Wine Bottle Balancers

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Project by Radu posted 02-09-2013 07:29 PM 1701 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to join the Wine Bottle Balancer club. First, I just wanted to give it a try – amazingly it worked. Second, I wanted to try working with rough sawn wood. This is what I came up with. I have a few more on the go.

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#1 posted 02-09-2013 07:46 PM

Looks great. Take a look at my jigs for drilling and cutting the board. I have done some with inlays that have come out good.

-- "When we build, let us think we build forever." John Ruskin

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#2 posted 02-10-2013 01:18 AM

Very nice, Radu :-) What kind of wood and finish did you use?

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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#3 posted 02-10-2013 04:23 AM

Thanks guys. The wood is cedar – fence boards from HD, two boars glued up. On one, the finish is just clear shellaq. One the other one is gelled stain, then coated with shellaq. Distressing the edges was the hardest part.

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#4 posted 02-11-2013 05:10 PM

They are great gift ideas for family and friends. Great job!

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