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Bottle opener in sapele

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Project by Scott posted 12-21-2013 11:59 AM 1853 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bottle opener works great and it doesn’t bend the bottle caps which is useful if you collect them. It is contoured to fit your hand nicely. I made it from a piece of scrap lumber using rasps. Add two brass bolts and you are done. Dimensions: 6×1 3/8×1. The bolts are 3/16 and are set 1/2 inch on center. You don’t need to tap the holes, I just drilled them 1/32 smaller than the bolt size, then screwed them in 5/8 deep, and they are solid.

-- Scott in North Carolina





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 12-21-2013 08:32 PM

Cool….how simple is that and effective!!................Merry Christmas, Jim

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

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#2 posted 12-21-2013 09:54 PM

Nice shape.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#3 posted 07-25-2014 06:39 PM

Nice

-- Leonard H.

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