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Project by Alvarez posted 08-07-2013 11:36 PM 1976 views 11 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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…

-- Alvarez





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Moosesman

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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 :)

-- Danny, kentucky

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Alvarez

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#2 posted 08-08-2013 01:57 AM

Thanks Danny..simple and fun to build

-- Alvarez

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maplerock

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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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Ken90712

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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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gridlockd

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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?

-- Gridlockd

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Alvarez

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#6 posted 08-08-2013 02:36 PM

Thank you all for the nice comments, Gridlockd, I put a sink flange with a stopper..

-- Alvarez

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Alvarez

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#7 posted 08-08-2013 04:18 PM

Sorry, yes Gridlockd, 3/4” pine with a blow torch

-- Alvarez

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natenaaron

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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 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 08-09-2013 03:31 PM

That’s a nice useful project. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Alvarez

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#11 posted 08-12-2013 11:53 AM

Thank you

-- Alvarez

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Izzy Swan

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#12 posted 09-03-2013 03:47 AM

This Is Cooool!

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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