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Would these make good boxes?

Post  Luci Dawson on 3/4/2012, 6:35 pm

Found these on CraigsList today. Do they look substantial enough for 2 ft x ~1.5 ft TTs supported by 4" x 8" x 16" concrete blocks I have left over from a wall building project??? Depending on how the bottoms are constructed, I'd either drill holes in them for drainage or remove them and replace w/hardware cloth and weed barrier. What do you think?

24" by 20" by 7" deep wood box / drawer / storage container. Jointed corners, old but well built. 13 available for $3 each.







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Post  walshevak on 3/4/2012, 7:06 pm

I think they will work. I saw another post somewhere that used dresser drawers.

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Post  shannon1 on 3/5/2012, 12:50 am

Score!!!! cheers They look perfect.
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Post  happycamper on 3/5/2012, 3:27 am

Nice find! I would definitely use them.
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Post  walshevak on 3/5/2012, 7:57 am

The jointed corners may need reinforcing. Wood swells and cracks when wet and the joints may not hold up. A few well placed exterior screws should prevent later problems.

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