|Project by Sam Fladung||posted 02-18-2011 03:56 AM||1099 views||0 times favorited||1 comment|
Here are some wine bottle stoppers that I made for Christmas gifts. The stoppers are screwed onto a mandrel held in the lathe. Once completed, the metal portion of the stopper is screwed into the wooden handle. I added a dab of glue to the threads so they wouldn’t unscrew.
I experimented with different profiles and did all the turning freehand (no templates). The wood is marblewood. The finish is a wax finish that I applied while the lathe was running.