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Laundry basket holder

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Project by SampsonTheSailor posted 11-30-2018 04:08 PM 387 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a cheap IKEA laundry bag holder and it was falling apart, so I decided to build one for everyone in my house. I found the bags online, and bought them, then measured accordingly and created a simple stand for the bags to hold our dirty laundry. It was my first time using my Shop Fox Mortiser, and what a difference it made! I used poplar for the frame, which I mortise and tenoned, and used pine boards with Kreg jig screws for the slats. Stained with dark walnut and finished the first one with spray on lacquer, but the second and third I finished with polyurethane, and I like that much better.

-- If I cannot find a way, I will make one





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 12-01-2018 03:55 AM

First of all, WELCOME TO LUMBERJOCKS!!!!!!!!!

Nice laundry basket. that will outlast many plastic ones!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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Rick S...

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#2 posted 12-02-2018 02:19 AM

Very Nice Project & Well Done!

Rick S.

-- I Chose "The Road Less Travelled" Now I'm Totally Lost! (Ontario, CANADA)

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