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Project by ComradeNorgren posted 190 days ago 1518 views 11 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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KnotCurser

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#1 posted 190 days ago

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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Gixxerjoe04

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#2 posted 190 days ago

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

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#3 posted 190 days ago

Nice!

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#4 posted 190 days ago

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 190 days ago

Good idea. Nice work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#6 posted 189 days ago

That is really cool. Great job

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#7 posted 189 days ago

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

-- Dean

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#8 posted 189 days ago

Totaly cool idea!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 188 days ago

Very nice, what size magnets are you using?

-- JJ, Ohio

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#10 posted 185 days ago

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 184 days ago

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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Gixxerjoe04

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#12 posted 175 days ago

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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ComradeNorgren

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#13 posted 158 days ago

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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