LumberJocks

Scrap Wood X-Mas Gift

  • Advertise with us
Project by Kevin Violette posted 2447 days ago 1318 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Scrap Wood X-Mas Gift
Scrap Wood X-Mas Gift No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

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)





6 comments so far

View Dadoo's profile

Dadoo

1763 posts in 2595 days


#1 posted 2447 days ago

Slick!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

View cajunpen's profile

cajunpen

14365 posts in 2670 days


#2 posted 2446 days ago

neat idea.

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

View Roz's profile

Roz

1658 posts in 2391 days


#3 posted 2317 days ago

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."

View GaryK's profile

GaryK

10262 posts in 2593 days


#4 posted 2317 days ago

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

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2426 days


#5 posted 2317 days ago

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

View rikkor's profile

rikkor

11295 posts in 2479 days


#6 posted 2317 days ago

Pretty clever.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase