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Project by Bob Areddy posted 112 days ago 1672 views 31 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My brother-in-law is a great home brewer, and has won a number of awards in Michigan for brewing. Every year he brings his suds over for my Superbowl party, and we also get together for our own tradition of watching the NCAA finals together.

After seeing someone else post a beer tote, I thought I’d make a couple for him.

The smaller one is made of primarily cherry with walnut for the dividers, and a poplar bottom. The dividers are M&T into the sides.

The larger one is also cherry. The dowels are 1/2” oak, and the dividers are walnut, with a poplar bottom.

I got the bottle opener on amazon for about 4 bucks each.

-- --Bob

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#1 posted 112 days ago


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#3 posted 112 days ago

Very Nice Work Indeed. Well Done. Thanks for Posting.


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#4 posted 111 days ago

Those handles are awesome!

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#5 posted 111 days ago

Really like the doweled version. very unique. Going to have to give that one a shot. Thanks for sharing.


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#6 posted 111 days ago

Very nice work on both of these!

I love the handle on smaller version and the openness of the larger one.

Thanks for sharing these.



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#7 posted 111 days ago

Beautiful joinery and like every one said, gotta love those handles. What kind of finish did you put on them?

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#8 posted 111 days ago

It’s a very nice tote and very practical as well.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#9 posted 111 days ago

Finally, something useful… Cheers!

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#10 posted 111 days ago

Those look great. I love doweled spacers.

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#11 posted 111 days ago

Danish oil with 2-3 coats of rattle can shellac.

-- --Bob

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#12 posted 111 days ago

Where’s the beer.

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#13 posted 110 days ago

The bottle opener is the perfect touch.

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#14 posted 110 days ago

I have to make me one of these. They make a great gift for the host/hostess.

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#15 posted 106 days ago

Great design, especially like the handles.

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