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Project by MT_Stringer posted 08-09-2013 01:13 AM 8249 views 20 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished this cooler today just in time to deliver it. The new owner is a happy camper. Just in time for the game tomorrow night.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas





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Vince

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#1 posted 08-09-2013 05:35 AM

I really like these coolers you make. I definitely want to make one for myself one day.
Did that cooler have hinges at one time or did you buy it without hinges?

-- Vince

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#2 posted 08-09-2013 07:05 AM

Great summer project….....................

-- mike...............

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sheetzy

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#3 posted 08-09-2013 01:30 PM

should have a green bay “G”on it . other then that KOOOOOOOOOOL. sheetzy

-- Sheetzy

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scarpenter002

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#4 posted 08-09-2013 01:55 PM

Great job. Very classy. Glad you did not ruin it with one of those nasty blue & white stars. :-)
Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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Mainiac Matt

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#5 posted 08-09-2013 02:09 PM

Hook ‘Em Longhorns

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#6 posted 08-09-2013 02:43 PM

nice work

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MT_Stringer

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#7 posted 08-09-2013 02:56 PM

Thanks. I have made a couple with stars. :-),

@Vince. I buy the coolers new and remove the hinges and handles. I bag them up and pass them on to the buyer. Igloo brand is a popular brand around these parts of the country so a lot of folks already have one or more…spare handles and hinges are always nice to have on hand.

The Igloo factory is just west of Houston. I need to go there one of these days and see if they have a scratch and dent sale. :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 08-09-2013 03:30 PM

That’s real nice. I like the design.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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MT_Stringer

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#9 posted 08-09-2013 06:18 PM

@maniac matt – you saw this wall hanging, huh?

Both went to the same folks. Yep, they are sports nuts! :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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steliart

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#10 posted 08-09-2013 06:48 PM

Very COOL indeed ;)

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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Randy_ATX

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#11 posted 08-09-2013 06:58 PM

I just saw a UT Longhorns one at HEB for $139.99 yesterday. I don’t think it had wheels though.
Nice job!

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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MT_Stringer

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#12 posted 08-09-2013 08:54 PM

“I just saw a UT Longhorns one at HEB for $139.99 yesterday. I don’t think it had wheels though. “

I have more than that in materials and supplies. :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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Roger

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#13 posted 08-10-2013 12:00 AM

I think the Longhorns are missin a few Longnecks.. lol

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#14 posted 08-10-2013 12:03 AM

Gig ‘Em Aggies!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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Randy_ATX

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#15 posted 08-10-2013 03:20 AM

This one is way nicer than the one I saw at HEB!

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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