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I made this for my wife a few years ago. I used dowel construction for the handles (my 1st attempt). She loves it.
-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI
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#1 posted 08-11-2008 02:37 AM
Nice, I like the slots in the bottom for self cleaning.
-- Ron Central, CA
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#2 posted 08-11-2008 11:11 AM
Well done with the handles .Yes, I too love the slots in the bottom. I bet they are greatly appreciated at clean up time!
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#3 posted 08-11-2008 03:55 PM
Very good garden tool box. Your first attempt at dowel construction is remarkably good. What are the dimentions of the box? Why it is called tote?Sharad
-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein
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#4 posted 08-11-2008 05:07 PM
I like that the handle rotates out of the way for easy access. nice job.
-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...
#5 posted 08-11-2008 05:59 PM
not sure on the dimensions as I built it 2 years ago and I call it a tote because my wife can tote around her tools.
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#6 posted 08-11-2008 10:43 PM
Thanks for the post
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#7 posted 08-12-2008 12:11 AM
I like that fold-over handle too!
-- Frank, Florissant, Missouri "The New Show-Me Woodshop"
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#8 posted 08-14-2008 07:17 PM
This is a top of the line tool tote. I make a rustic style that would be considered bottom of the line. Well done.
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#9 posted 08-14-2008 09:42 PM
nice tool tote I particularly like the way you’ve made the handle to swing great idea.Alistair
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#10 posted 08-14-2008 10:33 PM
Thank you for the comments. A side note is this is my 1st tool tote
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#11 posted 05-17-2009 08:06 PM
Your wife is a lucky lady!!
I love this … and may have to ask Russel to make me one (if you don’t mind) ... but I would use it as a very cool planter box (-vbg-)
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#12 posted 05-17-2009 08:10 PM
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