Although refrigerators long ago rendered them obsolete, antique oak ice boxes remain popular with collectors, even though they’re expensive and hard to find. This do-it-yourself version is neither: it’s both inexpensive and easy to build. An authentic reproduction of an original, the project is especially popular when used as a bar, but it has many other uses. The top opens up to reveal a convenient storage area, and the lower cabinet features two compartments perfect for glassware and other fragile items.

The ice box measures 38 inches high by 24 inches wide by 16 inches deep.

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84 Responses to “Two-Door Ice Box”

  1. Will Ward

    Love the ice box

  2. Brian Hodgson

    Thank you so much for this

  3. Eddie Lizemore

    Brilliant I am going to make this my first project!

  4. Sharon Keef

    This would be great

  5. Gary Murphy

    Do this really keep ice cold?

  6. Phyllis Phillips Clower

    Looks just like the one my Great Grandparents had! Can’t wait to try this one out!

  7. Ronald Peters

    Thank you

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  9. PAUL

    I'm going to modify the edges to match my mission oak decor! I'll let you know how it turns out!

  10. Ginger Turner

    Love it