Fish wine bottle holder

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Project by Rustic posted 08-25-2008 04:16 PM 4420 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I got this plan out of Wood Magazine. I gave 1 to my step dad and he likes it. I am going to use tung oil to finish.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#1 posted 08-25-2008 04:33 PM

Cool! I guess since it’s fish you can only use this for white wine? :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 08-25-2008 05:10 PM


Great fish.

Could you tell me how long it is and what the distance is from the hole to the tail?


-- A famous poet once said: “There is a name hidden in the shadow of my soul, the name is wood. Sweet, ever beautiful, earth grown wood. It warms my heart and brings a tear to my eye.”

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#3 posted 08-25-2008 09:45 PM

11 3/8 inches long and the hole is 7 1/2 inches from tail

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#4 posted 08-25-2008 10:30 PM

What is the angle?

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#5 posted 08-25-2008 11:08 PM


--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#6 posted 08-28-2008 10:27 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#7 posted 09-01-2008 07:29 PM

Very nice! I may have to try something similar.

-- There is nothing in the world more dangerous, than a woodworker who knows how to read a micrometer...

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#8 posted 09-02-2008 03:19 AM

Very cool, I’m going to try to make one of thees without the pattern and will look this up again if it doesn’t work out the first go around.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#9 posted 12-12-2009 07:20 AM

I found the same pattern in the magazine and made a practice one out of pine. For the second one, I made it out of leopard wood. The pattern of the leopard wood looks like fish scales. Thanks to my wife for finding that at the local hardwoods store.

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#10 posted 12-14-2009 10:44 PM


--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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