The Overflow Wine Caddy

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Project by AlanGwiz posted 02-05-2014 06:21 PM 4096 views 18 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Overflow Wine Caddy

Continuing the theme, what would happen if you put bottles of wine into a bucket filled with paint? This was the question behind the design of the liquid wood styled beer holster. I wanted to create a purposeful/ practical piece that represents a frozen depiction of an unstoppable and free flowing action. The combination of a melting shell and liquid filled interior, once a third party is introduced (wine bottles) it displaces the liquid forcing it to flow over and out of the melting edges.

This project was my first attempt at the melting wood effect.

Liquid Wood: Padauk
Surrounding wood: Hard Maple
Signature: Burned into wood with burning pen
Inspired by Bonsoir Paris’ – Duremen Series

Wood purchase from House of Hardwood LA – houseofhardwoodla

-- Alan Gwiz, (my day job)

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#1 posted 02-05-2014 06:30 PM

Wow! Love it!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#2 posted 02-05-2014 06:58 PM

Now that is toooooo cool. I enjoy woodworking surprises. Nice…

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#3 posted 02-05-2014 07:00 PM

very cool, awesome work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#4 posted 02-05-2014 07:38 PM

That is incredible! How’d you do that?! I live in the heart of wine country, Washington State, USA. I have got to figure this out!

-- “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil, is for good men to do nothing"- Edmond Burke

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#5 posted 02-05-2014 07:45 PM

Great idea. Love the amorphous form of the spills.

-- Glen

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#6 posted 02-05-2014 07:51 PM

@PaulDoug I plan on posting the process, just haven’t quite had the time yet

-- Alan Gwiz, (my day job)

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#7 posted 02-05-2014 08:38 PM

This so cool!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#8 posted 02-05-2014 09:56 PM

Great creativity. Love it.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#9 posted 02-05-2014 10:15 PM

Love this, very creative!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#10 posted 02-05-2014 10:27 PM

Great original design work. Nice selection of colors.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#11 posted 02-05-2014 11:33 PM

Exceptionally cool. Love things that make me study and still wonder how you did it.

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#12 posted 02-06-2014 12:19 AM

A definite winner…very nice…!

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#13 posted 02-06-2014 01:09 AM

Incredible! It’s like looking at a Dali painting.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#15 posted 02-06-2014 05:25 AM

This is incredible, just as another your project!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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