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Marblewood Wine Bottle Stoppers

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Project by Sam Fladung posted 02-18-2011 03:56 AM 930 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

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.

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#1 posted 02-18-2011 07:57 PM

I like those. The pictures are kind of dark, but the wood looks nice. Everyone is making them shorter than I do; I’m thinking to cut mine down, as they probably look better in a bottle.

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