Different type beverage opener

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Project by ralbuck posted 01-30-2014 10:57 PM 1283 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Being a contender for Tightwad of the year; I had to make a different type of beer opener.

Made from an old washer, a junk drawer screw and a chunk of firewood!

I left the bark on part, used the belt sander to make finger groves, etc. Then it was spary polyuretened.

The bottle top slot was made more usable with a small round hand file. I only have tp 1” fosterner bits so; had to improvise slightly.

It was not really on fire and then rescused! That is for the story of it! I actually used the propane torch on it.

No Pattern; did HAVE to give it a trail run though—complete success! The Brrr was good to.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#1 posted 01-31-2014 12:26 AM

Matches the tote perfectly. Nice job!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#2 posted 01-31-2014 02:27 AM

How many times have you tried it out.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 01-31-2014 10:46 AM

Cool, funny I have been making openers this week too. I’ll post them later, if LJ’s works.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#4 posted 01-31-2014 04:27 PM

That is, without a doubt, the ugliest bottle opener I’ve ever seen. I love it! Instant character. ;)

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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