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I had a lot of fun stressing over this. Each time I was hit with a unforced error I had to make the tote progressively smaller. I had to draw the line when any smaller it would not fit beer any longer.





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HokieKen

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#1 posted 09-18-2020 03:29 PM

Excellent work CF!! I love the tote. The wood choices, the perfect dovetails and the wedged dowels for the handle are all superb. Thanks so much for joining us this year!

-- I collect hobbies. There is no sense in limiting yourself (Don W) - - - - - - - - Kenny in SW VA

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jeffswildwood

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#2 posted 09-18-2020 03:46 PM

You did a great job on this tote! Just beautiful work.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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sras

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#3 posted 09-18-2020 05:03 PM

Nice work on the tote. The size is just right.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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therealSteveN

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#4 posted 09-18-2020 06:16 PM

Hardly anything beats a BEER tote. Nice job.

That RJ Rockers looks like a festive place.

https://rjrockers.com

-- Think safe, be safe

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controlfreak

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#5 posted 09-18-2020 07:06 PM



Hardly anything beats a BEER tote. Nice job.

That RJ Rockers looks like a festive place.

https://rjrockers.com

- therealSteveN


It is a lot of fun. It’s about a mile from the house and has great live music often. They have been a customer of mine for 26 years now. They added a restaurant to the space and now have axe throwing in the basement. I have often wondered how a conversation goes with your liability insurance agent “I am adding a new taproom with axe throwing, am I covered?”

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Dave Polaschek

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#6 posted 09-19-2020 02:11 AM

Good job, CF! That tote will be useful for years to come!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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JD77

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#7 posted 09-19-2020 02:57 AM

CF,
I couldn’t be any more please to be the recipient of your gift. It has receive universal acclaim from those who have seen it.

Lest anyone grow too concerned, I can assure you all there is no manlier beer tote. Cans are a little gauche for a tote this nice but it will happily fit 12 bottles.

Thanks Again CF
-JD

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Woodknack

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#8 posted 09-19-2020 06:05 AM

Now you’re talking, multipurpose beer tote. If you run out of beer you can toss some tools in there, not that anyone would spoil that beautiful tote.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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wildwoodbybrianjohns

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#9 posted 09-19-2020 07:35 AM

Wow, those dovetails look flawless, and very striking with the colour contrast. Very sweet!

-- WWBBJ: It is better to be interesting and wrong, than boring and right.

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mikeacg

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#10 posted 09-19-2020 11:37 AM

Very nicely done! And for a first time beer swapper, you set the bar high! Hope you decide to do more swaps in the future!!!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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