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Beer bottle shaped bottle openers, again

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Project by YoungWilly posted 08-18-2013 06:34 PM 1780 views 8 times favorited 7 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 08-18-2013 09:27 PM

Neat item! Clever and functional.

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

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#2 posted 08-18-2013 09:30 PM

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

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YoungWilly

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#3 posted 08-18-2013 09:33 PM

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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#4 posted 08-19-2013 12:58 AM

Nice, good idea people are gonna love them.

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

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#5 posted 08-22-2013 03:16 PM

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

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#6 posted 03-27-2017 12:11 PM

This is a very nice practical project. Congratulations and well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 03-27-2017 02:36 PM

very kewl …open bottle with a bottle …GREAT JOB :<))

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