beer tote and bottle opener for my brother in-law

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Project by chancey posted 05-16-2015 12:47 AM 1297 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for my brother in-law for Christmas. I used the drunken wood workers temples, a trick from Steve Ramsey to get the images transferred onto the wood< the hardest part was figuring out how to mirroring the images. Then wrapped the handle in leather and added old beer caps on the ends of the handle. It was a lot of fun. Hope you all enjoy.

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#1 posted 05-16-2015 02:12 AM

Very cool. Is it big enough for a real beer drinker?

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#2 posted 05-16-2015 01:52 PM

You could take the divider out and fit a couple growlers in there… that might be enough.

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#3 posted 05-16-2015 02:10 PM

A fantastic gift, no matter how much beer you can fit into it. It’s the thought, the transferred images and your time; obviously shows your closeness with your brother in-law. He is a lucky man.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#4 posted 05-16-2015 02:23 PM

A very useful gift for years to come.

-- Joe - - Laughter is like a windshied wiper, it doesn't stop the rain but allows us to keep going.

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#5 posted 05-16-2015 08:24 PM

I like the bottle caps, nice touch. I made some similar ones couple of years ago.

-- ~Michael,

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#6 posted 05-17-2015 01:15 AM


I made some a while back also. I do like the Killian Red bottle cap ends! Adds a neat touch!

I may have to incorporate that idea in my next bunch! Research for the best looking bottle caps will get expensive though!

-- just rjR

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#7 posted 06-04-2015 04:38 PM

Go Hawks!!! :)

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#8 posted 08-05-2016 09:04 PM

I’ve seen a few of these on LJs now. In what kind of situation would these get used? I’ve never had an occaision to carry a 6-pack somewhere in a fancy way.

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