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Dad's Wooden Tool Tote

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

Dad's Wooden Tool Tote
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Dad's Wooden Tool Tote

designed by PLA Schneider

Give Dad a hand with his household chores with this Father's Day wooden tool tote.

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™.


Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Everlasting (ADC01)
  • Legacy (ADC21)
  • New Life (ADC14)
  • Romance (ADC06)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • Mason jars (2 )
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #8 round brush
  • #8 flat brush
  • found objects (to spell "dad")
  • wooden ball (or knob)
  • wooden tote
  • E6000 Glue (E6000)


  1. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the sides and middle panel of the wooden tote in Legacy. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the handle in New Life.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the top and bottom panel in Everlasting. Use a #8 round brush (for thinner stripes) and a #8 flat brush (for wider stripes) to paint stripes (on the unpainted panels only) in Romance, Legacy, and Everlasting. Use sandpaper to lightly distress the wooden crate.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use found objects to spell out "dad" and adhere to the middle wooden panel with E6000 Glue.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a #8 flat brush to paint the lid of one Mason jar in Everlasting. Wipe back with a paper towel.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a #8 flat brush to paint a wooden ball/knob in Legacy. Use E6000 Glue to adhere the wooden ball/knob to the Mason jar lid. Place both Mason jars in the wooden tote.
    Step 4 Example