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Project by lew posted 05-10-2016 05:12 PM 556 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Copied this little bottle stopper from one that Ruth Niles showed me.

Made from hard maple, painted with latex paint and clear coated. The stopper is a Niles stainless steel stopper #A-301

Quick gift for visiting relatives.

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





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SPalm

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#1 posted 05-10-2016 07:03 PM

Well that is just gosh darn cute.
I like it.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#2 posted 05-10-2016 07:31 PM

Well, isn’t Lew just too clever by half?
I was just about to say something snide about how long it’s been since you posted something. Then, in case I might be speaking out of turn, I went to your Gallery, and found the Salt Shaker. Snide remark withheld, for future application.

-- Mark

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#3 posted 05-10-2016 09:29 PM

Got to agree with Steve. Nice.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#4 posted 05-10-2016 11:29 PM

That is sweet ! Nice twist on a “standard” stopper.

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#5 posted 05-11-2016 12:32 AM

OK, we oldsters are supposed to get wise, crafty, cagey, and skilled….......

......but….....CUTE!!??

Come on Lew, you really didn’t do that, did you?

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#6 posted 05-11-2016 06:20 AM

That is just plain cool. Love it. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#7 posted 05-11-2016 04:23 PM

That’s pretty cool Lew. Nice one

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#8 posted 05-12-2016 12:50 AM

Those would sell well here where I live. Nice job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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lew

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#9 posted 05-12-2016 12:52 AM

Steve- Thanks! Have to give credit for the design to Ms. Niles.

Mark- You must be getting mellow in your old age- no wise crack! I’m hurt ;^)

John- Thanks!

jkid- Thanks!

Jim- Sometimes the cute just slips out :^) Thanks!

Hoss- Thanks!

Roger- Thanks!

Jay- Thanks! It’s a quick turning. I painted them while the lathe was spinning.

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

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#10 posted 05-12-2016 10:33 AM

Well done, Lew. I love it.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#11 posted 05-12-2016 01:49 PM

Thank You , Sam!

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

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#12 posted 05-22-2016 02:19 AM

That’s just cute…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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lew

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#13 posted 05-22-2016 03:46 AM

Thanks, Matt! Guess school is just about done for the year- enjoy the summer!

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

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