windmill wine case

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Project by scrounger posted 09-26-2018 03:55 PM 1366 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another of my presentation wine boxes. It resembles the Bevo-Mill in St. Louis, Mo. That was my inspiration and I had a lot of fun building it. The main body is a glue up of oak, turned on the lathe and painted to resemble a plaster finish. The balance of the wood is also oak with the bottom section covered with a vinyl tile to try and simulate a stone overlay.
I need to paint the screw holding the windmill blades and a couple of other minor details. Enjoy

-- Dave, Southern IL.,

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#1 posted 09-26-2018 04:57 PM

Pretty neat and a VERY SNEAKY way to hide the wine too!

GREAT Project!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 09-26-2018 11:23 PM

Ok so I don’t drink wine but I do have a lot of dutch blood in me so I like this project, reminds me of Pella, Iowa :) ‘we zullen gewoon moeten afwachten…..’ my favorite dutch phrase thanks to my grandpa.

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#3 posted 09-27-2018 06:22 AM

Outstanding lighthouse miniature. Details are so nice.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 09-27-2018 11:16 AM

Cool Idea.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#5 posted 09-27-2018 11:50 AM

Very creative and a nice way to present wine! Great attention to details.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#6 posted 09-28-2018 09:19 AM

Very cool and creative. Great work

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

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