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Dovetailed walnut tote

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Project by bigiron posted 03-18-2018 09:02 PM 690 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A walnut tote with maple stanchions and an ash handle. Finished with a mix of BLO turpentine and poly. A hand tool project.





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#1 posted 03-18-2018 09:04 PM

Always love your hand made projects.

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#2 posted 03-18-2018 09:04 PM

Sure is a neat looking tote, good job!

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#3 posted 03-19-2018 06:10 AM

I can think of a lot of uses for that: Awesome tool tote, gift box, Easter egg hunting, and a whole varieties of others. A very nice delightful project.

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#4 posted 03-20-2018 12:24 AM

Looks great, id be interested to know how you made the curved handle and also how exactly did you mortise or attach it to the staunchions.
Great looking work

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#5 posted 03-20-2018 09:05 AM



Looks great, id be interested to know how you made the curved handle and also how exactly did you mortise or attach it to the staunchions.
Great looking work

- anthm27

The handle floats. It is trapped in place. The arch in the handle follows the natural grain. It was just kind of hacked out in a few minutes.

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#6 posted 03-20-2018 10:05 AM


Looks great, id be interested to know how you made the curved handle and also how exactly did you mortise or attach it to the staunchions.
Great looking work

- anthm27

The handle floats. It is trapped in place. The arch in the handle follows the natural grain. It was just kind of hacked out in a few minutes.

- bigiron

Yer ok , great. I have never thought or seen the floating handle idea, I’ll adopt that on the crates I build if you wouldn’t mind
Cheers

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