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Project by A Slice of Wood Workshop posted 1055 days ago 1236 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I have been wanting to make one of these for a while. I didn’t want to go off anyone else’ plan so i just went into the shop and started cutting away. I just threw one board out there and totally screwed up, it was a mess. I did find out that you only angle the bottom cut, not the hole. I also tried to use a scrap piece of oak plywood, also in the trash now. The board just wasn’t looking good enough for me, it keep having tear out. I finally got it though (third times a charm?). I used a piece of pine I had laying around. It is 9 inches long by 3 3/4” wide. I stained it with minwax golden oak stain and then threw on some poly. HERE I COME CHRISTMAS GIFTS!!!!!!

-- Tim-; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-

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#1 posted 1055 days ago

Well done. I am going to have to join the club before Christmas as well. Have some folks that would enjoy them.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 1055 days ago

Nice work. What size of hole did you use? 1 1/2”?

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#3 posted 1055 days ago

It looks good. And yes, you are in the club.

-- The mistakes I make in woodworking are not mistakes they just give my projects character- Me

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#4 posted 1055 days ago

@SASmith- I was going to use 1 1/4” bit, but it was too small. I didn’t want to go to big and I ended up getting away with 1 3/8” hole. Hopfully that will allow all wine bottles to fit. I’d probably go 1 1/2” to be safe.

-- Tim-; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-

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#5 posted 1055 days ago

Welcome to the club. When you empty the bottle, both you and your project
will have trouble balancing. hic.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#6 posted 1054 days ago

Dang! I need to get hip and join this friggin club. Good job.

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