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Project by jeffswildwood posted 02-27-2017 12:26 AM 596 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is an interesting project I was asked to make. What could be better, looking at a plain trash can in a kitchen or a nice piece of wood work. This is my own design and I have to admit it was a challenge making the bin match the trash can. I started with the body then added the reveals at top and bottom. I gave the top a slight angle. Now for the doors. I went with picture frame style. I noticed I had some bead board left over from a prior projects and decided that would give it a nice rustic look. The knobs are old, I bought a dozen at a flea market a few years ago and thought they would make a nice addition. Made from pine and stained with jacobean stain, the new owners choice, and finished with three coats of gloss polyurethane. In all a fun project.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 02-27-2017 12:54 AM

Nice job Jeff. That’s one heck of a stain job you did on the trash bin. Great way to hide the trash.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 02-27-2017 01:15 AM

Too nice for the job it is doing!

NEAT!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#3 posted 02-27-2017 05:36 AM

Pretty cool, I like that burned look.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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jeffswildwood

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#4 posted 02-27-2017 09:00 AM

Thanks for the comments guys. I appreciate them. I agree the stain came out a bit dark on the bead board.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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HokieKen

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#5 posted 02-27-2017 01:44 PM

Excellent work Jeff. Personally, I like the contrast of the dark stain on the bead board. Gives it a nice, rustic look!

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#6 posted 02-27-2017 01:51 PM

I, too, thought it was burned. I like the look! Nicely done, Jeff.

-- God bless, Candy

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#7 posted 02-27-2017 03:02 PM

looks great

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luv2learn

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#8 posted 02-27-2017 03:14 PM

Well thought out Jeff. Great looking trash bin.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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jeffswildwood

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#9 posted 02-28-2017 12:03 AM

Thanks for the comments everyone. I really enjoyed making this one and I was trying for a rustic look. I guess I got it after all. Thanks everyone for looking!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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