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Project by Adam Hood posted 07-27-2011 04:49 AM 1258 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are 2 bottle stopper displays that I made along with some stoppers. I saw this on another site so I figured I’d give it a try myself. Works really good for displaying the stoppers at craft fairs. I turned a wine bottle out of Camphor and finished it with 360 grit, orange oil with beeswax and Myland’s friction polish. Cut the bottle in half and ran it across the joiner to get the bottom flat and finished the bottom and drilled the holes for the stoppers. I’m killing 2 birds with 1 stone, showing off the display and the new stoppers I have done.

-- Adam ~ AdamHoodStudios.com ~ Keep the wood shavings flying ~ Lakeland, Fl





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mmh

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#1 posted 07-27-2011 04:52 AM

Unique stoppers and display. They look like two ships (stoppers) passing in the night . . .

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#2 posted 07-27-2011 05:00 AM

Very nice stoppers!!

Thanks for sharing!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#3 posted 07-27-2011 05:19 AM

Thanks to the both of you!

-- Adam ~ AdamHoodStudios.com ~ Keep the wood shavings flying ~ Lakeland, Fl

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#4 posted 07-27-2011 06:10 AM

Nice stoppers and display. What wood are the stoppers turn out of?

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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#5 posted 07-27-2011 12:50 PM

very neat idea.. nice stoppers also

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#6 posted 07-27-2011 01:53 PM

Thanks guys..stoppers in left display are: Walnut, and I’m not sure what the top hat one is made out of. Stoppers in right display are(front) Ambrosia Maple, some scraps of Walnut, Oak, and Hickory, (back) Camphor with burnt edges.

-- Adam ~ AdamHoodStudios.com ~ Keep the wood shavings flying ~ Lakeland, Fl

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#7 posted 08-23-2011 01:29 AM

That is cool. I like the display idea and the stoppers. I need some of those for my bar.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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Adam Hood

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#8 posted 08-23-2011 01:37 AM

I thought it would be a good idea to show them at craft shows..thanks.

-- Adam ~ AdamHoodStudios.com ~ Keep the wood shavings flying ~ Lakeland, Fl

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