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A Negative Wine Stopper

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Project by lew posted 03-31-2009 06:13 AM 2097 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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 03-31-2009 06:49 AM

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

(fyi——49) :)

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#2 posted 03-31-2009 08:38 AM

Nicely turned bottle stopper.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 03-31-2009 01:15 PM

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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#4 posted 03-31-2009 02:30 PM

The segments look perfect. Thanks for posting, Lew

-- Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 03-31-2009 04:18 PM

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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#6 posted 03-31-2009 05:11 PM

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 04-01-2009 12:13 PM

Looks nice.

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#8 posted 04-03-2009 09:50 PM

Want one! or two!

-- crafty ladies love wood too!

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#9 posted 04-03-2009 10:06 PM

Nice one!

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#10 posted 04-04-2009 12:30 AM

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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#11 posted 04-07-2009 02:18 AM

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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