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Project by doubleDD posted 08-08-2013 07:22 PM 996 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son has been selling my beverage koozies like crazy for me. His one friends wife is a wine drinker (occasionally as the rest of us) and asked if I could come up with something for her. Made from a Wisconsin birch log, finished with a poly. It stands 12’’ tall and 4 1/4’’ wide. I used velcro to hold the bottom and top together and for easy access. A little sponge pad to keep it from rattling. The black velcro blends in with the burn lines.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 08-08-2013 07:48 PM

Very cool idea. Great work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 08-08-2013 07:57 PM

Yes, Very COOL idea & workmanship!

Sounds like you have a good Sales Distribution network established also… LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 08-08-2013 08:03 PM

Great project and idea you should be able to sell a bunch of them.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 08-08-2013 08:53 PM

Looks great! Nice idea!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 08-08-2013 09:25 PM

That is a neat idea!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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ldl

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#6 posted 08-08-2013 11:37 PM

Good job and neat idea on the Koozies. Was wondering what it was when I read it in my emails.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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doubleDD

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#7 posted 08-08-2013 11:49 PM

Thanks guys. Just another way to past time and have fun in the shop and keep people happy.

Joe, my son has sold a lot of the can koozies for me, those are a lot easier to make.

Monte, Bill, Tony, Jim, Dwayne, I appreciate the complements.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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kiefer

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#8 posted 08-09-2013 03:28 AM

I like this idea ,something that I have not seen before .
Yes ,I bet that it is a good seller .
Well done and a great design .

-- Kiefer 松

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aussiedave

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#9 posted 08-09-2013 09:44 AM

That looks great Dave. I have never heard or seen a Koozie here in Oz, but then again I am not much of a drinker.
Great idea and nice turning…excellent.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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doubleDD

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#10 posted 08-09-2013 03:00 PM

Kiefer,thanks for the compliment.

Dave, Thanks. I’m not much of a drinker either, especially wine, but other seem to enjoy it. No koozies there? Is that why they call it the land down under? LOL

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#11 posted 08-09-2013 07:05 PM

Cool

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doubleDD

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#12 posted 08-10-2013 01:05 PM

Thanks Angie.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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