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A Pair of Trash Cans (November 2012)

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Project by JSB posted 11-16-2012 02:31 AM 1862 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Christmas is coming! Believe it or not, its in December this year. I think I will be prepared this time ;)

A pair of trash cans for gifts. I was going for a slightly more rustic look. They will be well used (borderline abused) in both homes they are going to so I was not concerned too much with perfection. Function over fashion for these two. Solid 1×12 pine. Both cans came in slightly under $50 including a percentage of stain and hardware.

Link to my SketchUp file:
http://ubuntuone.com/4rQk0aSqt9b6kDhMYDkxP9

- Jay

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 11-16-2012 02:34 AM

Nice looking. Should make one myself.

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

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JSB

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#2 posted 11-16-2012 02:35 AM

You should Monty! Not sure how they would do at your shows but everyone around here loves these.

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com

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rdjack21

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#3 posted 11-16-2012 04:59 AM

Nice looking and I agree I’m just going to have to make something like these. I really don’t like the Stainless ones I have now.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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OregonWoodRat

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#4 posted 11-16-2012 05:19 AM

Hey those look good. I wish I had room in the kitchen for something like that.

-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.

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Bill_N

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#5 posted 11-16-2012 10:34 AM

I think I am going to replace my Metal can with this
I like the idea of making the can the right size for the bags

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 11-16-2012 03:11 PM

Very nice job on those cans. They fit in with any decor and don’t look like a trash barrel!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 11-16-2012 07:32 PM

Classy, nice going!

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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#8 posted 11-19-2012 02:26 AM

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-- Dave S., Bellingham, WA

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