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Dad's Wooden Tool Tote

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

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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.
  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.
  3. Use found objects to spell out "dad" and adhere to the middle wooden panel with E6000 Glue.
  4. Use a #8 flat brush to paint the lid of one Mason jar in Everlasting. Wipe back with a paper towel.
  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.