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Project by Andy Panko posted 775 days ago 1591 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished building this lemonade stand for my kids. It is nothing fancy and the construction was real simple, but for a lemonade stand, it is built like a brick you-know-what house. It was made entirely from scraps and leftover lumber. The 2×4s and LP Smart Panels are leftovers from the recent playhouse project I blogged about here on Lumberjocks. The top is laminated in white Formica I had leftover from making a laundry folding table in my basement. The poles holding up the faux awning are electrical conduit from when I rewired my laundry area and the awning is made from miscellaneous pieces of 1/8” hardboard I had laying around, built around a frame of 1”x1” pine. The kids loved it, AND they made about $15 selling lemonade and cookies at a yard sale we had today!

-- Andy Panko, Edison NJ





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gfadvm

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#1 posted 775 days ago

Nice lemonade stand and what a pair of cuties! They could sell ice to eskimos!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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NormG

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#2 posted 775 days ago

Wonderful job

-- Norman

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 775 days ago

Awesome your the coolest Dad around! Just ask those smiles!!!!

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

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Tedster

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#4 posted 775 days ago

I’m getting thirsty just looking at the giant lemon on the front. Nice work!

-- I support the 28th Amendment. http://www.wolf-pac.com/28th

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ChuckV

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#5 posted 775 days ago

Andy,

That is really great. I especially like that the lemonade is just to get the crowds into the shop. Then there are all the other things for sale.

Is there anyone else who is thinking about the absurd worst-case legal ramifications that good ol’ cr1 would bring up here?

(Andy – cr1’s last post was just 8 days before you joined LJ)

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 775 days ago

You did a wonderful job on this and it was a wonderful thing to do for those little girls and I can plainly see how much they appreciated it. Way to go, Dad.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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bruc101

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#7 posted 775 days ago

Awesome dad!. I can tell you now, being a father of all girls, be prepared to build them a lot of furniture, a home, all the furniture going in it, their kitchens, and “baby cribs and beds”...you in a heap of trouble ole boy but it sure is fun and enjoy the ride.

-- Bruce http://plans.sawmillvalley.org http://www.sawmillgirls.com

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489tad

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#8 posted 775 days ago

Pretty cool dad!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Robsshop

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#9 posted 775 days ago

How could anyone resist buying a cool,tall ,dixiecup of lemonade from two cuties and a professional looking stand like that !! Nice work DAD !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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cutworm

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#10 posted 774 days ago

Very nice job! You have created a wonderful memory for the girls.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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