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Project by Kevin Violette posted 11-18-2007 02:54 PM 1406 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I make these every year twice a year, I do a craft show at the Niagara Grape and Wine Festival and for X-mas. This is a grape leaf wine glass holder that sits atop a bottle of wine. Use up whatever scrap piece you have and it does not even have to be flat 100%. Cut this out with a coping saw, fret saw or on the scroll saw, drill holes for the buttons which look like grapes and drill the glass and center through holes. I stain the leaves green and put the buttons on masking tape so they stay still when I spray paint them purple. Glue the buttons in the holes you drilled earlier. Buy a case of 12 cheap wine glasses at Wal Mart add your favourite bottle of wine. VOILA, a gift for anyone at x-mas and you used up those tiny pieces in your shop that have been piling up and you just couldn’t bear to throw out.

-- Kevin -- (http://www.furniturebykevin.com)





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Dadoo

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#1 posted 11-18-2007 04:03 PM

Slick!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#2 posted 11-19-2007 07:34 AM

neat idea.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#3 posted 03-27-2008 02:50 AM

Man, you are an artist! This thing is great!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#4 posted 03-27-2008 03:28 AM

Very interesting. I’ve never seen anything like it before.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#5 posted 03-27-2008 03:59 AM

Kevin,

This is a unique gift and another nice use for “scrap” material.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 03-27-2008 10:24 AM

Pretty clever.

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