Artists' Best Of Gallery

This Gallery is the Unique, the Finely Finished and Most Imaginative creations.
There are not a lot in this Gallery as it changes as new pictures are submitted.

Check links to purchase.
If there is no contact info, email me: ruthniles@gmail.com to contact artist.

My original stoppers with 3 o-rings are no longer being manufactured.
We have designed a more efficient version.
See the improved version SS-8000

Lockridge

used egg shells for stopper
Mark Lockridge's wife saves egg shells,
he put them in resin and it looks great!

Hoesslin

stainless stoppers with sea glass on top
Donna von Hosslin, owner Betty Belts, loves the
stainless stoppers.  See her sea stone jewelry!

McDonough Owls

hand carved owl bottle stopper
Marie McDonough, carved this cut owl bottle
stopper.  See more on her Website

McDonough

Hand carved eagle bottle stopper
Marie McDonough carved this eagle bottle stopper.
Check out her Website for fantastic carvings.

Wurtzel

George Wurtzel Ginko Gallery
George Wurtzel, owner Ginko Gallery
turned the perfect stopper for Don Julio.

Rosand

pizza cutter ice cream paddle
Bob Rosand cuts and re-glues colorwood to make
handles: ice cream paddle and pizza cutter.

Doan

Military skulls bottle stoppers
Earl Doan, stationed in Africa, creates and sells
these unique stoppers he makes on a 3D printer.

Rowsey1a

best wine lovers gift
Cindy Rowsey threads this wood, the nut threads
on and a new penny on top..  Best wine lovers gift!

Rowsey2

best wine bottle stopper
Cindy Rowsey in IL "Screw 2020" stoppers with
turned wood screws.  They are for sale.

LeGwin wood

turned wood handle on stainless bottle opener
Jean LeGwin, NC, adds individual detail to each
stainless bottle opener.  Gives each one class.

UfkinGM

gun metal bottle opener
Jennifer Ufkin in MN used a vintage silverware
knife handle on this Gun Metal bottle opener.

Harris

Willie Nelson carving
James Harris, carving of Willie
as a bottle stopper top.  Website

Hoium

Niles bottle cap opener
Bruce Hoium in MN turned this awesome
bottle opener & can tab pull set.  Nice.

Burgoon

Niles bottle stoppers
Reece Burgoon tempered the stainless
steel bottle opener for dramatic effect.

Courtright

Vintage silverware knife handle on can tab lifter
Mary Courtright in WA used vintage silverware
knife handles on the stainless can tab pulls!

Armstrong

espresso coffee tamper kits
Michael Armstrong in Canada turned these
unique espresso coffee tampers.  Website

RotcheTop

carved sunflower on stainless stopper
Bob Rotche, in VA, amazing carved sunflower
bottle stopper. Check Bob's website.

RotcheFlower

carved sunflower on stainless stopper
Great details in this carved sunflower by
Bob Rotche.  Visit Bob's Website.

Hanf2

Niles stainless steel bottle stoppers
Jay Hanf in TX made these whiskey bottle
stoppers.  Great shapes.

Rotche

Wine lovers gifts
Bob Rotche in VA turned the 2 gorgeous wood
stoppers.  What great gifts for wine lovers!

DelGaudio

vintage silverware knife handles bottle openers
Ann DelGaudio in FL uses vintage silverware
knife handles to make elegant bottle openers.

Simpson8

woodturned bottle cap openers
John Simpson created these bottle cap openers.
The inlay is beautiful as are the pewter buttons.

Ranz

golf clubs on brass Bourbon bottle stoppers
Roger Ranz in VT but brass Bourbon bottle
stoppers on these golf clubs.  Great idea!

Pennington4

wood turned beer tap handles
Greg Pennington turned these beer tap handles
using my mandrel.  He says it works great!

Iacullo new

stainless wine stopper with turned wood top
Al Iacullo, NJ, made this awesome
wine bottle stopper.  Love it!

Ziegler

Chevron wood on stainless wine stopper
Roger Ziegler in WI made these very Regal
stoppers for top shelf Bourbon bottles.  Great!

Heinzig

Pizza night special
Gary Heinzig, MN, made this
awesome Pizza Night Special set

Baumann-Feather3


Andrea Baumann poured the resin
blank and turned it for the stopper

Poplawski

stainless steel bottle stoppers     
Bace Poplawski, Far North Woodworks in
Alaska.  Beautifully unique shapes.

