Garden Tote from misc scraps from my lumber pile

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Garden Tote from misc scraps from my lumber pile
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I always have those left over scraps from various projects that are too small to use on normals sized projects, so I made some tool, totes and garden totes for friends. These make great christmas presents since you can fill them up with chocolates, beer, cigars, or anything that the person who is receiving these would like.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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#1 posted 08-12-2011 07:02 AM

I really like the shape of these, well made
Could be extremely useful in the shop too!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#2 posted 08-12-2011 07:10 AM

Well done.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 08-12-2011 07:47 AM

Very nice, i like design. thanks for the post.

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#4 posted 08-12-2011 01:05 PM

These came out very nice!

Thanks for sharing!!!

-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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#5 posted 08-12-2011 01:07 PM

very nice idea. I might copy it for a present or two.

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests

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#6 posted 08-12-2011 01:20 PM

good job
thankĀ“s for sharing :-)


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#7 posted 08-12-2011 02:10 PM

I really like these Richard… Good stuff bud….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#8 posted 08-12-2011 02:31 PM

Nice design work and well made, excellent use of scrap.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#9 posted 08-13-2011 04:39 AM

This is a great idea. I had something like this kicking around in the back of my mind but not as nice as what you have made. I hope you won’t mind if I copy your thinking some?

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#10 posted 08-13-2011 06:30 PM

These are cool, can you add some close up pictures of the handle attachment? Are they just thru or are they wedged? Thanks!

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#11 posted 08-14-2011 11:27 PM

Do to my haste in making these, The handles fit very loosly to the walls. I attempted to put wedges in, but they do very little so I ended up nailing long brads to help hold the handles to the carcass. The wedges are simply for show, and if I had to do it over again, I would use darker color wedges for contrast.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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