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Country Kitchen Trash Can Keeper

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Project by steveosshop posted 07-10-2008 03:01 AM 7118 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife is really into the country furniture, so I built her this trash can keeper in a country style to hid our plan white plastic trash can we have in the kitchen. I built it out of 1 4X8 sheet of 3/4” plywood and then painted it a dark wine color to match the accents on our new wall paper. We need to finish some painting on the inside and put a stop chain on the inside so the door stops at a certain point, but aside from that its all hers.

-- Steve-o





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Douglas Krueger

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#1 posted 07-10-2008 11:04 AM

One man’s trash can also be his art. Nice job Steve

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 07-10-2008 01:12 PM

Very nice Steve!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Callum Kendall

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#3 posted 07-10-2008 01:13 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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Garyb6

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#4 posted 07-10-2008 02:06 PM

Nice job. Can’t let the LOML see this or she will want one. :-)

-- Garyb6, “True simplicity does not reveal the tremendous effort it requires.” - Somerset Maugham

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Hugheser

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#5 posted 07-10-2008 03:12 PM

Nice work. I made something very similar for my wife a few years ago for recycles. Mine has two pull out doors that hold 4 small containers of recycles. She wants me to make her a new one though. If it were an inch wider, everything would fit in it much better. That might make a good quick winter project.

-- Brian (Woodworking n00b)

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slick1970

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#6 posted 07-12-2008 02:52 AM

Nice work Steve! I will have to make my wife one now. She hates that the white trash can is seen in the kitchen even though its under the counter. Good job…..

-- David, Tignall,Georgia

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