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Project by redryder posted 1023 days ago 1538 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Shop Fridge was a hand me down from my brother. It runs great. Keeps the beverages cold and the ice frozen but the appearance was less than great. I thought I would see if I could give the exterior an update. New paint. Top door and air vent red, sides and top white and the main door blue. Hammerite-Rust Cap paint. New door handles: Oak and walnut with Minwax wipe on Poly and Minwax Paste Finishing Wax. Oak buttons over the screws. Thanks for lookin’..............

-- mike...............





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Heidi Neely

550 posts in 1778 days


#1 posted 1023 days ago

Ahhh yes, every decent shop needs a shop fridge…we have one as well! Nice fix up job :)

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 1023 days ago

You betchum Red Ryder!

Sure looks better than it did… doesn’t it?!

COOL… and you probably used up some leftover paint too! (Yes?)

COOL Bandsaw… is that the 17”er?

We used to have an old refrig. in garage… probably cost us a lot in electricity… One day we got a Offer to Buy from the Edison Co. (our electricity provider)... They would pick it up &Take it away FREE… and they would give us a $50 U.S. Bond (in 10 years or so, would be worth $50)... We jumped at it… Only problem is… I’m not sure if we still have the Bond or not… Don’t remember where we put it… Getting Old is the pits!
Gave us more room to put other stuff! LOL

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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ratchet

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#3 posted 1023 days ago

Dude….you have a fridge, a window, AND a sink in your shop? I am so not worthy.

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Woodwrecker

3566 posts in 2180 days


#4 posted 1023 days ago

Is that in the rec-room area of the shop? lol
(I’m with Ratchet. I am not worthy).

-- Having fun...Eric

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Dennisgrosen

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#5 posted 1023 days ago

very nice handles those alone wuold have been a major upgrade
but you got over the hill with it …. congrat´s :-)

I have two windows :-) but not a zink or fridge :-( ..... maybee one day ….

thank´s for sharing

Dennis

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BernieMay

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#6 posted 1023 days ago

Joe sees the bandsaw in the mirror of the first pic. I vote a 14” rikon.

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Joe Lyddon

7625 posts in 2656 days


#7 posted 1023 days ago

I vote for Grizzly 17”

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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58j35bonanza

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#8 posted 1023 days ago

Nice handles. I bet you start a new fashion craze for shop refrigerators.

-- Chuck

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Jacquelyn Smith

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#9 posted 1023 days ago

Nice job! I took a look at your other projects and notice that you like to make improvements on the daily living situation. I love your newly refurbished frig and yes, all over the top with those handles! I hope you had as much fun as it looks!! Thanks for posting!!

-- perfect45degree.com

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StumpyNubs

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#10 posted 1023 days ago

COME ON!!!!!! You couldn’t make the entire thing out of wood? You’re killin’ me, Red!!!!!

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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deucefour

285 posts in 1858 days


#11 posted 1023 days ago

I wanted to do mine in spray on bed liner material, is that too redneck? If so how about just a life size photo of Ted Nugent?

Looks Nice, love the handles

Robert

-- "I gotta have more cowbell"--------Bruce Dickinson

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redryder

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#12 posted 1022 days ago

I saw an old fridge a guy took to the body shop and had professionally painted. Man, it looked sharp. Above my budget…........

-- mike...............

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woodsmithshop

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#13 posted 1022 days ago

good lookin handles, great idea, I like your OLY sign, I have an OLD MILWAUKEE sign myself.

-- Smitty!!!

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