Wine holder / stands are becoming my favorite projects

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Project by FlyingMLB posted 06-02-2013 03:28 AM 1345 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The hardest part of these is finding the perfect pieces that want to be wine / juice holders. Again, aspen on a russian olive base.

-- Flying MLB *** A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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#1 posted 06-02-2013 06:46 AM

Very nice!

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#2 posted 06-04-2013 03:23 AM

Great Job!....I just got the greatest idea for your next project! If you could carve a mouth as if it were drinking the bottle!......see it?....Wouldn’t that be kewl!!!

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#3 posted 06-05-2013 02:15 PM

Love it. Great use of the natural beauty of wood and the base is functional as well. Great for serving wine. Cheers!

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#4 posted 11-26-2013 05:09 AM

Original design compliments.

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#5 posted 11-26-2013 09:36 AM

Very nice original design.

I wonder if youre willing to share your plans for these with me? I’m curious what the details of these wine bottle holders are … Size of the hole, angle of the hole, angle of the base, etc.



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#6 posted 11-26-2013 10:50 PM

Hello Matt,
Plans??? What’s plans? First I have to find a cool piece that would make a good holder…and wants to be a wine holder (you have to listen very carefully). The hole is just barely larger that the neck of a wine bottle and about 2 inches deep, I’ve never really looked at the size of the bit. The angle of the hole I just eyeball enough so the bottle is angled and doesn’t slide out; wine doesn’t really care what the angle is as long as the cork stays moist (that is if it’s even a “real” cork). The most important thing is to have a base big enough and attached to support the weight of a full bottle of wine. A couple I have built weren’t quite right for the large bottles which are much heavier. Every holder is totally different depending on size, shape and the weight of the holder. I made one from heavy wood that didn’t even need a base. Hope this helps. Bottom line, if it doesn’t come out right it’s still a nice piece of firewood.

-- Flying MLB *** A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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