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Wine Stopper Collection

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Project by TedM posted 05-25-2008 04:42 AM 834 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a few wine stoppers that I did in between projects over the past few weeks. They are made from a variety of woods including Maple, Cherry, Banuk (Virola) and Walnut Birch and turned in a variety of shapes. There was no design plan, just having a bit of fun.

Walnut Birch a roasted hardwood. It is made by taking yellow birch and heating it to very high temperatures in a vacuum condition. Then it is re-humidified. This creates a uniformly dark brown colored product, similar to that of Black Walnut, but the price is less expensive.

Thanks for looking :)

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Bob A in NJ

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#1 posted 05-25-2008 08:34 PM

These are great little “in between” projects and just plain fun to make. Nice assortment here. These can be turned out very quickly and make it easy to share your hobby with friends and familly.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#2 posted 05-26-2008 12:40 AM

Very cool. Do you find any particular type of design that is the most functional?

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#3 posted 05-26-2008 01:38 AM

I like them very mush

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 05-26-2008 02:02 AM

Very nice assortment!

Looks like you are well on the way to completing your Christmas shopping.

Lew

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

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#5 posted 05-27-2008 12:00 AM

Good job Ted! Those are really nice.

-- Martin, Kansas

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TedM

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#6 posted 06-05-2008 02:23 AM

Thanks all!

Bob A – so true, so true…

trifern – not sure which is the most functional but the ‘flame’ type seems to be the most popular.

lew – methinks that with summer bbq’s these will be long gone by Christmas. This is why I get invited ;)

Sorry for the delay in replying. Been on vacation past couple of weeks. :)

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