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Project by storm50 posted 03-21-2008 05:59 AM 1893 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wine fish for holding bottles, saw this in an old Wood mag and thought it was kinda neat. I have made 4 of these now and have given them all away, this one is for a fundraiser, hopefully it will do ok. The plugs I made too and will go with the fish plus a bottle of wine.

-- Clay





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MikeyG

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#1 posted 03-21-2008 06:01 AM

thats cool, is the fish on end balancing or is that just my imagination?

-- "Measure twice, curse once"

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storm50

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#2 posted 03-21-2008 06:02 AM

yep, the bottom is beveled 45 degrees and balances with the wine in the right position. A little too far one way or the other and it may tip but it sits pretty stable when it’s in the right position.

-- Clay

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#3 posted 03-21-2008 06:09 AM

that really really cool, keep up the good work

-- "Measure twice, curse once"

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#4 posted 03-21-2008 09:05 AM

I have heard of bottle bass before, is this perhaps the first sighting of the elusive high society wine walleye?

Nice work and definitely a nice gift.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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#5 posted 03-21-2008 10:47 AM

Clay,

These are very interesting pieces. I would have never guessed what a wine fish was but after seeing your post it is perfectly clear. The stoppers are nice turnings as well.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 03-21-2008 06:01 PM

It’s funny how it works on the premise that once you open the wine, it’s as good as gone. LoL, which I suppose is actually true for fine wines. I’ve never re-corked one.

-- Dooley

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