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Project by ComradeNorgren posted 02-13-2014 12:23 AM 1886 views 12 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey guys, These little bottle openers have been around for a while, but i thought it would be cool to make one that sticks you your fridge as well so i made these. I used variations of maple and walnut and finished them with Danish Oil. If you want to check out how i built them here’s a link to that. http://imgur.com/a/afPE8

Thanks for looking!





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#1 posted 02-13-2014 12:27 AM

Comrade,

Very nice project and your link was very informative – this is going on a “must do” list.

One suggestion though – you might want to glue some felt on the back which will eliminate any possibility of scratches to the surface you are sticking it to. I’ve made some dishwasher signs that use rare earth magnets the same way yours is mounted and I’ve found felt works really well.

Cheers!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#2 posted 02-13-2014 12:47 AM

Never seen one like that, pretty cool, def going to give it a try.

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#3 posted 02-13-2014 12:52 AM

Nice!

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#4 posted 02-13-2014 01:09 AM

I like the magnet catcher, it defies gravity. A must for every Man Cave or back deck. Thank you for the link.

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#5 posted 02-13-2014 01:13 AM

Good idea. Nice work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 02-13-2014 03:51 PM

That is really cool. Great job

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#7 posted 02-14-2014 01:31 AM

I love those things! Yours look great, and I bet work even better!

-- Dean

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#8 posted 02-14-2014 05:36 AM

Totaly cool idea!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 02-14-2014 12:14 PM

Very nice, what size magnets are you using?

-- JJ, Ohio

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#10 posted 02-17-2014 07:46 AM

What type of magnets did you use, how thick is the layer of wood separating magnet and caps and how many caps do they hold?
Thanks

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#11 posted 02-18-2014 03:43 PM

Cool bottle opener! Great wood combo and great idea on the magnets. A must have in a man cave. Great job!

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#12 posted 02-28-2014 02:09 AM

Anyone ever figure out what size magnets to use? I bought some 3/4 by 1/4 inch rare earth magnets, tried making one out of old barn wood, dont know if it’s just a lot heavier than the wood used in the others but it wasn’t holding onto my fridge

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#13 posted 03-17-2014 05:05 AM

The magnets i bought were these http://amzn.com/B0012APP8E The 3/4 by 1/4 should have been more than enough to hold it up. How many did you use to stick it to the fridge? i used two just to hold it on the fridge.

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