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Project by jerrells posted 09-13-2010 04:02 AM 2227 views 15 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thie is a beer-tainer for my son-in-law. A wooden six-pack holder with four doors. The first had a bottle opener, the second a bag of pretzels, the third some nuts and finally, the forth had some napkins. The projects is made with a Kreg pocket jig, biskets, and some screws. All of the small hinges are mortised in and each place where a bottle sits is lined.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.





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nurvreck

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#1 posted 09-13-2010 04:37 AM

I love the way you think. This is a very creative idea and I’m sure your son-in-law is gonna love it. Great job and thanks for sharing.

-- Dan, SSgt/USMC, Jacksonville, NC, http://thefamelesswoodworker.com

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bibb

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#2 posted 09-13-2010 04:38 AM

you get my vote for most original!

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need katanadesign.com

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 09-13-2010 05:10 AM

That is very unique. Well done, should come in handy.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Kindlingmaker

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#4 posted 09-13-2010 06:06 AM

YES!! One of the best projects of all time!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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Richard

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#5 posted 09-13-2010 08:08 AM

Very nice idea, you could design one for wine too. Your project is very creative and I bet it would be a big hit at a craft show, or silent auction/raffle. I like how you used all four sides as compartments. Overall it is unique.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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lazar

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#6 posted 09-13-2010 09:09 AM

Just added this to my favorites file.

-- www.woodworkerlazar.com

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Jamie Speirs

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#7 posted 09-13-2010 09:15 AM

To wonderful.
Would have been great a few years back, now though both sons are fully trained. :)

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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jerrells

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#8 posted 09-13-2010 02:31 PM

I have got to give credit to Steve Ramsey at http://www.woodworkingformeremortals.com/ for starting my thinking on this project. He did a Kreg Keg Crate that was the original idea. I took that design as my starting point.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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489tad

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#9 posted 09-13-2010 02:47 PM

Only room for six bottles? I don’t know…..just kidding. Great project!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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kcmat

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#10 posted 09-13-2010 03:17 PM

Nicee! Even better is those look like Shiners!

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 09-13-2010 03:21 PM

That’s all right; I like it and you did a great job.

-- 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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WoodenFrog

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#12 posted 09-13-2010 06:04 PM

That is just freaking AWESOME! I think I need to be retrained, PM me for my address so you can send me mine fully loaded :) nice work! Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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rivergirl

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#13 posted 09-13-2010 09:54 PM

Where’s the ice? or better yet a flow through water system. :) Maybe he can fit one of those frozen ice packs in the underneath compartment? :)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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RexMcKinnon

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#14 posted 09-17-2010 04:21 PM

Anything related to beer is a good project. LOL

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Flemming

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#15 posted 09-18-2010 12:12 AM

this is exactly what i need!!!
i laughed when i saw the side compartments. genius!
your son in law must have loved it :)

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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