Trug copy

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Project by tkroupa posted 297 days ago 1219 views 18 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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After seeing Spud72 post his Trug earlier, I knew I had to build one for my wife and garden bounty. Had a lot of scrap wood, so off to the planer and saw. Real easy to make, no frills on this one, just basic. Now I am making 6 more for her friends for their next luncheon in a few weeks.

-- Tim, Meridian, Idaho

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#1 posted 297 days ago

This is a cool idea.Nice work.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#2 posted 296 days ago

Very nice should serve you well for yrs…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 296 days ago

Looks super Tim.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 296 days ago

very cool.

Would it be difficult to give the dimensions??

-- if at first you don't succeed, get the bigger hammer

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#5 posted 296 days ago

The dimensions are very simple. On my small projects I try to keep things simple, in 12” or 24” increments. The length is 24” and it is 12” wide. The handle pieces are the same as the bottom slats to keep it simple. The dowels are also 12”. The spacing between the bottom slats is one slat wide. My daughter helped me hold a piece of flexible metal rod for the arch of the side boards, then just traced that original board for the other boards I made.

Thanks for the look.

-- Tim, Meridian, Idaho

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#6 posted 294 days ago

Pretty and handy, great for picking fruits, herbs, fruits and flowers in the garden. Well done!

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#7 posted 291 days ago

Nice work! I showed it to my wife and now I’m making one!

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