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Trash to Treasure: Milk crate wagon

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ifantail

ifantail
Englewood, FL

October 25, 2011
11:42 AM

Post #8863218

I made a wagon from an old milk crate ($3. at a yard sale) for the grand kids, it's full of building blocks to keep them busy when they visit.

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JuneyBug
Dover AFB, DE
(Zone 7a)

October 26, 2011
4:23 PM

Post #8864926

How cute! and handy! I have never seen a crate like that. It sure makes a good toy wagon!

Fish_knees

Fish_knees
Phoenix, AZ

October 26, 2011
7:55 PM

Post #8865247

♥ it!
curvesarein
Kingman, AZ
(Zone 7b)

October 27, 2011
6:26 AM

Post #8865545

That's great. I have a larger fruit crate I would love to do that to.
J2222
Southern California, CA

October 30, 2011
10:19 AM

Post #8869195

Nice idea and looks great. Would be good for magazines or garden shoes by the back door or many other things when kids grow up.
denimangle
Oakwood (Butler,TX), TX
(Zone 8b)

October 31, 2011
8:41 AM

Post #8870347

love it
bjohns
West Jordan, UT

January 21, 2012
2:17 PM

Post #8976811

I love this it would be great for gardening also.

ifantail

ifantail
Englewood, FL

January 22, 2012
8:11 AM

Post #8977514

I took this to a church consignment shop, they admonished me for "ruining" a perfictly good milk crate,but they still sold it for $85.,I bought it for $3. the rest of the parts were made from "on hand" scrap., I don't think their going to use it for a garden cart.

psychw2

psychw2
(Pat) Kennewick, WA
(Zone 5b)

January 22, 2012
2:44 PM

Post #8977965

Well, you may have "ruined it" but they sure still wanted it!! $85 worth of WANT!! LOL
J2222
Southern California, CA

February 13, 2012
10:11 AM

Post #9005185

I think they got mixed up and used the wrong word. They should have used repurpose!

ruin = destroy, wreck, demolish, ravage...

repurpose = to give a new purpose or use to...

ifantail

ifantail
Englewood, FL

February 15, 2012
1:36 PM

Post #9007918

Actually, 22, ruined is what they meant, they said the wheels & handle took away the value of the milk crate, I still disagree, I don't think the value of the crate alone was more than $85.

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