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Turned Bottle Opener Using a Penny as Opening Mechanism

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Project by Paul Mayer posted 03-11-2019 01:54 AM 1174 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Turned Bottle Opener Using a Penny as Opening Mechanism
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I designed these about 3 years ago and have been making them as holiday gifts, birthday/wedding gifts, etc. Choosing a penny with a specific date gives a great way to personalize it. People love receiving them.

One of these is cherry, the other is soft maple from my yard.

If you are interested in building one, I posted a video with complete instructions here: https://youtu.be/vy3nNAw2qTo

Thanks for looking!

-- Paul Mayer, http://youtube.com/c/toolmetrix





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Ivan

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#1 posted 03-11-2019 02:38 PM

They look quite nice an…cute design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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sparkie113

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#2 posted 03-11-2019 03:45 PM

Very nice i will have to try to make one. Good Job!!

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 03-11-2019 06:55 PM



Very nice i will have to try to make one. Good Job!!

- sparkie113


I have to agree. I make all sorts of openers, even toy car openers. I am going to “invest” some of my loose pennies in some turned ones; just for the heck of it. Thanks for the idea.

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

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kiwilynne

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#4 posted 03-11-2019 09:52 PM

These are great! Cheers for the video, may have to give it a bash :)

-- Lynne, New Zealand - Crikey, Aussie is another country, Bro.

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Paul Mayer

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#5 posted 03-11-2019 10:00 PM

Thanks for the nice feedback everyone!

-- Paul Mayer, http://youtube.com/c/toolmetrix

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