beer crates for my brew!!!

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Project by pmelchman posted 10-14-2013 05:07 PM 1832 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are beer crates I made to case my beer that I brew (22 oz bottles) at a local brew / restaurant in town. I have brewed 6 times so far. I usually get between 72-76 bottles. The crates are made from 1/8 oak ply, oak, pallet wood (oak). I finished one of them in BLO, naked, GF wipe on, stained.

patrick melchior

Dragonfly Woodworking (Facebook)

-- Patrick

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#1 posted 10-14-2013 05:35 PM

Nice crates!

72-76 bombers? Holy cow! Are you brewing 15 gallon batches or something?

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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#2 posted 10-14-2013 07:13 PM

Nice – I wish the pictures came with a free sample of your beer!

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#3 posted 10-14-2013 08:23 PM

Crates look great.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#4 posted 10-14-2013 10:56 PM

Very nice.

Are you doing all grain or extract?

-- If at first you don't succeed then maybe skydiving isn't for you.

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#5 posted 10-14-2013 11:56 PM

@ mark grain…..

-- Patrick

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#6 posted 10-15-2013 11:59 AM

@ snakeye..when you come back home …we will have to toast. from one veteran to an other!

-- Patrick

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#7 posted 10-15-2013 12:02 PM

First thing I checked was your location…..not that I’d try to scam any beer. Its great when woodworking can blend with another hobby. Well done.

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

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#8 posted 10-15-2013 02:29 PM

Nice and useful

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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