Bottle Openers

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Project by johnstoneb posted 574 days ago 1159 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mcleanva’s bottle openers and some of the comments gave me the idea to put labels on them. I used Threadmaster lite thread finsh. TM is a two part epoxy used to coat the guidewraps on fishing rods. It dries hard but stays flexible so it should standup to everyday use. I will find out as these are gifts to my son and son-in-law. The third picture shows the finish being applied you have to rotate the object to keep the epoy from sagging while it cures, takes about 4 hours. I use an old rotisserie motor and a chuck I built for my fishing rod build and it worked great for the bottles.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#1 posted 574 days ago

Very cool!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#2 posted 574 days ago

Awesome. Great solution for applying finish. What is your sourece for the openers?

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#3 posted 574 days ago

Looks great, I would love the source for the openers also. Great addition to the bar!!!

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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#4 posted 574 days ago

I got them from Woodcraft

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#5 posted 574 days ago

Great looking bottle openers and a very creative solution using an old rotisserie motor to keep the finish from sagging while curing.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#6 posted 574 days ago

Looks good Bruce, they are sure to be a hit.

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#7 posted 574 days ago

Unique idea good job

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 574 days ago

Very cool

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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