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Made this stopper with the walnut and maple segments reversed from the last one.

Used Rikkor’s washer suggestion to turn the end diameter closer to the stopper diameter. Not perfect but better than the previous one.

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





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Napaman

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#1 posted 1842 days ago

wow….i just love the style—-is that inlay? I think i like this “negative” version better then the other…both awesome…

(fyi——49) :)

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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woodworm

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#2 posted 1842 days ago

Nicely turned bottle stopper.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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darryl

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#3 posted 1842 days ago

seems that great minds think alike lew!
I’ve got a negative version of my latest stopper in the works also!

I really love the look of this one. what is your overall size?

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Dennis Zongker

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#4 posted 1842 days ago

The segments look perfect. Thanks for posting, Lew

-- Dennis Zongker

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lew

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#5 posted 1842 days ago

Thanks for the kind words.

It is about 1 1/2” diameter and about 3” long. I think I still need to undercut the bottom a little more to allow the metal stopper to “marry” into the wood a little better.

Lew

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

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mmh

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#6 posted 1842 days ago

Beautiful! Simple and very elegant. I like this style of inlay. Can you blog the technique?

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#7 posted 1841 days ago

Looks nice.

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#8 posted 1839 days ago

Want one! or two!

-- crafty ladies love wood too!

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PurpLev

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#9 posted 1839 days ago

Nice one!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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lew

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#10 posted 1838 days ago

Check this LumberJocks project here: http://lumberjocks.com/Kerux/blog/4272 to see how these are made.

Lew

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

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cylis007

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#11 posted 1835 days ago

That is a great looking wine stopper. Thanks for sharing.

-- A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. There will be sleeping enough in the grave. ~Benjamin Franklin

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