Reclaimed Lath Bottle Openers

Hi everyone!

I had some lath left over from the Long board project I completed a few months ago and wanted to turn it into something I could give to my friends, family and coworkers. The long and end grain of the lath looked really cool and I thought it would make a cool handle.

I purchased a bunch of medium size stainless steel bottle openers from a bar supply website and got to work.

The video attached goes through all of the steps in order to complete a lath bottle opener. If you have any questions please feel free to ask. The process is fairly tool heavy but many of the power tools could be replaced with hand tools.

A gift like this could be made with any wood you can find and work with. Try it out!

Shout out to Heavy Sea's Brewing and Pints for Prostates. A great company and charity doing good work together.


Step 1: Tools & Materials


  • Miter Saw
  • Table Saw
  • Jointer
  • Planer
  • Clamps
  • Forstner Bits
  • Oscillating Spindle Sander
  • Foam Brushes
  • Glue Brush
  • Router
  • 1/8 inch round over bit
  • Square
  • Block plane
  • Dremel
  • Sander


  • Lath
  • Bottle Opener
  • Epoxy
  • Wood Glue
  • Pencil
  • Wood Finish
  • Wood Wax
  • Steel Wool
  • Mineral Spirits



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