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Project by Houtje posted 06-16-2010 04:54 PM 1563 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a fun project.
I got (yes again) a pallet from my neighbors.
And I allways lose my stuff in the garden.
So i thought lets make a tray.
And here it is…...





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#1 posted 06-16-2010 04:57 PM

Fun and useful project.

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#2 posted 06-16-2010 05:23 PM

Perfect use for that wood, and it came out great.

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#3 posted 06-16-2010 05:38 PM

Looking very good from here! It is always nice to have fun with projects, I like that!

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#4 posted 06-16-2010 05:39 PM

That is a good idea for cut flowers too. Especially roses.

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#5 posted 06-16-2010 05:50 PM

great recycling…useful too.

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#6 posted 06-16-2010 06:56 PM

Wonderful idea. Have you posted that on our sister site, Garden Tenders. I’m sure many would appreciate it there too. My wife and I are on that site at http://gardentenders.com/members/hjt

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#7 posted 06-16-2010 07:22 PM

Another great one. I wonder if a category for projects made from recycled wood would be in order. Reclaimed wood has a real future in today’s world. I started using overseas shipping crates about 25 years ago. Some of them were solid Mahogany with 4 X 4’s and 2 X 4’s in the base and the plywood was beautiful clear mahogany on the inside. The outside had fork lift damage and paint but that didn’t affect the inside.

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#8 posted 06-16-2010 07:33 PM

Good looking tray. I could use several of these around the house for keeping things together and toting them around the house.

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#9 posted 06-16-2010 08:10 PM

My wife could do with one of these. She does the gardening. How do you find the angles, Houtje?

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#10 posted 06-16-2010 08:38 PM

Martyn,
I used an angle of 14 procent on the sides bottem inside and top.
Is that what you mean Martyn?
We used these trays a lot in holland we call them a Mangelbak.
You have them in all kind of shapes

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#11 posted 06-16-2010 09:36 PM

thankĀ“s for sharing

Dennis

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#12 posted 06-16-2010 10:10 PM

Houtje, thanks. Thats exactly what I meant. Here we go then.

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#13 posted 06-16-2010 10:43 PM

perfect job on that tote!!

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

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#14 posted 06-17-2010 12:14 AM

Beautiful.

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#15 posted 06-17-2010 01:02 AM

Houtje, a very nice functional tray indeed.

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