Author Archives: Ruth Niles


Roger Ferman in TX makes these natural edge bottle stoppers.


Roger Ferman, TX, makes bottle stoppers leaving the natural edge and they are unique.


Tony Rotundo in DE created this starfish bottle stopper.  So attractive!

Walcott stopper

Jim Walcott in AR engraves items he makes as gifts as “thanks for all the [...]

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Jim Walcott in AR, engraved bottle opener.  Jim only makes gifts for all the blessings [...]

Tom Clark

Tom Clark in NC, used 150 yr. old spalted White Oak to make the whiskey [...]

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Jim Walcott in AR does creative engraving on the tops of meat tenderizers for that [...]


Steve Knotts in WV turns oak barrel bungs into stoppers and custom engraves the tops.  [...]


Nancy Brooks in VA made these festive pizza cutters with sculpturing Apoxie.  Very Mexican!


Meghan Zenteno in WA turned these wine bottle stoppers. These are the first she’s ever [...]

Johnson Brett

Brett Johnson in MA made this Viking Gnome bottle opener.  Next photo shows how it [...]

Johnson Brett

This is Brett Johnson’s Viking Gnome showing the bottle opener inside his helmet!


Daniel Dubois, KS, has been busy turning resin bottle stoppers.  Great array.


Mike Sheahan, NY, carved this St. Patrick’s Day special stopper.


Rick Peterson in WA turned these colorful bottle cap openers.  Love the green shades..


Peter Baum in Ohio uses antique pocket watches to create very unique bottle stoppers.


Tim Tucker in NC, turned this wine glass from Bacote and put Abalone shells on [...]

Kumjian Jeff

Jeff Kumjian, in GA, turned these stoppers using Cedar, Olive wood and Pink Ivory.  Nice [...]


Gary McLean in TX  turned the perfect stopper Sombrero for his Tequila!

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Jeff Williams made these stoppers with resin in shells. He works with BARN in Bainbridge [...]

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Jeff Williams, WA, turned this array of stoppers using mostly brass stopper bases.

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


Don Wolfe in Calif. uses golf ball markers in the tops of bottle stoppers.  Great [...]


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


Steve Mawson, NE, turned this stopper and base then did the basket weave illusion work.  [...]


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


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

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

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

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

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Jim Rinde’s grandson put a Tea Tree flower in clear resin to create this bottle [...]


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