Slant-Sided Tote | Woodworking Project | Woodsmith Plans

Slant-Sided Tote

This easy-to-assemble tote goes together quickly. And the bent wood handle offers a chance to try a new technique.

Boxes are always great projects. But add a handle to a box and you have a tote that can be used in a variety of ways, from a handy supply caddy for crafts to a picnic basket to a gift box filled with goodies. With this many uses and the simple construction, you may want to make more than one. The box is just four sides and a bottom joined with rabbets and screws. The real challenge is making the handle. It uses a bent lamination technique that incorporates a shop-made jig and thin strips of wood. The result is a handle with a smooth, graceful curve that will surely be noticed.

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  • 10 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
  • More than 40 full-color photos and illustrations
  • Shop-tested techniques on bent lamination and cutting thin strips ensure your success
  • Cutting diagram and materials list
  • Retail sources for hardware and supplies

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