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Wine Bottle Balancers

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Project by Rickterscale posted 583 days ago 1455 views 24 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are wine bottle balancers I made as Christmas gifts. The wine glass shaped balancers are made of maple and african mahogany (with one coat of red mahogany stain). The one with the beveled edges is of walnut. And the last is of purpleheart, maple and mahogany,with a piece of maple veneer sandwiched between the purpleheart and mahogany.

They are 10 to 10-1/2” long by 4” wide. The holes are bored 2” down from the top with a 1-3/8” forstner bit, and the bottom cut at 40 degrees. Finish is a couple coats of shellac followed by a couple coats of satin arm-r-seal, then renaissance wax.





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StephenSchaad

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#1 posted 583 days ago

I love the glass design. That’s really cool. Nice work!

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degoose

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#2 posted 582 days ago

Definitely a winner…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#3 posted 581 days ago

Very funny glass design.

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