Ice Chest/Cooler Ideas??

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Forum topic by Tedstor posted 08-26-2012 07:07 PM 1954 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-26-2012 07:07 PM

Any ideas for a wood cooler? Any way to keep the melting ice from making a mess? Some sort of liner?


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#1 posted 08-26-2012 07:12 PM

Do a search in projects. I think you’ll find most of them are coolers covered with wood

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#2 posted 08-29-2012 07:44 AM

Use a Styrofoam cooler from someplace like Omaha Steaks and build around it.


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#3 posted 08-29-2012 10:40 AM

I have a design for ones in styrofoam and there are several who have much nicer ones on this site. Some are converted coolers wrapped in wood, some use a sheet metal lining with a drain. Your question does make me wonder if an epoxy coating on the inside would work as well. Food for thought.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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