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Storage Bin for Scrap Metal

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Project by MNBsr posted 08-30-2017 03:56 PM 637 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Scrap metal storage bin – I built for the barn. I know I could have made this from many different types of material, but I chose wood (2×4 split). I could have put it together make different ways, but I chose pocket holes screws with glue and it came out very strong and square, better than some of the fine furniture I have made and this piece did not matter.

-- Malcolm, Mobile Alabama





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TDIce

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#1 posted 08-30-2017 05:16 PM

Great idea. Why didn’t I think of this for storing not only scrap metal but also plumbing pipe, electrical conduit, threaded rods, etc. Thanks for the included plans.
Tim

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htl

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#2 posted 08-30-2017 11:05 PM

Very interesting!!!
It would also work great putting things in from the side if need be me thinks.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 08-31-2017 12:21 AM

Good project and well done too.
A lot easier to find that elusive piece that you know you have this way!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 08-31-2017 02:09 AM

That is a really nice rack. I have a horizontal one and I like yours better!.
Great design for all sizes!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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robertjacob

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#5 posted 08-31-2017 05:11 AM

Good design, keep up the good work.
.

-- Woodworking is life >> http://woodworktable.com

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majuvla

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#6 posted 08-31-2017 05:16 AM

Wow! Very clever solution, I realy like the design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 08-31-2017 04:11 PM

This metal bin is nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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