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Potato/Bread Bin

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Project by MVGraz posted 01-05-2010 03:36 AM 3391 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Been following Lumberjocks for a while now, but this is my first post. Caught the woodworking bug after building a pole barn. Been slowly putting my shop together and learning little by little. I constantly review the projects area on Lumberjocks for ideas and inspiration, which can also be depressing given the incredible talent that hangs out on this site.

I made this for my wife for Christmas. Wormy maple cut down here in NC. Instead of nails, I used pocket screws so there are no nail blemishes on the exterior. Used satin nickel hardware to match the rest of the kitchen, with three coats of satin poly. A few mistakes along the way, but thankfully nothing catastrophic.





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#1 posted 01-05-2010 04:47 AM

The last picture looks awesome …..it really shows the Ambrosia staining perfectly. Nice build . Welcome to LJ’s : )

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#2 posted 01-05-2010 05:53 AM

nice!

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#3 posted 01-05-2010 05:58 AM

Nice project. Looks great!

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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#4 posted 01-05-2010 06:08 AM

Nice potato bin.

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#5 posted 01-05-2010 06:11 AM

Good looking bin.

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#6 posted 01-05-2010 02:21 PM

want one!!!
beautiful

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#7 posted 01-06-2010 12:38 AM

looks great
thankĀ“s for sharing

Dennis

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#8 posted 01-06-2010 04:15 PM

Very nice. And, I know what you mean about the incredible talent. Sometimes I wonder why I’m even allowed on this forum with all the experts. I built one like yours last summer. Only I used scraps laying around the shop. Plywood and pine boards. Yours looks great! Keep up the good work.

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