Beer Cooler

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Project by janiakjj posted 11-25-2011 09:51 PM 1596 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this out of cedar for a friend’s wedding

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#1 posted 11-26-2011 04:23 AM


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#2 posted 11-26-2011 05:52 PM

Very cool, and a great Christmas idea for someone I know!

-- Mike, Western New York

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#3 posted 12-02-2011 02:53 PM

Plans? Did you design or make from plans? I’d love to do something like that.

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#4 posted 12-03-2011 01:07 AM

We don’t need no stinkin plans!
No, I found the wheels buried out back, and I had a pile of this cedar from another project.
I had 3 days when I woke up before the wedding, and the plans came to me in a dream.
The cooler is sheet copper; hand bent and soldered with a bernzo-matic; spray-foam insulation between it and the box. The hardest thing was to figure out the drain fitting. I re-labeled “coarse craftsmanship” as “rustic”.
Actually, the wooden lid hinges were fun, too.
We should be able to do everything 3 times… The third time would be a breeze.

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