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Project by trainrunner posted 03-21-2013 07:03 AM 3528 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.





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Ken90712

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#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!"

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Monte Pittman

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#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.

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Acelectric

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#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.

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DouginVa

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#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.........

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woodman88

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

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

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

really look nice

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putnam

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#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,www.WoodworkerPutnam.com

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James Austin

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#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...

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Dennisgrosen

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#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
Dennis

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mhensel

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#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

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keithk1

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

Awesome work love the idea especially the spigot for a drain

-- Keith

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JSB

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

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nakedjoinery

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#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

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

Love them, great job

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Sanding2day

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

Very cool… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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