Wine Cork Messege Board

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The start of it all…this was one of my first projects….

The fun part of this one is collecting enough corks (144) to produce one…I think all my family and friends have receieved one of these over the last few years as gifts…

Not much detail, but a great looking project for the cottage…

-- 'Original Rudge' Muskoka, Cdn

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#1 posted 06-26-2008 03:50 AM

that’s cool. my wife has wanted to make something similar.
is that center piece finished with chalk board paint?

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#2 posted 06-26-2008 04:45 AM

cool, my (someone related to me somehow) makes those and sells them at craft shows. all like 20 of us in the extended family send them to her. thanks for the post!

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#3 posted 06-26-2008 06:27 AM

This is neat!

We have a “trivet” made in a similar fashion.


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

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#4 posted 06-26-2008 12:50 PM

Darryl, Yes that is chalk board paint….but I have also had some interest with one with a mirror as well….

thanks all for the comments guys…

-- 'Original Rudge' Muskoka, Cdn

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#5 posted 06-26-2008 01:33 PM

Very cool… Nice work Rudge…

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#6 posted 06-26-2008 02:24 PM

Great use for the corks. Half the fun is in the consumption of the wine, but I don’t drink that much wine. Any way they could be made from beer cans? :>)

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 06-26-2008 03:21 PM


That sure is a lot of drinking!

Must have taken hours took drink all that wine.LOL

Nice post!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 06-26-2008 10:38 PM

I won’t get you wrong gang….i have drank some of those bottles, but I have a lot of family and friends that collect them for me….

-- 'Original Rudge' Muskoka, Cdn

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#9 posted 06-27-2008 01:06 PM

Yea, what Lee said, LOL, must of been a fun project.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 06-27-2008 11:29 PM

I saw similar inspired projects on our honeymoon to wine country, and I’ve “been gonna” make something as soon as I collected enough. With help from family (over the better part of a decade) I’ve got at least a full grocery bags worth – which should be enough for a small project or two ;)

thanks for rekindling the imagination (drinking a nice glass of sparkling italian red as I type this – another cork for the pile!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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