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Project by Bob Areddy posted 04-10-2014 02:48 AM 2778 views 41 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 http://www.areddy.net/wood





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#1 posted 04-10-2014 04:07 AM

beautiful!

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#2 posted 04-10-2014 04:15 AM

awesome

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#3 posted 04-10-2014 06:33 AM

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

Rick

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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#4 posted 04-10-2014 12:10 PM

Those handles are awesome!

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#5 posted 04-10-2014 12:45 PM

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

Scott

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#6 posted 04-10-2014 12:53 PM

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.

Cheers!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#7 posted 04-10-2014 02:33 PM

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

-- If you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life

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#8 posted 04-10-2014 02:38 PM

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

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 04-10-2014 04:51 PM

Finally, something useful… Cheers!

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#10 posted 04-11-2014 12:21 AM

Those look great. I love doweled spacers.

-- Daniel S

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#11 posted 04-11-2014 01:02 AM

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

-- --Bob http://www.areddy.net/wood

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#12 posted 04-11-2014 07:14 AM

Where’s the beer.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 04-12-2014 04:20 AM

The bottle opener is the perfect touch.

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#14 posted 04-12-2014 06:40 AM

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

-- jroot

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#15 posted 04-15-2014 11:14 PM

Great design, especially like the handles.

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