Bottle Stoppers for gifts

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Project by NoSlivers posted 12-15-2013 03:35 PM 1204 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Bottle stoppers make the ideal gift; quick production (great for those that wait til the last minute….but then it only takes a minute, right?), minimal expense and small outlay of wood – so, roughly translated… good bang-for-buck ratio.

From left to right, back to front:
In the rack: Purpleheart, Cocobolo, Lacewood ( or Leopardwood/Snakewood depending on the reference you use), 2 more of Cocobolo, & (Unfinished) Purpleheart
Lying flat: Brazilian Ebony (heart and sap wood), Purpleheart, Padauk, Lacewood, African Mahogany, Birdseye Maple, and Canarywood.

Really enjoyed the Padauk stopper. What a pleasant wood to turn and the color and grain is eye-popping. Cocobolo is still my lovely wife’s favorite, but I noticed she picked up and examined the Padauk pretty closely….

Thanks for looking!!

-- If you don't have time to do it right, do you have time to do it twice?

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 12-16-2013 12:22 AM

Hey, great assortment of good looking bottle stoppers!!!................Jim

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

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#2 posted 12-16-2013 01:49 AM

Busy busy busy…very nice batch of bottle stoppers and a beautiful range of woods used…thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#3 posted 12-19-2013 03:13 PM

They all look great and well finished. Like the variety of beautiful woods and shapes. Great job!

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