LumberJocks

Magnetic Bottle Opener

  • Advertise with us
Project by scrapbmxrider16 posted 263 days ago 994 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got volunteered by the wife to make something for a silent auction to benefit one of the girls at her work that has breast cancer. I had about 2 weeks to make something. I have seen these openers around the internet and have always wanted to make one. I picked up some walnut and maple and glued it up. then I cut them to size and drilled in holes for the magnets and screws. I sanded it down to 320 grit and BTimmons put the chamfer on it before finishing. I 5 minute epoxied the magnets in and finished with 9 coats spray on poly. I sanded in between coats after I had 3 coats built up. I then installed the opener after dry. I am pretty happy with it since it is the first project I have built in 5 years. I would choose to finish it a different way next time. I am not impressed with the poly finish.





3 comments so far

View MilFlyer's profile

MilFlyer

99 posts in 270 days


#1 posted 263 days ago

Looks good! I’ll have to admit….kind of takes me back to the days when soft drinks came in bottles. :)

-- Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

View scrapbmxrider16's profile

scrapbmxrider16

19 posts in 278 days


#2 posted 262 days ago

I have been drinking quite a few sodas out of bottles lately it is not dead yet

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11216 posts in 773 days


#3 posted 259 days ago

Great looking bottle openers! Like the wood combo and the finish as well. Great cause and great job!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase