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Needed a cooler for the patio and have always wanted a custom one, so I figured I would make one. The Artwork are some ideas I’m thinking about for the coolers…
Aug 08, 2013
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#1 posted 08-08-2013 01:37 AM
Awesome I like the finish on it and the little dude on the front. I’ve been wanting to do this for a while. You did good. Very cool cooler :)
-- The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication: that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up. Jean Cocteau
#2 posted 08-08-2013 01:57 AM
Thanks Danny..simple and fun to build
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#3 posted 08-08-2013 04:33 AM
Another great example of ingenuity on Lumberjocks!
-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana
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#4 posted 08-08-2013 10:29 AM
Well done should serve you well…..
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#5 posted 08-08-2013 01:19 PM
nice job! did you just use 3/4” pine? looks like you used the “blow torch” method of getting the grain pronounced, looks really great! i didn’t see it in any of the pics, but did you incorporate a way to drain the cooler into the design?
#6 posted 08-08-2013 02:36 PM
Thank you all for the nice comments, Gridlockd, I put a sink flange with a stopper..
#7 posted 08-08-2013 04:18 PM
Sorry, yes Gridlockd, 3/4” pine with a blow torch
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#8 posted 08-08-2013 11:37 PM
Cool idea. Insert snarkey Lobos comment here.
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#9 posted 08-09-2013 03:14 PM
Wonderful way to dress up a simple styrofoam cooler. Thank you for sharing.
-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter
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#10 posted 08-09-2013 03:31 PM
That’s a nice useful project. Congratulations.
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#11 posted 08-12-2013 11:53 AM
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#12 posted 09-03-2013 03:47 AM
This Is Cooool!
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