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Segmented Wine Bottle Stopper #16 - Speckled

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Project by darryl posted 1904 days ago 1238 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Project Description
This segemented stopper is my third 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 used my Speckled pattern.

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
  • Primary Wood: Red Leaf Maple
  • Secondary Wood: 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 # 2009-011
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 # 2009-015
serial # 2009-012

Special Edition

serial # 2009-017
serial # 2009-013





4 comments so far

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Russel

2199 posts in 2564 days


#1 posted 1904 days ago

Man, those are cool. Do you cut these pieces, or is there somewhere to buy them? When I put your dimensions against my ruler the size of each piece becomes downright tiny. Very nice.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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lew

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#2 posted 1904 days ago

Another winner Darryl! I really like it!

Aptly named, too!

Lew

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

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 1904 days ago

Another beauty!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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mtnwild

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#4 posted 1902 days ago

wow, you make the most unusual and beautiful bottle stoppers I’ve seen.

That design could be used in many applications. Hope you are doing well with that, very cool….............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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