|Project by Chris Cook||posted 08-16-2013 01:36 AM||3921 views||13 times favorited||10 comments|
As I continue to catch up on posting projects, I decided to post in reverse chronological order.
I just recently finished this project for my son’s 25th birthday. It is a beer tote made from padauk (you’ll notice there is nearly always padauk in my projects), maple,cedar,oak and a piece of live-edge maple.
I wanted to find some way to really make this unique, so I thought I would create a beer label. I had the idea to search and see if there is or was a beer named ‘Cook’ and was lucky to find that there was once a Cook’s Ale that is no longer produced. I took the label from found photos and converted it to an image I could laser burn onto the sideboards.
Beyond that it has a beer opener I picked up from Amazon. I made a cap catcher that can double as a phone holder.
I filled it with various Sam Adams IPA brewskis!!
He loved it and that made my day!!
I included an in-process photo (#4) that shows the live-edge as part of the dividers inside.
-- Chris, “as soon as you come up with something foolproof, they come up with a better fool""