Artists' Bottle Stoppers and Openers Gallery

All of these items were created by our customers.

Visit often, new pictures are added regularly.
The original stoppers with three o-rings are no longer available.
If you wish to purchase an item, email ruthniles@gmail.com  I will put you in contact with the artist.

Visit our "Profession Artists Gallery" for featured artists and their work.

Williams Jeff

resin poured into shell
Jeff Williams, another stopper with resin
poured into a shell and turned.

Wolfe


Don Wolfe in Calif. uses golf ball markers in the
tops of bottle stoppers.  Great idea!

Mawson

basket weave illusion
Awesome bottle stopper and base done
by Steve Mawson.  Perfect basket weave
illusion work.

Mawson

basket weave illusion
Steve Mawson, NE, turned this stopper and base
then did the basket weave illusion work.  I love it!

Abner

Bottle stopper and shot glass
Mark Abner in KY turned this beautiful bottle
stopper and shot glass.  Terrific work!

Sutton

Challenge coin
Larry Sutton mounted a Challenge coin
to the stopper with clear epoxy.  Wow!

Mouser 5.6

beautiful red swirl resinblue swirl resin stopper
Gary Mouser, TX, beautiful red swirl
stopper and perfect blue can tab pull.

Mouser 3.4

green resin stopper     
Green resin stopper with purple swirls.
Wood wine stopper by Gary Mouser.

Mouser 1.2

    niles wine bottle stopper
Gary Mouser, TX, left; resin whiskey
stopper: right, turned wood wine stopper.

Rinde 4

Tea Tree flower in resin
Jim Rinde's grandson put a Tea Tree flower
in clear resin to create this bottle stopper.

Rinde2


Jim Rinde, CA, put Pink Breath of Heaven
flower in clear resin.  Beautiful.

Rinde1

flower in clear resin
Another beauty by Jim Rinde and his
grandson.  Terrific wine bottle stopper.

Amidon

bottle stopper array
Kirk Amidon in MA made this great array of
bottle stoppers and ice cream scoop.

Dorsten3

wine barrel stopper for wine
Matt Dorsten in OH turned this wine
barrel stopper from Cedar.

Dorsten2

best wine bottle stopper
A fantastic set of wine bottle stoppers by Matt
Dorsten in OH.  The wood is patagonian rosewood

Dorsten1

stainless steel whiskey bottle stopper
Matt Dorsten in OH turned this great
whiskey bottle stopper.  Nice work.

Kieran

honey comb bottle stopper
Kieran Goodman in MI turned this resin
honey comb bottle stopper.  Very nice.

Jana

tab pull, bottle opener combo
Jana Smith in FL turned this
tab pull/bottle opener combo.

Jana


Jana Smith in FL turned this wine/whiskey
stopper and put the stamp covered with
resin on the top.

McKibben

stainless whiskey bottle stopper
David McKibben in WA turned this
whiskey stopper from Pacific Yew
with a silver quarter inlay.  Nice.

Bridges, Jerry

Niles bottle stoppers
Jerry Bridges in TX does just enough
enhancement to create unique stoppers.

Parsons

Wine bottle stopper
Bill Parsons in GA turned this attractive
wine bottle stopper from colorwood.

Woodard

best wine bottle stoppers
Best wine bottle stopper array of shapes, colors
and design by Rick Woodard in WY.

Kesler openers

Niles bottle openers
Steve Kesler, PA, shows 3 entirely
different shapes and sizes for openers.

Kesler

bottle stoppers and bottle openers
Steve Kesler in PA was busy making bottle stoppers
and bottle openers.  Very nice array of shapes.

Woodard2

whiskey bottle stopper
Rick Woodard, Wyoming Wood Artisan
turned this awesome whiskey bottle stopper.

Drozda

owl bottle stopper
Cindy Drozda, professional woodturner, created
this adorable owl bottle stopper.  Learn How to
make this owl.  Cindy

Sanders

Best beer bottle opener
Gary Sanders laminated wood, turned and
carved to make the best beer bottle opener.

