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White oak wine bottle balancer

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 614 days ago 1222 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished a second wine bottle balancer and this one balances similar to the first one with the bottle tipped down about 9-10 degrees. I bored out about 6 using a 45 degree angle and the results were the same.
So, I modified the fixture and will post a blog on it later tonight.This one has a smaller wine bottle that is wood burned into it. This smaller bottle will be the pattern for the inlay I plan to do when I get the new router bits .

It is made of quarter sawn white oak and finished with clear matte spray.

-- 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 614 days ago

Balancer look great Jim, nice angle on the bottle.

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

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thewoodworker01

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#2 posted 614 days ago

Boy that is awesome Jim, i’ll have to make my parents some. They love having a little wine…

Christian

-- Most people say "Measure Twice, Cut Once." I say, "Cut Twice, Measure Once".

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 614 days ago

Bob, that green bottle is in honor of you!!

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 614 days ago

LOOK COOL!!

Thank you

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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sedcokid

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#5 posted 614 days ago

I like it Jim, in honor of Bob huh!!

Thanks for sharing….

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 614 days ago

Hi Chuck, the green bottle is Yellow Tail, the wine from Bob’s country- Australia!! I emptied that bottle, too…Jim

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

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Roger

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#7 posted 613 days ago

I’m sippin me a glass of Chocolate wine right now. It’s amazing. It smells like chocolate, and tastes like wine. OH, nice wine balancer. I may need one fer myself after I finish this bottle. lol

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

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kiefer

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#8 posted 613 days ago

Thanks Jim
Looks like you got that jig just working great and thanks for sharing the angles and the modified jig pics in the blog .

-- Kiefer 松

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sado

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#9 posted 607 days ago

Hi Jim , very good work .

-- Sado.Iran

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