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Beer Tote

  • November 14, 2014


What better way to spread some holiday joy than with some good beer and a handmade tote? With little time to spare around the holidays you'll be done with this tote in under and hour!

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  1. Project Steps

    1. Step: 1

      First start by cutting your wood as shown in the cut list to the left.

    2. Step: 2

      Start assembling the frame of the beer tote by arranging the boards as shown and gluing and nailing together with 1" brad nails.

    3. Step: 3

      Finish out the frame by adding the other side, again using 1" brad nails.

    4. Step: 4

      Now is the best time to sand and stain your project.

    5. Step: 5

      Now add your 1/4" thick rails as shown using 1" brad nails.

    6. Step: 6

      Finally add your handle and bottle opener and your done! Note: My bottle opener came with 3/4" screws and since one of those gets screwed into only 1/2" thick material I had to purchase a 1/2" screw so it would not blow out the other side.

Comments (9)


  • Pretty cool, thanks for sharing. :)
    By MintyFr, on December 12, 2014


  • Nice! Would make a great gift.
    By Wgc41102, on December 14, 2014

  • Very nice!
    By Logan, on January 16, 2015

  • Love this! Thanks for sharing your pattern.
    By chabias, on April 11, 2015

  • Sweet! ... on my 2Do list now ... tysm
    By uWishuCould, on October 5, 2015

  • Where do you buy the bottle opener; I'd like to get some to make this project!?
    By Mike Mercer, on November 16, 2015

  • Where do you buy the bottle opener; I'd like to get some to make this project!?
    By Mike Mercer, on November 16, 2015

  • Home Depot and Menards both sell bottle openers. I'm working on this with a few alterations right now and bought the bottle opener for mine @ Home Depot
    By CrystalRae, on December 2, 2015

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Beer Tote

by Rogue Engineer
Nov 14, 2014

What better way to spread some holiday joy than with some good beer and a handmade tote? With little time to spare around the holidays you'll be done with this tote in under and hour!

Project Steps

  1. Step: 1

    First start by cutting your wood as shown in the cut list to the left.

  2. Step: 2

    Start assembling the frame of the beer tote by arranging the boards as shown and gluing and nailing together with 1" brad nails.

  3. Step: 3

    Finish out the frame by adding the other side, again using 1" brad nails.

  4. Step: 4

    Now is the best time to sand and stain your project.

  5. Step: 5

    Now add your 1/4" thick rails as shown using 1" brad nails.

  6. Step: 6

    Finally add your handle and bottle opener and your done! Note: My bottle opener came with 3/4" screws and since one of those gets screwed into only 1/2" thick material I had to purchase a 1/2" screw so it would not blow out the other side.