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Oak Wine Bottle Stopper display rack.... #5

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 10-18-2012 02:12 AM 3821 views 10 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my 5th bottle stopper rack in red oak with Varathane 215 stain and satin lacquer finish.
It has 35 holes and is on a lazy Susan.
It starts out with three round pieces. The bottom is turned with a center portion to center the lazy Susan and is relieved 3/16” to hide the mechanism. The next piece is the lower plate with all the holes to accept the various length posts. The third plate has all the holes bored in it and is then turned on the lathe to part them into 3 rings for the 3 levels of the rack . The last shot shows the raw pieces.

All the posts are turned from the same species wood as the rack.

SOLD

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 10-18-2012 02:18 AM

Real nice Jim, great piece of work.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#2 posted 10-18-2012 02:28 AM

Looks great Jim

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#3 posted 10-18-2012 06:35 AM

Just full of suprises Jim as usual, anotyher Cracker mate, just keep em comin’
great choice of timber for this one Jim :: ))
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#4 posted 10-18-2012 12:52 PM

Very nice. This has to draw a lot of attention on a table.
I would really like to see one of these out of poplar and painted white so the stoppers don’t blend in so much with the display. From what I can tell, you have some very nice stoppers as well.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#5 posted 10-18-2012 01:07 PM

Looks real nice Jim! Real nice!

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sedcokid

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#6 posted 10-18-2012 01:27 PM

A real nice piece Jim, but I think I like the Maple one better…...

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 10-18-2012 01:40 PM

Thank you all for all the nice comments. I had to shift into hyperdrive when I could get back on my leg. I have orders for all kinds of stuff and can’t seem to make stuff for me just yet.

Owoodeye. that was a comment on the first one I made. The customers who have bought them always pick the color and this is the one picked for this one. I am not sure I would do one in poplar . I think that the holes would fuzz up a lot. I like to use harder woods. But if you want to order a poplar one painted white, I’ll make it. I can lacquer the holes and sand them to remove any fuzz if it is to be painted later.

On the maple one I posted earlier, I first stained it with a Minwax stain and hated it. I was going to paint that one, but tried out a Zar stain to rescue it and I liked it, so that is how it finished up…..........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 10-18-2012 04:59 PM

Very nice I can see why people like them….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#9 posted 10-18-2012 06:58 PM

WOW. Good job in this!

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#10 posted 10-19-2012 01:49 AM

Hi Jim,nice piece !!!

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#11 posted 10-19-2012 12:56 PM

Now that’s for some serious wine drinkers right there, very nice. :)

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#12 posted 01-25-2013 12:07 AM

My sister in law (a wine lover) would go nuts… lol

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 01-25-2013 02:22 AM

Hi Dan, I have an extra red oak one to sell if you know any one interested…....Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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