How to make a wine bottle stopper

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This is a fun, simple little project to do on a wood lathe. Using just a few materials, you can create a nice wine bottle stopper that makes a great gift.

I made it at TechShop.

Step 1: What you'll need

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You'll need the following materials:

  • Corks, available at Home Depot/Lowes in the hardware section
  • Dowel screws
  • A piece of wood. I used a cherry blank.

You'll need the following tools:

  • Bench vise
  • Wood lathe
wbannister1 year ago
if u dont have a lathe u could use a door/cupboard handle
trev25 (author)  wbannister1 year ago

Good idea!

This is a great gift, and it would be really nice to personalize it using a wood burning tool or paint or something. Thanks for sharing!

Good idea! Wood burning would look really cool.