6 Pack Holder

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Project by MattN posted 02-28-2014 08:03 PM 1655 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw a few of these around and thought it might be a fun project. I just got a new planer and was looking for something small to break it in with so I made a few. No fancy joints on these, just some glue and a brad here and there so I didn’t have to wait for the glue to dry.
The lighter one is hard maple with a walnut inlay and I’m not sure what the other is… We have a pallet factory near us that will let you fill the back of your truck with cutoffs for $10. They make only hardwood pallets so whatever doesn’t look like I can use just gets burned to heat the shop. I pulled a nicer pieces out of the pile, planed them down and made these.
I have one more that is just waiting for the handle, we’ll see how long it takes me to finish that one!

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#1 posted 03-01-2014 01:50 AM

They look great! Big fan of the beers you put in there too!

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#2 posted 03-02-2014 03:35 PM

It’s worth every effort!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 03-04-2014 03:54 PM

Looks like a bit of a tight squeeze to get your fingers under the handle and above the bottles.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#4 posted 03-06-2014 02:55 PM

Great looking holder! Like the pretty design and wood combo.

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#5 posted 03-06-2014 04:11 PM

Thanks Everyone, the grip isn’t bad, may look tighter than it is. I thought it looked a little better to have a lower profile on the handle. Personal preference. Thanks for all the feedback!

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