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Our kitchen chair finally had to go. Well, almost. I took it apart..and used the wheels for a dolly for the shop garbage can. I used the wood from the seat to make the base. Added some scrap wood along the corners and works like a charm. No more dragging that can around. Now to show it to my hubby. So hint..don’t throw out a chair with rollers!

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#1 posted 04-07-2011 07:15 PM

great recycling Cathy :-)

take care

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#2 posted 04-07-2011 07:33 PM

reduce, REUSE, recycle… Great idea.

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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#3 posted 04-07-2011 07:41 PM

Good idea!

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

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#4 posted 04-07-2011 07:42 PM

Awesome. When I first saw the picture, I didn’t notice the dolly. I was thinking, “well, that definitely is a trash can”. :)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#5 posted 04-08-2011 01:25 AM


-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 04-08-2011 01:40 AM

Making life easier Krum, will hold a lot of sawdust. Great idea to recycle.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#7 posted 04-08-2011 01:53 AM

Great idea Cathy. I’m going to do that with my dust collector.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#8 posted 04-08-2011 04:25 AM

Cool, that’s the way to recycle… kudos…

-- Chefshep :) "When we allow our present to quarrel with our past, we risk jeopardizing our future.” - Winston Churchill

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#9 posted 04-08-2011 06:51 AM

Thanks for the comments. I showed hubby tonite..he seems to always shake his head..LOL But he did like the idea.

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