Vintage Spindle Tote

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I love making wooden totes. I use wooden totes 
of all kinds all over my house for storage.

chiippy spindle handled wooden tote

Interesting handles make for a great tote!

This one can be used in the kitchen for fruit...

chiippy spindle handled wooden tote

I created a box using reclaimed boards, added a masonite bottom and an old chippy spindle to the top for the handle. I painted the whole box white and added a chalkboard to the front. 

The handle was coated with Americana Dura Clear varnish to keep any more paint from chipping off.

chiippy spindle handled wooden tote

This crate is large enough for a ton of fruit and looks 
beautiful on a long farmhouse table.

chiippy spindle handled wooden tote

It now sits on the farm table of a very good friend!
Thanks Nancy!

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  1. Love all your totes you have been making lately. I especially like the ones with the spindles, adds such character! Thanks for sharing :-)

    Have a blessed night...

  2. I love it! The spindle handle is a great touch.

  3. Girl you are on a roll! Your last few projects have just been amazing - this one included!


  4. I was bidding at an auction on a pallet of different size wood boxes. I didn't win it, but I was going to turn them into every cute tote I've ever seen. Like this one.


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