discarded wooden storage bin

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Project by anforte posted 669 days ago 1409 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a discarded storage bin that was found.
Does anyone recognize this?

-- Anforte NJ

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#1 posted 669 days ago

My vote would be for a vegetable bin. The two ‘drawers’ should tilt out on a pivot.
Whatcha gonna do with it?

-- Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. --Theodore I. Rubin

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#2 posted 669 days ago

Yep, potatoes and onions bin. Maybe apples and some other fruit. Screens provide fresh air.

-- "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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#3 posted 669 days ago

Man! That is cool! IMO, do NOT restore this. I might lightly wipe it down with a damp cloth and then put a couple of coats of Johnson’s Past Wax on it… And then kick back and enjoy your find! Well done!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#4 posted 669 days ago

Those were referred to as “potato bins” in my part of the country. My wife still uses one. The lower bins are typically used for onions and other vegies or fruits.

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#5 posted 662 days ago

Really nice, no I guess you did not find it in Copenhagen…
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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