band wagon wine botter holder

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Project by Kyle posted 05-06-2011 11:54 PM 2611 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

40 degrees on the base and i made a jig to hold it under the drill press. i want to say it was about 30-35 degrees and about 8 inches from the base. African Mahogany + boiled linseed oil + 4 coats of tiger garnet shellac. It’s a gift for someone. I was told some wines need to be stored tilted so the wine touches the cork so that’s why it’s not horizontal.

-- Kyle

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#1 posted 05-07-2011 01:46 AM

Nice! Is the hole itself drilled on an angle? I can’t quite tell, but you mentioned a jig…

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Paul Pomerleau

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#2 posted 05-07-2011 02:41 AM

Very nice, I really have got to start making some of these.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

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#3 posted 05-07-2011 03:05 AM

Cool, I like the idea of the thicker wood.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#4 posted 05-07-2011 03:58 AM

Nice balancer and real pretty wood for it!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 05-17-2011 04:29 AM

Thanks everyone… Elizabeth, I cut a piece of wood so it basically looked like a wedge with a stop at the bottom so after i cut the base angle, I could just throw it on the drill press, clamp it down, and drill it up.

-- Kyle

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