Bottle openers

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These things are kinda fun. Made about a dozen so far. These are made of Oak, Bloodwood, and one of Bubinga.

A great way to use up scraps.

-- -- Don from PA

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#1 posted 463 days ago

That is a clever idea. You should get a 2nd Forstner bit of the size used and grind off the center point. After starting the hole with the one with the center point, switch to the one without the center point and – no hole in the bottom of your cap hole.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 463 days ago

Bill, that is a great idea about the Forstner bits.

I love the look on peoples faces when i hand them one of these. :-) “What do I do with this?” Then hand them a bottle and watch their faces. hehehe….

Also, it’s kinda like a bandsaw box, in that it’s all just freehand on the bandsaw. No matter how it comes out (within reason) it’s all good.

Inspiration came from Brian’s really cool video here:

-- -- Don from PA

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#3 posted 463 days ago

O.K. Now I have to make some.

GREAT VIDEO, great job.

-- just rjR

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#4 posted 462 days ago

I’m with you Ralbuck, this is a “gotta do” item, Hehe, Christmas is just around the corner too!

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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#5 posted 460 days ago

Good looking bottle openers! Like the curvy shapes and wood colors. Great gift idea indeed!


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