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Project by Dennis Hunter / Laura Merchant posted 05-07-2012 05:37 PM 1683 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last week Robert Triplett was over and brought me this cool piece of wood. I did not want to cut it up because it had a nice shape so yesterday I desided to make a wine bottle stand out of it. When I looked at the top I think it looks like a terrors head but Laura thinks it looks like a bull dogs head. Either way it looks like a dogs head. It stands 3’ 10” and is 10” at the wides point. Holds six bottles of wine. I figured this was the best way to show off the wood. I am not sure what kind of wood it is hopefully Robert will stop bye and answer that for us.
Thanks for stopping Bye Dennis

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 05-07-2012 05:42 PM

Very nice. And you are right….the top does look like a dogs head. Nice to have a friend that gives out wood like that.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 05-07-2012 05:46 PM

Like the live edge look. Beautiful.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 05-07-2012 06:34 PM

You were right leaving the shape that way. I was wondering if it still balances if you take out some of the bottles.
-Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#4 posted 05-07-2012 06:37 PM

If I could keep one full this would be a good project for me. LOL Nice

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IndianJoe

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#5 posted 05-07-2012 06:44 PM

not in to wine but that stand looks nice

-- Nimkee** Joe

#6 posted 05-07-2012 07:33 PM

Don there is a brace on the back so you can take out any of the wine bottles or all.

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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robert triplett

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#7 posted 05-07-2012 09:29 PM

Dennis, good use of the wood. I thought you might cut it up into a few bottle holders, but you were right to leave it whole. I believe it is Cascara, from Oregon. A friend gave it to me last year and I had stuck it behind some other wood. Glad you could use it.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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#8 posted 05-08-2012 01:52 AM

That looks good Dennis, you made the right choice, not cutting it up. If I lived closer I would come over and help you and Laura empty it, LOL

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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wiser1934

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#9 posted 05-08-2012 03:36 AM

that is one fantastic wine bottle holder. beautiful piece of wood.

-- wiser1934, new york

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#10 posted 05-08-2012 04:55 AM

Way cool! I have something similar I’ve had on the back shelf for quite some time…maybe you have inspired me to finish it. Thanks for sharing.

-- Flying MLB *** A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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#11 posted 05-08-2012 07:49 AM

Great Idea Dennis. I have a long piece of Koa that is shaped a little like that…you have given me an idea.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#12 posted 06-03-2012 08:36 AM

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