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Project by chieferic posted 08-16-2012 04:31 PM 1586 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, I started out with this large shipping container. I decided to put some wheels on it so I could move it around the Man Cave easily. Then I figured I could spruce it up a bit with some sanding, paint, add a shelf, and put some of my power tools in it for convenience, and finally a little counter material on the top.

-- Eric in AZ





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ksSlim

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#1 posted 08-16-2012 05:28 PM

Nice save on an upcycle of found material.

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic

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Jeremy Greiner

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#2 posted 08-16-2012 05:43 PM

That’s wonderful, you turned that crate into a great looking storage unit.

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chieferic

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#3 posted 08-16-2012 05:47 PM

Thanks! I’m pretty happy with the way it turned out. I am thinking of adding a power strip on the outside to have a place to plug in power tools and then putting some pegs on the inside of the door for different blades and other accessories.

-- Eric in AZ

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#4 posted 08-16-2012 09:08 PM

Mobile storage with a work surface on top. Great idea.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 08-17-2012 10:25 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.

Nice save on the crate. Nice work. Any advice you need there is someone here to help.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 08-17-2012 01:02 PM

Nice job, and clean garage!

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chieferic

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#7 posted 08-17-2012 02:15 PM

Thanks much folks! This is a great forum! Everyone is so helpful and friendly. It’s refreshing!

-- Eric in AZ

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