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Project by shopmania posted 05-18-2010 12:49 AM 1896 views 7 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these out of 1×4 red oak. The magic is finding the right angle. These are 14 inches long, with the hole 3 inches from the end to center, and a 32 degree angle on the bevel and the hole. I did a roundover on all the edges the first time, but found out that NOT doing it in the hole makes it hold the bottle better because the sharp edge just won’t let the bottle neck slide throuhgh so easily.

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, [email protected] Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)





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#1 posted 05-18-2010 02:14 AM

took me a couple of seconds to realize it was free standing. Nice Job

-- Measure once, then twice and cut only after you made sure your good. John Paul

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#2 posted 05-18-2010 02:28 AM

Good start shopmania! I have made a few also, they are in my projects list. Feel free to use them if you want.
PS Don’t forget to lower your TS blade when not using… I know, but it’s the safety thing taught to me by “Safety Dan”.

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 05-18-2010 04:41 AM

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#4 posted 05-18-2010 06:11 AM

nice ridgid r4511 tablesaw..i have the same thing. do you actually trust the bottles on that small surface? what happens when there is not as much wine in the bottle…does it still hold it?

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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#5 posted 05-18-2010 03:46 PM

Since the whole thing works on balance, I’m sure that if you take too much wine out of the bottle it could change the center of gravity and it could fall. I tested these by pounding on the table and they held fine.

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, [email protected] Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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