Mawson

basket weave illusion bottle stoppers
Steve Mawson in NE makes the neatest basket
weave illusion bottle stoppers.  So amazing.

Wohlgemuth broken glass

Jewish wedding broken glass

Steve Wohlgemuth put the broken glass from
a Jewish wedding in resin, made this for the
bride and groom.  Wonderful!

West

Beer tap bottle opener
John West, PA, used a beer tap handle
to make this bottle cap opener.

Pearson

unique design bottle stoppers
Randy Pearson in OR turned these two
unique wine bottle stoppers.  Pretty.

 

Wharrey


Jim Wharrey, PA, had fun over the weekend
creating this array of bottle stoppers.

Dinse double

double barrel wine stopper
Dan Dinse, PA, created this "double
barrel" whiskey stopper!  I love it.

Dinse 3

bottle stoppers and bottle opener
Dan Dinse in PA did a great job on these 2 whiskey
bottle stoppers and the bottle cap opener.  Nice work.

Dinse 1

candle flame bottle stopper

Dan Dinse in PA turned this great "flame" stopper.

Sanders

stainless steel bottle stoppers and openers
Gary Sanders in TX, turned these openers and
stoppers.  Fantastic detail on the opener
on the right.

Cooke

Alabaster on bottle stopper
George Cooke in NJ turned this stopper
using Walnut with a translucent alabaster
inlay on the top.

Erickson

Best wine bottle stopper Niles
Brian Erickson in CO created this awesome
stopper using Elm burl and epoxy resin. Wow!

Marshall

brass contemporary wine bottle stopper
Mark Marshall in IN made this bottle
stopper from Bolivian Rosewood.

Michael Earley

Unique bottle openers
Michael Earley in NC made
these beautiful hybrid openers

Haynes openers


Jerry Haynes in Texas turned these two
beautiful bottle cap openers.

Haynes 2

Baseball bottle openers
Jerry Haynes in TX turns miniature baseball
bats and engraves them.  Great idea!

Haynes


Jerry Haynes in Texas turned these
Whiskey and wine bottle stoppers.

Hoover

marble with flower on bottle stopper
Matt Hoover in PA makes marbles and
this is awesome.  I love the colors.

Epstein glue up

colored wood glued up
Michael Epstein in CA did a great job gluing wood
with colored wood to create this unique stopper.

Epstein grain

unique whiskey stopper
Michael Epstein in CA turned
this beautiful Bourbon stopper.

Epstein red

red resin bottle stopper
Michael Epstein in CA turned this resin
bottle stopper and put a coin insert in
the top (see next picture).

Epstein red


This is a close-up of the insert Michael Epstein
put in the beautiful red stopper.

Ruebush

deer antler wine bottle stoppers
Brian Ruebush in IL turned these deer antler
wine bottle stoppers.  Very impressive.

Ouimet2

best wine bottle stopper
Dan Ouimet in WI turned the best
wine bottle stopper; beautiful.

Ouimet

most versatile bottle stopper
Dan Ouimet in WI turned this
versatile bottle stopper.

Jerry Bridges

       
Jerry Bridges in TX. Italian Olive for the
stopper.  Frog Blanks for the tab pull.

Steve Bennett

Bennett Woodcraft
Steve Bennett puts pine cones in resin
and turns them.  Check Steve's Etsy

Niles leaves

bottle opener with cherry handle
A design of leaves burn on Cherry
using only dots.  Easy and impressive.

Berner

niles whiskey stoppers
Bob Berner in PA turned these two whiskey
bottle stoppers from Bacote wood.

Rick O’Ryan

niles botte opener
Rick O'Ryan in NM turned this beautiful bottle
opener from Spanish Broom (a weed!)

Niles color

niles bottle stoppers    painted flower
The black is woodburning stippling, colored oil
pencils for flower petals.  Made by Ruth Niles

 

Elsa 4 snowmen

niles bottle stoppers
Just like people, snowmen are all different!  This is
what Elsa Oppenheimer said about her snowmen.

Elsa 4 snowmen

snow people
Elsa Oppenheimer turned these and said "Just like
people, snowmen are all different".