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Project by kansas posted 246 days ago 1651 views 36 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

12×20 x 27” made of cherry. Grooves in the verticals. One hole in the horizontals for the dowels. Slats are about 1 1/8th inch wide and less than 1/8th inch thick. I wiped a coat of boiled linseed oil and then sprayed with poly.

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#1 posted 246 days ago

That’s really cool

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#2 posted 246 days ago

Very nice

-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.

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#3 posted 246 days ago

Looks great!

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#4 posted 246 days ago

Great job

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#5 posted 246 days ago

very nice design!

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#6 posted 246 days ago

That’s very nice.

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#7 posted 246 days ago

It seems a shame that something so beautiful is going to have people throwing dirty underwear in it.

What does the boiled linseed oil do for it? Is it for looks, or to help protect it?


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#8 posted 246 days ago

Very nice

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#9 posted 246 days ago

I’m stealing this one. simple elegance. nice job!

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#10 posted 246 days ago

Well done!

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#11 posted 246 days ago

This is a nice practical piece and looks good too.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#12 posted 246 days ago

I have been wanted to build a hamper for awhile, mainly cause I actually NEED a hamper. But this design is awesome, I love how the slats allow for air to circulate.

I’m gonna have to +1 KodaBear and steal this one! Sorry dude! Great hamper!

-- Joseph, Lake Forest, CA,

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#13 posted 246 days ago

Do I see that you screwed some red cedar to the inside of the lid? SMART! I bet it smells great … as good as dirty clothes can smell I guess

-- Joseph, Lake Forest, CA,

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#14 posted 246 days ago

Can you take a picture of the inside showing the slats?

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#15 posted 245 days ago

Too cool for school…beautiful

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