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Pine 6-Pack Carriers

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Project by Tony Strupulis posted 09-20-2016 07:57 AM 1245 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The leaves are just turning colors and I’ve already got a jump start on Christmas projects. I’m usually putting the last coat of finish on my projects late on Christmas Eve. LOL.

Since Christmas is coming soon, I figured these pine 6-pack carriers would be popular gifts. I finished these two up today and I’ve already got two orders!

I made them out of lumber yard 1x pine boards. I wanted to go for a rustic look, so I hit them with my propane soldering torch. Then I hit them with a brass bristle brush to get the charred wood off. I assembled the carriers with my finishing nail gun. After assembly, I wiped on a beeswax and boiled linseed oil polish.

The dividers are 1/4” craft plywood. For a finish, I wiped them with vinegar that I had soaked steel wool in. It reacts with the tannins in the wood. There isn’t much in the birch ply, so it gave a mellow color and helped the dividers blend in better.

-- Tony - http://ravensedgetoolworks.com





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 09-20-2016 11:16 AM

Nice carriers, Tony!!And with openers too!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 09-20-2016 05:56 PM

AS some know; I really like the torched effect.

Nice work!

I also like the photo propping, the blue background really shows off the carriers.

-- just rjR

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Mark Wilson

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#3 posted 09-20-2016 07:13 PM

A Renaissance Man you are, Tony.

-- Mark

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mafe

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#4 posted 09-27-2016 04:40 PM

Bring them on.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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