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Segmented Wine Bottle Stopper #15 - Patchwork

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Project by darryl posted 06-03-2009 05:33 AM 1108 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Project Description
This segemented stopper is my second completed project in my June 2009 “30 Projects in 30 Days” challenge. Building these stoppers has been a lot of fun for me. Each design element allows for a number of alternatives by using different species of wood. For this stopper I have my Patchwork pattern which involves four species of wood worked together in a random selection resulting in what looks like a patchwork quilt appearnce. Considering that each stopper takes several hours to build and turn, I take great joy in knowing that no two stoppers are the same.

Stopper Stats:
  • Total pieces: 121
  • Wood: Jatoba, Cherry, Red Leaf Maple & Walnut
  • Cap: Sapele
  • Dimensions: 2-1/8” tall, 1” diameter
  • Finish: CA/BLO

Other segmented wine bottle stoppers I have created and posted here at Lumberjocks

Speckled

serial # 2009-020
serial # 2009-016
serial # 2009-011
serial # 2009-003
serial # 2009-002

Parallel Twist

serial # 2009-010
serial # 2009-009
serial # 2009-006
serial # 2009-005
serial # 2009-001

OctoTwist

serial # 2009-019
serial # 2009-018
serial # 2009-008
serial # 2009-007

Patchwork

serial # 2009-022
serial # 2009-021
serial # 2009-012

Special Edition

serial # 2009-017
serial # 2009-013





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 06-03-2009 05:40 AM

greaaaaat stoper super job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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lew

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#2 posted 06-03-2009 03:41 PM

Beautiful Stopper, Darryl!

I really like the randomness of the pattern. It reminds me of one of my mom’s patchwork quilts!

Lew

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

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