Who doesn’t need more storage, right? We decided to make something cute and functional – and more durable than plastic totes. These crates are pretty enough to leave laying around. 🙂
The sides are reclaimed cedar fence boards and the ends are pine – making for a sturdy and sensible storage crate. I love these for storing books, tools, blankets… whatever needs a good home!
We made this using the free plans on Ana-White’s website! If you’re looking for some dimensions and excellent pictures to guide you through the process, you can view them here: http://ana-white.com/2010/09/vintage-crate-carts.html As you can see, her joinery is a bit different (more simplified) than ours but the “look” of them is about the same. She added wheels and cute stenciling on hers. I’m contemplating adding a stripe of chalkboard paint for easy labeling.
This project, with two of us working, was very do-able in an afternoon.
~ The Woodworker’s Wife