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A sampling of some bottle stoppers.

Walnut/Maple, Maple/Walnut, Sapele/Maple and Maple/Walnut.

Poly gloss finish.

Stainless Steel Stoppers from http://www.torne-lignum.com/- Ruth is great to work with! Check her site!!

Thanks for looking,

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.





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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 981 days ago

Nice work and thanks for the link …. that site has everything you need to get started making stoppers and great gallery of stoppers by other artists. I like yours the best …. BUD >grin<
Here are some others I liked.


-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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degoose

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#2 posted 981 days ago

If I did turn… this is one thing I would like to try

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Sam Shakouri

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#3 posted 981 days ago

These segmented bottle stoppers make me feel to start turning bottle stoppers for the time.
Well done, Lew.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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grizzman

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#4 posted 981 days ago

i wonder how you could make a stopper for a beer can…but that would be against its nature…i dont think folks take a few drinks and then put it back on the shelf like you do with a bottle of wine…lol…...a beer stopper could be the next best thing to going to a AAA meeting…...i might be onto to something here, what do you think lew…what say you larry…??, but back to the wine stoppers…there pretty darned nice…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Dan'um Style

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#5 posted 981 days ago

hey Degoose … this style of stopper design would work with some of your zig-zag work and match your cutting boards.

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-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Dan'um Style

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#6 posted 981 days ago

Thanks Lew

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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lew

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#7 posted 981 days ago

Dan, Larry, Sam and Grizz- Thanks for the kind words! They are really appreciated.

Grizz- I thought it was against the law not to finish an opened beer.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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CalgaryGeoff

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#8 posted 980 days ago

Very very nice work on all the bottle stoppers.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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fernandoindia

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#9 posted 980 days ago

Nice ones Lew. Thanks for the link as well.

Larry´s religion forbids him to leave wine in the bottle once it is opened. So I think he´ll never make anyone.

-- Back home. Fernando

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 980 days ago

Beautiful bottle stoppers.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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sedcokid

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#11 posted 980 days ago

Lew, These are real nice, I like the celtic knot design!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Napaman

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#12 posted 980 days ago

magical.

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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lew

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#13 posted 980 days ago

Geoff, Fernando, CJ, Chuck and Matt- Thanks for the very kind words, I really appreciate them.

Fernando- I wasn’t sure about wine but I knew that if you open a Fosters, you must drink it all in one sitting.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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mmh

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#14 posted 980 days ago

These are beautiful! I was just thinking about your tapered rolling pins that you created earlier with this similar technique. Someday I will need to commission you for a piece.

-- "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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lew

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#15 posted 980 days ago

Thanks, Meilie! I’d be honored to make you one.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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