LumberJocks

First bottle toppers

  • Advertise with us
Project by MakerofSawdust posted 12-03-2012 05:04 PM 714 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
First bottle toppers
First bottle toppers No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

First time making bottle toppers. Really this was my first try for much of anything on the lathe other than handles for my lathe chisels. This was also my 9 year old son’s first time with the lathe. He made the middle three.

-- - Kevin from Cincinnati. All my work is guaranteed: Three minutes or three feet; whichever comes first.





5 comments so far

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

15512 posts in 1091 days


#1 posted 12-03-2012 05:19 PM

Love the fact you involved your son. Makes the whole project better.

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

View AlBCuttnWud's profile

AlBCuttnWud

534 posts in 1443 days


#2 posted 12-03-2012 06:34 PM

Great start. My daughter is 11 and she loves making pens. Every time I go to Woodcraft she wants to come along to pick out a new pen or pencil. The only issue is that she still seems to pick out the most expensive pens and blanks…... I recommend you try pen turning along with the bottle stoppers, very addicting.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

View jkornfeind's profile

jkornfeind

8 posts in 2493 days


#3 posted 12-04-2012 10:30 AM

Where did you get the metal stoppers?

View MakerofSawdust's profile

MakerofSawdust

28 posts in 1369 days


#4 posted 12-04-2012 12:42 PM

I got the stoppers from Penn State Industries. www.pennstateind.com
Good prices and fast shipping. They have a threaded post that the wood screws on to. You’ll need a mandrel with the corresponding thread for your lathe.

-- - Kevin from Cincinnati. All my work is guaranteed: Three minutes or three feet; whichever comes first.

View lew's profile

lew

10164 posts in 2508 days


#5 posted 12-04-2012 02:57 PM

Nice looking stoppers!

Here is another source for stainless steel stoppers- slightly different shape-

http://nilesbottlestoppers.com/

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase