Cowboy coolers

  • Advertise with us
Project by trainrunner posted 03-21-2013 07:03 AM 3517 views 34 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is some cooler boxes I built for friends I think I have built 8 or 9 total I used cedar from a fencing supply store and the friends that had their own brand I used that on the lid. When I went to build the first one I looked around at the other ones available and I could never find any carrying handles that I liked so I built my own. They are a fun little project.

-- Work- helping fill out my workshop but giving me no time to use my toys.

15 comments so far

View Ken90712's profile


15144 posts in 1906 days

#1 posted 03-21-2013 08:19 AM

These look great, I like the drain on the side…. Nice touch… Great work.

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

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

15066 posts in 1056 days

#2 posted 03-21-2013 09:50 AM

Great job on these. They look well made.

Welcome to LumberJocks

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

View Acelectric's profile


30 posts in 614 days

#3 posted 03-21-2013 10:08 AM

Very cool idea. Added to my future projects list.

-- Thank goodness I don’t do this for a living, because I would surely starve.

View DouginVa's profile


486 posts in 991 days

#4 posted 03-21-2013 11:49 AM

Sophistication to beer coolers. That is what goes inside, right? Beer? And bringing technology and innovation by adding a spiget drain. Smart thinking.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

View woodman88's profile


116 posts in 1366 days

#5 posted 03-21-2013 12:47 PM

wow so cool I have got to build one myself Great job

View david38's profile


1140 posts in 1061 days

#6 posted 03-21-2013 02:32 PM

really look nice

View putnam's profile


2 posts in 1800 days

#7 posted 03-21-2013 02:39 PM

wow! I think I need one for my western theme basement- very nice! thanks for sharing

-- Duane,Greenville, MI,

View James Austin's profile

James Austin

27 posts in 1898 days

#8 posted 03-21-2013 06:04 PM

Probably work just as well filled with Diet Dr Pepper. something else to add to my list.
Very Nice!

-- Some people have a shop so they can build things, the rest of us build things so we can have a shop...

View Dennisgrosen's profile


10850 posts in 1833 days

#9 posted 03-21-2013 08:02 PM

now you got me thirsty Ken :-)
but on the other hand e just going thrugh the third or fourth minor blitz
this week leting us get another ½ inch of snow on the island

looking good :-)
take care

View mhensel's profile


6 posts in 1402 days

#10 posted 03-21-2013 10:46 PM

Those look great. Is there one type or brand of cooler that works better for this application. I am guessing you would look for the type with no hinge,. Just a push on type

View keithk1's profile


14 posts in 681 days

#11 posted 03-22-2013 01:55 AM

Awesome work love the idea especially the spigot for a drain

-- Keith

View JSB's profile


705 posts in 796 days

#12 posted 03-22-2013 02:06 AM

Those are awesome! It’s unfortunate I have to click away so fast…If my wife sees them than I will have to make some!
Good job!

-- Jay - or

View nakedjoinery's profile


117 posts in 675 days

#13 posted 03-22-2013 03:34 AM

now thats a great idea. these are awesome. I saw some Monte made, you guys are gonna make me give one a go

-- mike c

View hoss12992's profile


2898 posts in 610 days

#14 posted 03-22-2013 07:04 AM

Love them, great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

View Sanding2day's profile


981 posts in 564 days

#15 posted 05-09-2013 08:58 PM

Very cool… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase