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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 02-11-2010 05:40 AM 1388 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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These are some of my latest wine bottle stoppers made here in the Arizona desert on my Harbor Freight mini lathe. They are made with Mesquite, spalted beechwood, walnut, juniper and osage orange. I have inserted some with tiger eye and other stones from the Tucson gem and mineral show and 12 gauge and 7.62mm shells. .

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-11-2010 05:46 AM

Cool collection of stoppers

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ugoboy

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#2 posted 02-11-2010 05:54 AM

These are beautiful. I am planning on making a few myself. Its a great mini lathe project.

-- ~ Guy Woodward, Pflugerville Texas

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#3 posted 02-11-2010 07:18 AM

?, couldn’t make out the shell casings, do u have any close up pics of these? Thanx for sharing

-- So much to do, so little time.

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#4 posted 02-11-2010 07:41 AM

Great looking stoppers and I like the idea of the shell inserts. The display is awesome.

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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#5 posted 02-11-2010 07:59 AM

Fantastic! Great group of stoppers. Nice shapes. The ones with the stone inserts stand out the best.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#6 posted 02-12-2010 03:14 AM

Nice collection of stoppers. Did you make the rack also??

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 02-12-2010 05:42 AM

Hi Jacen68. I don’t have any close up shots of the ones with shell casings. I sold them since this was taken , too. But it is just a matter of boring a hole to fit the shell casing ( cut to 1/2” long) and holding it in with epoxy.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 02-13-2010 12:37 AM

Nice work.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 02-15-2010 01:20 AM

Hi Loucarb. I made the rack which is on a lazy susan. I had a call flrom a LJ from Florida and he order a rack for his wife.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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