Growler Tote

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Project by Russell Eck posted 12-18-2017 01:55 AM 1703 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made a growler tote for one of my coworkers. It’s is made out of curly maple and a curly walnut handle. Project is finished with sealcoat shellac and General Finishes HP polycrylic. I engraved a cut throat trout onto the front panel and used a light brown analine dye to make it stand out on the maple.

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#1 posted 12-18-2017 02:41 AM

Very nice work..

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 12-18-2017 10:03 AM

Russell, nice project with lots of features. The wood is beautiful. The cut corners are eye-catching. The engraving adds interest. Fine gift idea.

-- Big Al in IN

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#3 posted 12-18-2017 04:51 PM

Thanks Boxguy, I was having a hard time making the design more interesting and less “bulky” looking. I was given a general plan of a growler holder of this style and tried to modify it in a pleasing way as best I could.

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#4 posted 12-19-2017 08:03 AM

The fish looks pretty cool!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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