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Project by Kindlingmaker posted 1490 days ago 1698 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The idea for these came when the wife dropped a wine glass and the bottom broke off but leaving the glass and stem in place. She felt bad even though it was an inexpensive glass so I got the idea to save it by turning it into a small candy dish. A little roughing of the short stem with sandpaper and then a good dap of epoxy into the wood and let dry. Both of us liked it so off came another base of a larger glass to make another. I used a diamond bit in a Dremel tool to cut the base. The wood is Black Walnut and finished with satin wipe on poly on the small one and Tung oil on the larger one. A simple little project but it was really fun to make.

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings





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majuvla

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#1 posted 1490 days ago

Very ,very inovative.Kids would love it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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lilredweldingrod

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#2 posted 1490 days ago

Looks like we have anew King Of The Recyclers. lol This is a real neat deal. I like it. Rand

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WoodenFrog

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#3 posted 1490 days ago

Wow! What a great way to save a wine glass.

I always love it when someone comes up with an idea like this to re-use something that would be other wise thrown away. Great job.

They look great and thanks for sharing them with us.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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MrsN

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#4 posted 1490 days ago

Very Cool! I love it.

-- ----- www.KNWoodworking.com ----- --

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Big_Bob

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#5 posted 1490 days ago

The problem is that I would not have the glass full for long.

-- Bob Clark, Tool Collector and Sawdust Maker

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Jason

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#6 posted 1486 days ago

Very nice idea. The question is: how many wine glasses still have their bottoms? :)

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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MickeyD

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#7 posted 1485 days ago

I noticed you didn’t ask me to break the second one.

-- -Willing to try

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Kindlingmaker

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#8 posted 1485 days ago

Ha Ha Ha Ha! You are such a sweety!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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