Scrap wood to refreshment aids

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Project by phil7b7 posted 04-30-2015 02:08 AM 3401 views 20 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am always looking for things to make with scraps. Numerous variations of these openers have been previously posted. Fender washer connected with wood screw. About half of them have rare earth magnets to catch the bottle cap. Various woods including walnut, yellow heart, red heart, bloodwood, hard maple. Finished with a couple of coats of poly.

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#1 posted 04-30-2015 02:53 AM

Made some of these this week, Yours are much prettier.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#2 posted 04-30-2015 06:29 AM

Nice-looking bottle openers, and impressive batch size.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#3 posted 04-30-2015 08:10 AM

Nice work

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 04-30-2015 06:04 PM

These are definitely on my to-do list. I wonder, how does the wood screw hold up to the prying force repeatedly? I’m the kind of person who likes to open a lot of beers.

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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#5 posted 04-30-2015 10:23 PM

Maybe someone else can comment on the screw durability. I went with a coarse thread in hopes of it lasting and a larger asher to distribute the prying force. I open a lot of beers but mostly use wall mounted opener. I have not had any of the screws pull out yet.

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#6 posted 04-30-2015 11:48 PM

Nice use of scraps…I think I’ll do that too. Thanks for the idea! Great work on these!

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#7 posted 05-02-2015 01:44 PM

Beautiful examples. Realy inovative idea how to spend scraps.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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