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Beer bottle shaped bottle openers, again

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Project by YoungWilly posted 347 days ago 1200 views 7 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The prototype proved effective, got a few sales from it too. These are actually beer bottle shaped. The prototype looks more like a wine bottle. Woops! I used a template this time to get it right, it’s made of walnut sanded to 1500 with 3 coats of french polish. Hardware includes two 1” brass machine screws and a rare earth magnet to catch the bottle cap. Made them for two friends and they loved it!

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?





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Lenny

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#1 posted 347 days ago

Neat item! Clever and functional.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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Mike

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#2 posted 347 days ago

Did you cut the indent with a band saw or something else?

-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! - http://www.termitecrafts.com

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YoungWilly

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#3 posted 347 days ago

Thanks Lenny!

Mike: yes with a bandsaw as it was still square. I also drilled the holes before turning it.

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?

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Kevin

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#4 posted 347 days ago

Nice, good idea people are gonna love them.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#5 posted 343 days ago

Like them. So cool bottle openers. Great shape and finish. Well done!

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