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Project by Jos posted 146 days ago 996 views 12 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello fellow Lumber Jocks. I decided to go with beer totes for my first post.

For this build I used 1x cedar planks from the local big box. There were issues because the planks had a crown to them, and I do not have a planer, yet. Extra clamping was needed because boards were out of square.

I wanted a rustic & clean look. The black one has a gloss polycrylic finish. The gray one is stain then glazed with an ebony stain and finished with a satin polyurethane. Gray one is held together with walnut dowels and the black one with deck screws. I’ve made 5 so far.

I will use a better milled wood for the next round, maybe popular or oak, to avoid the crowning issue. Also, thought of using reclaimed pallet wood for a more rustic look.

Thanks for viewing.





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TerryDowning

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#1 posted 146 days ago

Nicely done.

But where’s the beer??

-- - Terry

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Gianni

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#2 posted 146 days ago

Is that a 12 pack tote? How did I not think of this???

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josh

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#3 posted 146 days ago

Those are awesome! I love the stains. I neeeeeeeeed to make myself one of those. Soon.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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Jos

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#4 posted 145 days ago

Gianni – yes, it is a 12 pack tote. I can’t take credit for the idea; a good friend requested it. However, I loved the idea as soon as he said it.

Thanks Terry and Josh for the kind words. Terry – I drank it :-D haha

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barringerwoodworks

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#5 posted 145 days ago

Very nice! I like the hand grips so that when half the beers are gone, the balance point is still easy to find.

-- Scott Barringer, Sacramento, CA https://barringerwoodworks.squarespace.com

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robscastle

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#6 posted 145 days ago

I see no beer so they are just plain totes !

A quality job if you polished off 18 bottles in the process!!

Nice finishes

-- Regards Robert

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Knothead62

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#7 posted 145 days ago

Why not just make a portable keg holder? :D

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Jeffups

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#8 posted 144 days ago

Great thinking. Need a way to keep them cold.

-- I have to remember this is a hobby..

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 140 days ago

Cool beer totes! They look well made and authentic, like the rustic appeal. Great job!

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