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Bottle Stopper (my first)

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Project by Dudley posted 1689 days ago 960 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made a lot of mistakes but I’ll get the hang of it with practice. It’s mahogany.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.





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Eagle1

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#1 posted 1689 days ago

Nice stopper Dudley..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1689 days ago

Very nice Dudley

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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reggiek

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#3 posted 1689 days ago

Great first go….isn’t it great to get a project done so quick? These are great to turn when you need some instant gratification…especially if the big project you are working on is causing you fits (I’ve been working on a bowl that the blank was totally unstable (unfortunately not on the outside)...have been glueing and patching and glueing…etc). Maybe I should turn a few of these to get my sanity back…

Did you turn a tenon? Or glue directly to the blank?

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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Dudley

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#4 posted 1689 days ago

Thanks all. Reggiek: I drilled the block and glued a 3/8 dowel and used the dowel to chuck it up. Make a couple more today and my daughter made one from start to finish. Her hands are steadier than mine. lol

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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Bob A in NJ

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#5 posted 1689 days ago

Caerfull these are easy and fin to make and very addictive. Good design for the 1st one.

-- Bob A in NJ

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Loucarb

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#6 posted 1689 days ago

Very nicely done, Bob’s right they certainly can be addictive & everyone in the family wants them.

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Dudley

742 posts in 1897 days


#7 posted 1689 days ago

Yeah I got orders for a few already.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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FloridaArt

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#8 posted 1688 days ago

Looks nice. Great color, and the shape should make it easy to get a good grip to pull out the cork!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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