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Project by Brandon posted 05-12-2013 01:25 AM 4296 views 22 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw a couple of these posted here and thought it’d be a perfect gift for a friend who’s a home brewer. He often brings a six pack of his beer to other people’s houses, and so it seemed like a useful gift.

I used scrap material I had on hand: douglas fir and white pine for the sides and bottom, an oak dowel for the handle, and 1/4” cherry plywood for the dividers. I also made two because I knew I’d want to keep one for myself. I probably paid too much for the bottle opener, but that was the only one that didn’t have a Coca-cola logo on it.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#1 posted 05-12-2013 02:24 AM

great looking tote,should be very handy for your friend.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 05-12-2013 03:02 AM

Those came out great !
Nice job Brandon !

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#3 posted 05-12-2013 03:05 AM

Very nice. I have a couple buddies who are going get these. Thanks for the idea.

-- Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us.-- Jerry Garcia

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#4 posted 05-12-2013 03:23 AM

Really nice Brandon, where did you get the openers?

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#5 posted 05-12-2013 03:24 AM

A man after my own heart;-)

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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#6 posted 05-12-2013 03:45 AM

Thanks guys! Bondo, the openers were bought at my local Ace hardware store and were $7.99 a piece. You can probably get them online or somewhere else cheaper, but I wanted to get it done on Friday because that was when my friend was having a party.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#7 posted 05-12-2013 03:48 AM

I wish I had seen this one earlier.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#8 posted 05-12-2013 05:39 AM


-- wood crafting & classes

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#9 posted 05-12-2013 10:59 AM

:-P. Very nice very good idea!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#10 posted 05-12-2013 12:22 PM

The bottle opener is a great touch. Nice job.

-- - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#11 posted 05-12-2013 01:48 PM

Nice! They should be a hit.

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#12 posted 05-12-2013 02:15 PM

I have got to make one of those. Brilliant job as usual Brandon.

-- - Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#13 posted 05-12-2013 03:12 PM

Could one of the panels be removable for the bourbon?

I dig it Brandon, another project well done. Id gladly drink to that.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#14 posted 05-12-2013 03:39 PM


-- check, recheck then check again

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#15 posted 05-12-2013 06:16 PM

Thanks for looking, all. Stef, you know I’ll have to figure something something out for the bourbon—- maybe a box with glasses or something. The problem is that bourbon bottles come in so many different shapes and sizes.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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