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Project by Tooch posted 293 days ago 1493 views 22 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some simple totes made from knotty pine and 2×6’s, ripped down to 3/8”. Assembled with an 18 gauge crown moulding stapler.

The larger of the two is unfinished, the smaller was torched and coated with a couple coats of wipe-on poly.

Thanks for looking, comments/suggestions welcome!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails





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woodshaver

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#1 posted 293 days ago

Nice looking Boxes Tooch! They should come in handy!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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RockyTopScott

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#2 posted 293 days ago

I gotta make me some of these. No glue at all Tooch?

-- “When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” ― Thomas Sowell

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ratchet

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#3 posted 293 days ago

very nice! I like the way the torched one looks. Any consideration to a stackable version?

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Tooch

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#4 posted 293 days ago

Thanks for the comments-

Tony I love these cause they’re so versatile… whether its potting plants for the wife or carrying Cornhole bags to a tailgate.

RockyTopScott no glue, just two staples on each end. I also reinforced the bottom slats with small 5/8” brads coming in from the side.

ratchet I thought about it… just haven’t figured it out yet!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 293 days ago

Those make wonderful gift boxes at Christmas when they are filled with nuts and fruit.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Tooch

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#6 posted 293 days ago

Charles Good thinking… that’s what I love best about this craft- making all my gifts! I enjoy making them as much as others enjoy getting ‘em!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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Don Broussard

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#7 posted 293 days ago

@Tooch—Nice simple crates, and we always have stuff to crate. Here is an idea I tried (but didn’t perfect) to make stackable crates. You might find something in the concept that will appeal to you and make a better crate.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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mariva57

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#8 posted 293 days ago

Original design, compliments for daily top 3.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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gwolfe1977

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#9 posted 293 days ago

Those are really cool!!! I’m gonna have to make some now. Very useful idea.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 293 days ago

Nice looking boxes .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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majuvla

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#11 posted 292 days ago

Something you realy need doesn’t have to be fency, but you managed to make it such,super cool.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 289 days ago

Great looking and well made crates. Like more the torched one. They have a lot of uses. Great job!

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Neville

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#13 posted 286 days ago

Stackable should be easy – two “feet” (cleats?) under the “floor” sized to fit in just between the side walls (same length as the end walls) and positioned so they just fit inside the end walls…?

Love the clean, simple design!

-- Neville, Calgary AB

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