magic wine bottle holder

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Project by GeneR posted 11-16-2013 09:53 PM 2942 views 8 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the first one of these that i have tried to make and I am pretty sure this will be this years xmas presents that I send out. This is made from maple that has a little birdseye in it but not much as well as purple heart and some mesquite. The hole is 1 1/2 ” wide and the center of the hole is 6 5/8” from the bottom. I used a router table and chamfer bit to cut a sligt 45 degree angle on all edges. The bottom is also cut at 45 degrees. I finished it with natural watco danish oil.

I guess i can do simple in a pinch. :-)

Sorry it is not a big extravegant piece but I thought it came out all right for a quick project.

-- Failure is always an option. :-)

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#1 posted 11-16-2013 10:03 PM

All projects are cool. Good job.

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#2 posted 11-16-2013 11:23 PM

Great wood contrast! It looks great. Thanks for sharing

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#3 posted 11-17-2013 02:08 AM

I am makeing loads of these, but very simple one wood piece, no lamination. They are going like hotcakes, everone who sees them wants them, and yours is much nicer than mine are so you will have some happy family and friends.

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#4 posted 11-18-2013 03:07 AM

Looks good. These always go over well as gifts. Making some myself.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#5 posted 11-18-2013 04:37 PM

Who need “big extravagant” when you have great looking, nicely done? A fine project, and regret I’m late to the party.

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#6 posted 11-20-2013 05:32 PM

Cool wine bottle holder! Like the design and wood combo, makes a great Christmas gift. Great job!

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