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Wine bottle balancers

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Project by nakedwood posted 07-23-2013 03:14 PM 930 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had some scraps of wood I got from a friend at a hardwood lumber plant. Always wanted to make balancers so I gave it a try. Made 4 out of different species/colors of wood. I know I won’t use them. Maybe Christmas presents?

-- Beau Lasiewicz





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Northwest29

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#1 posted 07-23-2013 04:22 PM

Nice choice of woods. They would make great gifts for friends. What angles did you cut the top and bottom at?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Burgels

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#2 posted 07-23-2013 06:50 PM

Those are really cool…

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nakedwood

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#3 posted 07-23-2013 08:32 PM

Just a 45 degree angle. Nothing fancy.

-- Beau Lasiewicz

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Tom Godfrey

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#4 posted 07-24-2013 02:10 AM

Does this work on any bottle or just wine bottles? Looks like the weight would change once you drank some of the wine. Just wondering.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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nakedwood

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#5 posted 07-24-2013 02:15 AM

Every bottle acts differently. You have to find the sweet spot on the bottles for balancing. It’s not practical storage for me anyways as I don’t drink. Just something fun.

-- Beau Lasiewicz

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#6 posted 07-26-2013 02:06 PM

Cool balancers! Simple yet functional, they will surely make great gifts.

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