Vintage DIY Wooden Beer Caddy Plans

Stephanie Abbott
by Stephanie Abbott
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If you’re looking for DIY Beer Caddy Plans, I’ve got a great one for you. And the vintage paint job gives it a unique look your friends will be asking about. There are quite a few wooden beer caddy plans out there. To give mine a unique look, it was all about the paint job. The two-tone base and distressing give this wooden beer caddy a real vintage look. And it was so easy to do. Check out the video to see for yourself.
So, my husband asked me to make a beer caddy for him a few months ago. But with a long to-do list of projects around here, it was put on the back burner. His birthday was the motivation I needed to get that beer caddy done. And I’m so glad I could do it. He doesn’t ask for much and you know how hard it is to find presents for a man. Especially, a man that doesn’t play golf.
Make all of your cuts from your 1"x6", 1"x4", and 3/4" dowel. Then sand with 120 grit sandpaper.
Use glue and brad nails OR glue and pre-drilled #6 1 1/4" screws to assemble. I have a video showing my assembly on my site.
After staining with a coat of Special Walnut, I covered the long sides and handle with 2 coats of Cobalt Hue acrylic from apple barrel. The 2-tone distressing helps give this caddy it's vintage look.

A walk through of every step of the vintage paint process using this vaseline (aff). I love how easy this was.
Gift finished and ready to go.
Gift finished and ready to go.
A close up of the 2-tone distressing.
A sped up look at assembling this beer caddy.
Looking for free beer labels for your homebrew? I designed 6 different labels you can download. Each label has a spot for the beer name and brew date. Get them now.

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