4 pack beer caddy

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Project by majuvla posted 09-24-2017 08:10 AM 1067 views 3 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Four pack beer caddies made as presents. I found some piece of board in grandfather’s barn. My friend told me that this is maple – here called ’’bird’’ maple. Cross slats -beech, bottom playwood.

Photo transfer on wood technic signs :

Žuja je zakon! – Žuja is a law! (Žuja is a nick name of the local beer – advertising campaign)

Da bi došao do druge, najprije otvori prvu – To get to the other, first open the first one (words of wisdom, as a part of advertising campaign for another local beer)

Don’t ask my why four packs. Original plan was six packs.
I have jig for fingerjoints on tablsaw, but I made it for 3.2mm blade. I forgot that and made cuts with 2.8mm blade – ofcourse they weren’t fit. So, I had to cut ends and save the day with overlaping joints strenghten with dowels.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#1 posted 09-24-2017 08:23 AM

Nice one Ivan, great idea, beautifully executed!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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Mark Wilson

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#2 posted 09-24-2017 08:57 AM

Looks like some kind of Maple to me.

-- Mark

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#3 posted 09-24-2017 10:08 AM

na žuju si prešel?a gemišti?
kaj se drva tiče mislim da je ptičji javor,ak dobro vidim…javor je ziher

-- bambi

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#4 posted 09-24-2017 10:24 AM

Ja kad budem radio tako nesto pravim za celu gajbu :P :D bez 20 flasa nema zurke :)

-- Vladimir , Serbia/Finland ,

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woodshaver Tony C

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#5 posted 09-24-2017 11:00 AM

Not sure about the kind of wood but I do like your beer caddies. 4 pack works for me!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 09-24-2017 12:21 PM

I love ‘em. Ivan!! Nice to have the openers handy like that, too!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#7 posted 09-24-2017 12:53 PM

Cool beer caddy”s Ivan. They will make wonderful gifts for fiends.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#8 posted 09-24-2017 01:17 PM

hey one for each hand is an 8 pack LOL …..GREAT JOB :<))
NOT sure bout the wood ….BUT it is Beautiful


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#9 posted 09-24-2017 02:03 PM

Thank you all for views and comments on another Daily top 3.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 09-24-2017 02:16 PM

Nice presents for lucky someone.

-- Bruce - Indiana - Sawdust is just, MAN GLITTER!

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#11 posted 09-24-2017 02:55 PM

Looks more like Quilted maple than Birdseye maple to me. Still beautiful though. Nice work!

-- Breeze

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#12 posted 09-24-2017 05:34 PM

Hello Ivan

A very cool project

I like the concept

4,6 or more … The most important is the realizaion of the project !!

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#13 posted 09-24-2017 07:49 PM

well done, always useful!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#14 posted 09-24-2017 08:29 PM

These are all very nice beer totes.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#15 posted 09-24-2017 08:44 PM

nice project any beer drinker would love to get.ive seen these before but most don’t include the opener.great job ivan and congrats on another top 3 buddy.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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