George

Niles stainless meat tenderizer mallet
George Eickhoff, MO, made this meat
and chicken tenderizer mallet. Nice!

Kurt.Rogers

superior wine bottle stopperbanksia Pod bottle stopper
Kurt Rogers, The Turning Junction, turned this
Banksia Pod, filling it with resin.  Beautiful!

McDonald

engraved bottle stopper on a stainless stopper base
Gregg McDonald, WY.  Turned
and engraved the goblet stopper.

Wurtzel

George Wurtzel blind woodturner
George Wurtzel owns Ginko Gallery in
Greeneville,TN, and teaches woodworking.

Smoak

Kitchen set of openers and a bottle stopper
Wonderful classical design for bottle cap opener,
wine stopper and opener done by Russell Smoak.

Doan2

3D design on stainless stopper base
Earl Doan created this original
design on a 3D printer.

Polzin

pearl with gold Niles bottle stopper
Scott Polzin in MN turned this
gorgeous bottle stopper top.

Broach shell

sea urchin bottle stopper
John Broach, SC.  Fills Sea Urchins with resin
in mold then turns the tops.  Fantastic!

Broachballoon

hot air balloon bottle stopper
John Broach, SC.  Glued pieces
of colorwood for balloon stopper

Wohlgemuth.beerbottles

beer bottle opener turned wood
Steve Wohlgemuth, made this awesome
beer bottle opener!  Check his website

Ballenger

Halloween bottle stoppers
Eldon Ballenger in Iowa created these awesome
bottle stoppers. Perfectly adorable.

Kristene

Niles stainless stoppers with beads
Kristene Zimmerman, PA.  Glued
beads to stopper top (SS-9005).

Johnston2E

gift for wine lovers
Perfect gift for wine lovers!  This
is by Scott Johnston: website

Becker3

Stainless steel stopper with glass bead on top
Colette Becker, Garmany
Makes glass bead stoppers

Johnston2D

stainless wine bottle stopper
Scott Johnston created this
awesome design (website)

ReynoldsPhilip

whiskey decanter
Philip Paul Reynolds, GA
turned a whiskey decanter top.

Shaffer.Bouquet

lollipop bouquet
Something different!  Ron Shaffer, CA,
created a lollipop floral arrangement.

Shaffer

pendant using Nile off center jig
Close up of flowers made on the Joyner Off
set Jig by Ron Shaffer in CA.

Johnston.pretty

woodturning with pyrography detailing
Scott Johnston.  Absolutely
beautiful!  Website

Johnston4star

best gift for wine lovers
Just Awesome!  Wine stopper
by Scott Johnston (website)

Kakizawa

Japanese doll bottle stoppers
Mr. Kakizawa in Japan makes these unique
bottle stoppers.  Superb craftsmanship.

Baustian

Hidden bottle stopper
Fantastic Idea!  Jim Baustian, DE, puts the
stopper inside the barrel so it fits over the neck.

Bayou Mt. Designs

Bayou herb bottle stopper
Herbs in resin created by Ida
Farrar.  See Website for more!

Glover

woodburning on stainless wine stopper
Kimberly Glover did awesome burning
detail on this stopper.

Glover double

best hostess gifts
Kimberly Glover, AZ.  Awesome
carving; different leaf on each side.

Mats set

stainless steel meat tenderizer and garlic press
Mats Bjornstad, Norway, created this awesome
meat tenderizer and chicken press set.  He used
burl and walnut in resin.  Mats' Website

Cunningham hat

Hostess gift wine stopper
Dave Cunningham, HI.  Perfect low-profile
wine stopper made from cocobolo wood.

R O’Ryan

cello turned from wood on top of stainless bottle cap opener
Rick O'Ryan, woodsongs.net  Cello
bottle cap opener: beautiful!

Glover

turned stopper, woodburned, unique bottle stopper decorated bottle stopper
Kimberly Glover, FL.  Ornate woodburning
detail.  Top-Shelf bottle stopper!

Carlton.2

Gifts for Wine Lovers
Stacey Carlton in TX.  Great stoppers!

Robert Franklin


These unique resin turnings were done by
Robert Franklin.  See more in his Etsy shop.