Wine bottle balancers

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Project by rooster posted 2074 days ago 2910 views 18 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thanks to MsDebbieP for the plans and original project posting here ( I made a couple to give away at Christmas. This was an easy and fun project. I’ll probably make some more next year. Add a bottle of wine and you have a great last minute gift.

Oh, and unlike MsDebbieP, I did not paint walnut. I used pine.

Merry Christmas everyone!

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#1 posted 2074 days ago

Just what we need, more drunken Snowmen ;^)

Nicely done!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 2073 days ago

Very nice, but no drunken snowmen here in the south!

-- Rick

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#3 posted 2073 days ago

nice idea, good job

-- RKWoods

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#4 posted 2073 days ago

Too funny! I like those.

What angle is cut on the bottom?


-- Alberta, Canada

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#5 posted 2073 days ago

Those are really cute! I just made ten wineholders (5 of which are giftable) and I think they are the hardest, most time consuming wooden things I’ve made yet – all that sanding! My greatest joy is that the finish is drying now! I’m going back to boxes ….. they are much more fun! Andy (Craven’s shop hog)!

-- let the chips fly!

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#6 posted 2073 days ago


I cut the angle at 52 deg. Follow the link in the project description to MsDebbieP’s original posting. She posted the plans for this. Just make sure to get both part 1 and part 2 of the plan. I think she posted part 2 near the bottom of the page.

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#7 posted 2071 days ago

Those are great! I know several people who would lovet those. I think I’ll have to try my hand at those. Nicely done!

-- Travis (

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#8 posted 2071 days ago

hahah aren’t they adorable lol

I’m glad you didn’t use walnut – I would have had to reprimand you ha!
Great job.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#9 posted 1809 days ago

Hello I am new here, saw your snowman an Love them, love them.. do you have a measured drawing you’d be willing to share? I have a sister who has a birthday in December an I want to do something different for her. Thanks for sharing this really cool idea!

-- Robert-maine

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#10 posted 1808 days ago

joebazooka, I’m pretty sure the original plan was posted by The Winfield Collection. They used to post free plans along with their pay plans. I’ll look around and see if I still have a copy. If I can find it, I’ll send you a message.

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#11 posted 599 days ago

rooster – I know it’s been a while since you posted this…but if you have the plans for this, I’d love to get a copy. Thanks

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