First Bottle Stopper

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Project by JeffS posted 11-10-2010 02:37 AM 1327 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first lathe project. I bought a Jet 1014 lathe a few weeks ago and finally had a chance to give it a spin! I figured I would start simple and try my hand at a few bottle stoppers to get used to turning. I”m not sure what the wood is, as it came in a sample pack of blanks that were on special when I bought some turning tools.

thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 11-10-2010 03:52 AM

looks nice.
what ever the wood is, i like it.

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#2 posted 11-10-2010 03:54 AM

Nice shape to your stopper. Expect to get ‘hooked!’


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#3 posted 11-10-2010 11:32 AM

I agree .. nic wood and nice stopper!
1 down, hundreds to go :D

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 11-11-2010 10:02 AM

Your stopper looks great! They really are fun…

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

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