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Pair of Enclosed Laundry Hampers (Spalted Oak)

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Project by emptyjay posted 01-04-2012 05:09 PM 1626 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife wanted a pair of enclosed laundry hampers for our closet, one for me and one for her. Took a little bit of work, but I think these came out nicely. Plywood construction with solid quartersawn spalted oak top / doors; mdf beadboard panels and back. First try at cove bracket ogee feet…very pleased with the results. Pickled the oak and sprayed a couple of coats of waterbased poly for finish.

Each hamper holds three full sized laundry baskets (Walmart, $3/ea.), which are removable from the front so that she does not have to empty the hamper into a separate basket for washing.





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#1 posted 01-04-2012 05:48 PM

Nice work well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-04-2012 05:56 PM

Thats a neat idea. My wife would love that.

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#3 posted 01-05-2012 12:15 AM

Nice job on the hampers, the beadboard is a nice touch

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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