Customized wine bottle and glass holders

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Project by jfk4032 posted 08-25-2011 06:53 PM 13426 views 18 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These were actually my first scroll saw projects I cut earlier this year. I saw a simple pattern for this wine bottle and set of glass holders on another forum and decided to add some customized graphics and names to them. Being in the printing business I’m fully fluent in most high end graphics programs, so whipping up customized designs like this is second nature to me. The woodworking part of it is new however, so I have some learning curves to climb on that side of the projects.

In addition to wine, my wife loves martinis, so that was the first secondary beverage I created next to the default wine theme for obvious reasons (this being a wine bottle and wine glass holder!). Then some friends of ours liked wine and margaritas, wine and beer and so forth. I used regular poplar from Home Depot, planed to 1/2”, drilled, scroll cut, sanded and finished them with Deft satin finish spray and a light sanding with 220 grit sanding pads.

Some friends of ours are getting married in the Fall and another couple we know will probably be engaged by then as well, so I know I’ll be making a few more of these later this year. Once I know their drinking preferences besides wine, I’ll make some other variations of these clever pieces.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#1 posted 08-25-2011 07:01 PM

Very nice.
I love these.
Good job.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

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#2 posted 08-25-2011 07:25 PM


A very good idea and a good job

Nicely done

With your permission I will inspire me your idea

Thanks a sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#3 posted 08-25-2011 07:32 PM

It wasn’t my idea to begin with, I just jazzed it up with more graphics elements making it relevant to the people I made these for and put on their names too. Good luck with taking this and putting your spin on it.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#4 posted 08-26-2011 01:59 AM

Very nice!
I too may try something similar! I like the wine opener design.

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#5 posted 08-28-2011 05:16 PM

Great pieces! They look like awesome personalized gifts. I have a sister that just opened her small vineyard in Iowa and with your permission, I’d like to do something similar for her. Very creative!!

-- There is a lesson in every project. Play safe!

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#6 posted 09-08-2011 01:26 AM

Joel, A belated welcome. These are very cool projects. Really like the customization.


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

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#7 posted 09-15-2011 06:01 PM

Nice, that’s a marketable product.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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