown”

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