wood scrap bin

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Project by BOB67CAM posted 04-16-2010 08:18 PM 7486 views 16 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

a simple scrap wod bin that works very nice
i blatently ripped off the idea from 2 bins posted on
but mixed them together and this was what popped out of it
i have a sketchup that shows the basics if anyone wants it, altho im not very good at sketchup but it got me here so it must be good
comments,questions, all welcome

-- if you dont have it, build it, especially when its a stupid idea

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#1 posted 04-16-2010 08:48 PM

Good idea! So, where did you put the scaps from building your scrap bin before it was build? :-)

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#2 posted 04-16-2010 08:53 PM

lol they were in the same spot, but in cardboard boxes, which didnt last very long as the corners would rip out

-- if you dont have it, build it, especially when its a stupid idea

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#3 posted 04-16-2010 09:43 PM

cool, i like that you added the bottom storage.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#4 posted 04-16-2010 10:01 PM

our shops wood-bin goes by a different name, “the floor”, this looks far better

-- Jeremy D Pare, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

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#5 posted 04-16-2010 10:52 PM

It’ll take 3 minutes and it will overflow..might need a bigger secoond one!!! My shop is 24×36 and it’s getting smaller & smaller every day…seems to have a stange phenomenon to do with woodworking!

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Rick Dennington

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#6 posted 04-17-2010 12:20 AM

Greetings Bob…..Your scrap bin almost looks like my “shorts” bin…... lol. I made mine about 8 years ago.
They work good IF you don’t get them too full…

-- Here in the South, we say "down the road a piece"...and , "it's over yonder".....!!

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#7 posted 04-17-2010 03:40 AM

nice scrap bin… could certainly use one or two in my shop…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#8 posted 04-17-2010 03:50 AM

I thought about making one a while back. But for now, mine is a Rubbermaid tub…either way, space is an issue. I like that yours is compartmental.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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Mark Whitsitt

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#9 posted 04-26-2010 06:58 AM

Great way to combine the best of everyone’s plans! I’d love to have the sketchup!


-- -- "there are many good reasons to use old hand tools, but moral superiority is NOT one of them..."

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