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Project by Rustic posted 2181 days ago 2107 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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RAH

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#1 posted 2181 days ago

Nice, I like the slots in the bottom for self cleaning.

-- Ron Central, CA

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 2180 days ago

Well done with the handles .
Yes, I too love the slots in the bottom. I bet they are greatly appreciated at clean up time!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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sharad

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#3 posted 2180 days ago

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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jm82435

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#4 posted 2180 days ago

I like that the handle rotates out of the way for easy access. nice job.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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Rustic

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#5 posted 2180 days ago

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.

Thanks jm

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Callum Kendall

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#6 posted 2180 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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FJPetruso

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#7 posted 2180 days ago

I like that fold-over handle too!

-- Frank, Florissant, Missouri "The New Show-Me Woodshop"

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TreeBones

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#8 posted 2177 days ago

This is a top of the line tool tote. I make a rustic style that would be considered bottom of the line. Well done.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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SCOTSMAN

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#9 posted 2177 days ago

nice tool tote I particularly like the way you’ve made the handle to swing great idea.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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Rustic

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#10 posted 2177 days ago

Thank you for the comments. A side note is this is my 1st tool tote

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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GrandmaT

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#11 posted 1901 days ago

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-)

-- Adding to Hubby's "Honey Do List" :-)

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#12 posted 1901 days ago

Nice tote

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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