Beer bottle opener bowling pin

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Project by Canon posted 11-11-2016 08:36 PM 648 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Anyone like to go bowling ??
Here is a design made from maple and Paduk for the stripes. A previous comment said to use a washer instead. At .14 cents each for the washer much cheaper than buying the retail versions over 5.00. I had to modify the design for the opener slightly. Had to drill out two holes at 1 1/4 inch wide at two different depths. One for the washer the other to hold the bottle opener it self

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#1 posted 11-12-2016 04:16 AM

As a tester of openers; I know that research & development get expensive.

I do like your openers.

I think by buying box, or bulk, depends on the stores around you, you can get those washers at a better price than that though. Where I used to live we had a couple of stores that sold bulk hardware. Fleet-Farm and Mac’s both did.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 11-12-2016 09:41 AM

Hello Canon

Nice design and nice idea

I love the design

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#3 posted 11-12-2016 10:21 AM

Nice idea with bowl pins.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 11-12-2016 05:41 PM

thanks for the comments all

Hey RJR I usually got the openers from rockler but those were wicked expensive so moved to the washer concept. I came up with my own design but looking for a metal fabricator to produce it.

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