Bottle Stoppers

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Project by TheDane posted 07-19-2014 06:53 PM 964 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a bunch of hardwood scraps around that were too small to do much with and too nice to throw in the burn bucket.

Result: Bottle stoppers.

I used silicone stoppers from Packard Woordworks. They are flexible, said to be long wearing and can be replaced easily since they hold onto the dowel with a friction fit. This means the stopper can be removed and washed. The dowel is 1/2” diameter with a step down to 23/64” for insertion into a blank. Sold in packages of 10 Stoppers and 10 Dowels. Current price: $8.95 per pack.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#1 posted 07-19-2014 07:04 PM

Excellent! Thank You!!!!

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#2 posted 07-19-2014 07:19 PM

COOL bottle Stoppers!

You’re doing good!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#3 posted 07-20-2014 06:22 AM

Nice detail and shapes…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#4 posted 07-20-2014 02:35 PM

Nice collection!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 08-02-2014 11:20 PM

Nice turnings, I love the designs you have came up with

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