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Project by Brandon posted 437 days ago 1944 views 19 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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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 437 days ago

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

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 437 days ago

Those came out great !
Nice job Brandon !

-- Having fun...Eric

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KENVO

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#3 posted 437 days ago

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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bondogaposis

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#4 posted 437 days ago

Really nice Brandon, where did you get the openers?

-- Bondo Gaposis

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BigRedKnothead

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#5 posted 437 days ago

A man after my own heart;-)

-- Red -- "Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one." C.S. Lewis

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Brandon

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#6 posted 437 days ago

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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Brandon

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#7 posted 437 days ago

I wish I had seen this one earlier.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 437 days ago

Cool

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MasterSergeant

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#9 posted 437 days ago

:-P. Very nice very good idea!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Don W

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#10 posted 437 days ago

The bottle opener is a great touch. Nice job.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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ShaneA

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#11 posted 437 days ago

Nice! They should be a hit.

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Brit

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#12 posted 437 days ago

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

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

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chrisstef

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#13 posted 437 days ago

Could one of the panels be removable for the bourbon?

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

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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rusty2010

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#14 posted 437 days ago

COME ON OVER

-- check, recheck then check again

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Brandon

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#15 posted 437 days ago

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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