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Second piece combining lathe and scrollwork, a little more refined than the first

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Project by jfk4032 posted 04-25-2015 12:23 PM 1494 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Still haven’t finished cleaning up from Noah’s Ark build, but we have a wedding to go to today so I needed to knockout this gift the past few days. The formal top hat was made from two pieces of ebony glued together to yield over a 2 inch blank. The two inset wedding rings are pieces of Honey Locust to look gold-like and the personalized scroll cut top medallion is Holly. I finished with friction polish and the bottle stopper is a Ruth Niles stainless steel design. I inset the stopper about a 1/4” so the piece when attached to a wine bottle top wouldn’t stick up so high.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 04-25-2015 12:52 PM

Excellent stopper.
cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 04-25-2015 01:01 PM

What a beautiful wedding gift.

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#3 posted 04-25-2015 01:22 PM

I like it nice work. great combo of lathe and scroll good day

-- Punk in PA

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#4 posted 04-25-2015 01:24 PM

That’s certainly going to be a the talk of the wedding gifts. It’s beautiful.

-- Bruce Free Plans http://plans.sawmillvalley.org

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#5 posted 04-25-2015 01:56 PM

Wow that looks amazing. Very nice work, I’m sure they will love it.

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#6 posted 04-25-2015 02:34 PM

A one of a kind stopper for sure. Nice work Joel.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#7 posted 04-25-2015 03:33 PM

Beautiful work. Great choice of woods. Thanks for posting.

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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#8 posted 04-25-2015 07:35 PM

wow – that is great. love the lettering on top to make it special and personalized! I would love a gift like that. way to go!

-- designer by education, wood working hack by choice

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#9 posted 04-25-2015 08:24 PM

Beautiful work. Great design and choice of woods.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#10 posted 04-27-2015 11:33 AM

Gorgeous. Love the design and execution

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#11 posted 04-27-2015 12:43 PM

This is so beautiful and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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