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Project by mmax posted 05-16-2011 02:55 PM 1372 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I needed a wastebasket for my home office so I decided to use some recycled wood. The case is made from an old shipping crate a friend gave me many years ago. (I think it is southern yellow pine) The trim is a scrap piece of padauk. Finish is General Finishes Clear Poly.

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christopheralan

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#1 posted 05-16-2011 03:47 PM

Great use of scrap! Well done!

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 05-16-2011 03:55 PM

Too nice to throw trash in!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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DocWithManyHats

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#3 posted 05-16-2011 06:16 PM

Very nice. I agree with Charlie. I don’t think I could bring myself to use it for its intended purpose.

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#4 posted 05-16-2011 07:09 PM

I like the contrast of the woods. Nice job.

-- Jack T, John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

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Bertha

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#5 posted 05-16-2011 07:13 PM

Nicest trash can I’ve ever seen!

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

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Blake Thornton

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#6 posted 05-16-2011 07:15 PM

That’s pretty

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josh

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#7 posted 05-17-2011 03:35 AM

Oooooh that is cool!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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Razorbak91313

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#8 posted 05-17-2011 04:49 AM

I love how just the addition of a bit of color on the edges from the padauk wood can make what would be a simple wastebasket into something that is a pleasure to look at. I have definately gotta remember to do that!

-- Turning good wood into even better wood jewelry. DWWoodCreations.com

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NBeener

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#9 posted 05-18-2011 01:17 AM

I’ve got the plans for an A&C wastebasket, but … really LOVE your design.

Outstanding look … and … it’s a trash bin, huh ? Wow !

-- -- Neil

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