2 1/2 month long wine bottle balancer

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Project by mpatrick posted 1189 days ago 1485 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a wine bottle balancer for a friend of mine and his fiancée, they both really liked it. So we thought I should build something for it to sit on. The wood used walnut ply with curly maple edging. A bunch of first’s in this project. The first one I am actually proud of. First time building doors. First time using expensive ply, and hardwood for that matter.

-- Michael...Houston, Texas

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#1 posted 1189 days ago

It’s very handsome! I love the choice of fluted glass. Congratulations!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#2 posted 1189 days ago

Yeah I thought that glass brought some class to it.

-- Michael...Houston, Texas

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#3 posted 1189 days ago

You did a fine job. Your talents are remarkable. Fluted glass makes it look perfect.

-- Greg, Concordia, Mo

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#4 posted 1189 days ago

Beautiful work!

-- christopheralan

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#5 posted 1189 days ago

Amazing work…

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Paulo in Texas

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#6 posted 1189 days ago

Very nice work, you should be proud.

You might want to think twice about giving those wine bottle balancers at Christmas time otherwise you will be kept pretty busy building wine cabinets.

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Ed Pirnik

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#7 posted 1189 days ago

These things always trip me out when I see them. So simple, yet so confounding! Don’t ya just love physics?

-- Ed Pirnik, Fine Woodworking Web Producer

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#8 posted 1189 days ago

Very nice looking project, very contemporary styling. Well Done!!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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