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Wooden buckets made out of scrap I had laying around my shop

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#1 posted 321 days ago

Excellent idea how to use scraps.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 321 days ago

It’s amazing how many great ideas start with “scraps”

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#3 posted 321 days ago

I would be remiss in failing to comment here… Nice job!

-- Hi. My name is bucket head and I'm a recovering framing carpenter.

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#4 posted 321 days ago

Looks good …I would like to try …wouldn,t know where to start…that would make a great how to blog if you would care to do one.


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#5 posted 321 days ago

Ok Kase…..’fess up… did you do it?

-- Tim Harrelson

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#6 posted 321 days ago

I’ve been playing around with doing this.
I believe you decide how many slats you want and
divide 180 by the number.
The trick is to be sure the wide side of each piece is exactly the same.
Of course, that is for vertical sides. The tapered sides still elude me.
Still working on how to hold everything together during glue up.
Nice work.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I should be a genius!

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#7 posted 321 days ago

Nice. I need to make some of those for some planters my wife wants.

-- Josh, Central California, I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Aspiring novice woodworker.

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#8 posted 321 days ago

Wonderful idea. I like it. Another item to add to my ‘bucket list’.


-- --half full, half empty? How about twice as big as it needs to be?

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#9 posted 321 days ago

Great job. Not sure I could figure out the math on this project. Would be interesting to give it a try.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (

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#10 posted 320 days ago

Thanks for the comments guys, it’s really simple to build.
Tapered buckets are alittle more complicated. The easiest
Way to hold them together is laying them face down on
Some good duct tape. Then simply put glue and the tape
Holds everything together.

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#11 posted 320 days ago

For a 12 inch bucket the staves are 3 1/2 inches wide and the angle is 15 degrees
For a 24 inch bucket it’s 1 1/2 inch staves and the angle is 5 degrees, and they are
12 staves for 12 inch bucket, and 32 for a 24 inch bucket

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#12 posted 320 days ago

These are great. Have you thought of making a butter churn ?

-- ... Never Apologise For Being Right ...

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#13 posted 318 days ago

Another creative way to use wood scraps. They look good, very well crafted buckets. Great job!

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#14 posted 318 days ago

Nice work, I’m gonna add this to my “bucketlist”. I’ll need your help when I start it !!!

-- Harry - Bonifay, FL

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