DIY Recycled Refrigerator to Cooler

diy cooler

Rustic coolers are distinctively designed ice trunk made from rough cut dried pine and roused metal insert with foam insert. These rustic coolers are handmade which increases its value making it expensive. Price for this item can range from $100 to $279 which most of us can’t afford. But there is a way for you to acquire a rustic cooler without spending much. You can make your own.

Prepare the following:

Old cooler
5 pcs 8 feet long 2×2’s
1 pc 8 feet long 1×4
Barn wood
Nails
Screws
¾ inch plug
¾ inch pipe coupling
Side handles
Bottle opener

The first thing you have to do is to disassemble the cooler until it’s naked. You need to remove all hardware including the lid. Next is to measure the ruler so you know the measurement for the frame. You need to assemble two frames then connect them together to form the casing. Place the cooler inside the casing and it should fit perfectly.

You can know fix the barn wood to the casing starting from the side then going around. Trim the edges to make it smooth. Make the lid and attach it to the main structure with hinges. You also have to enclose the legs with barn wood to reinforce it.

Check it out…

>> DIY Cooler <<

image source: hometalk.com

4 3 Ways To Organize Your Refrigerator

3 Ways To Organize Your Refrigerator

Do you ever simply throw everything from the shopping bag into the fridge without giving it a second thought? If that is your usual routine then perhaps, like so many others, you are often met by the … [Read More...]

8 5 Ways To Add Stripes To Your Walls

5 Ways To Add Stripes To Your Walls

What better way to express your personality and add some creativity to your home, than painting stripes on the walls? This technique can turn your walls into a fun playground for you to bring out your … [Read More...]

12 5 Unique Ways To Use Felt

5 Unique Ways To Use Felt

  If you love artistic creations, then you probably know that felt is a fantastic material. It comes in a great variety of colors and is flexible, yet sturdy enough to be shaped into … [Read More...]

7 4 Ways To Revamp An Old Mirror

4 Ways To Revamp An Old Mirror

In home décor, the devil truly is in the details. Beautiful and expensive-looking furniture just won’t sit right if you do not have the perfect decorations and lighting. These are two extremely … [Read More...]

72 11 Ways to Decorate Your Home Gym

11 Ways to Decorate Your Home Gym

Nowadays, it is considered to be more practical to have your own home gym instead of having gym memberships. This allows for more flexibility and independence as you can work out at your own schedule … [Read More...]

23 - 5 Fun Ways to Use Mason Jars

5 Fun Ways to Use Mason Jars

Mason jars are one of the neglected items we find in our kitchen. We often use it as food containers but its use is not only limited to this. In the past, mason jars were used as a common canning jar … [Read More...]

5 Cheap Ways to Transform Your Patio

5 Cheap Ways to Transform Your Patio

Are you planning to transform your patio but afraid of the cost? Doing a patio make over does not have to cost much if you think out of the box. There are many ways you can add life to your patio … [Read More...]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *