Best Of

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Gallery: Best Of

Shaffer.Bouquet

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

Shaffer

pendant using Nile off center jig
This is the other side of the pendant made
by Ron Shaffer in CA.

Condon2

stainless steel bottle stopper from Ireland
Great turnings by David Condon in Ireland.
Awesome shapes.

Mohler.opener

stainless bottle cap opener
Ryan Mohler turned this beautiful handle for a
Niles Bottle Cap Opener.

Johnston.pretty

woodturning with pyrography detailing
Scott Johnston.  Absolutely
beautiful!  Website

Johnston.55

maple with burned detail wine stopper
Scott Johnston is very artistic
creating bottle stoppers. More..

Mohler.57mm

57mm coffee tamper base
Ryan Mohler, OH, turned this
espresso coffee tamper.  More...

Mellin1

stainless steel meat tenderizer
Ted Mellin, CO turned this cool
stainless meat tenderizer.

Eugenio

espresso coffee tamp with coffee beans
Coffee tamper turned from resin
with coffee beans at Muttblanks.

Hurst

hand blown glass bottle stoppers
Mike Hurst, UT.  Beautiful hand blown glass
bottle stoppers. See more creations: Hurst Glass

Johnston greek

Limited edition bottle stopper
Wood Art by Scott Johnston, CA
Unique gift for wine lovers!

Johnston cutout

turned and carved wood with beautiful grain on stopper
Limited Edition, all pieces numbered.
by artist Scott Johnston, CA  Site

Johnston flowers

Best gift for wine lovers
Limited Edition, each is numbered.  Created by
Scott Johnston in CA.  Wine Lovers Gift!

Kobilsek4openers

the best gift for beer drinkers
Beer Bottle Cap Openers turned from colorwood
by Frank Kobilsek in IL.

Johnston4star

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

WohlgemuthButtons

Philadelphia Eagles bottle cap opener
Steve Wohlgemuth does custom bottle
openers.  Steve's website

MunozRedHeart

Red Heart wood turned brass bottle stopper
Tana Munoz, TX.  Perfect!  Turned
from Red Heart wood, brass stopper.

RonShaffer

Niles Off Center Jig
Ron Shaffer, CA, created this on the Off Center
Jig.  Front and back of the same pendant.

Kobilsek6

the best turned bottle stoppers made in America
Frank Kobilsek, Mendota, IL.  Perfectly crafted
tops for stainless bottle cap openers.

Pascalides3

antique button on top of bottle stopper
Speros Pascalides, NJ.  Stunning bottle stopper
with antique button inset in the top!

Blok2

stainless steel bottle stopper
Mark Blok, TX, turned this
awesome resin bottle stopper top.

Pascalides2


Same set by Speros Pascalides just the other
side of them.

Pascalides

beer bottle opener and wine bottle stopper
Speros Pascalides, NJ created this great set.
Wine Stopper and Beer bottle opener.

SteveBennett

colorwood on stainless wine stopper
Steve Bennett, colorgrain wood
and a great shape.

Wohlgemuth3openers

stainless bottle cap openers
Steve Wohlgemuth, bottle cap openers
with tab lifters: one tool!  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.

Magnus

espresso coffee tamper wood handle stainless steel base
Magnus Lowham, 16 yr.
turned this espresso coffee
tamper for his Mom.

Bayou Mt. Designs

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

Wohleguth stopper

unique wine stopper hostess gift
Steve Wohleguth poured this
resin  blank and turned it.
Perfect Hostess Gift!

Glover

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

Kelm 2

resin and wood stainless bottle opener
Al Kelm, MN, put the wood on the top and it
looks like a person.  It's resin with opal flakes.

Briski

complete stainless kitchen set
Larry Briski, CO.  Complete Kitchen Set: bottle
stoppers, openers, tenderizers, tab lifter. Great!

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

Franklin

segmented wood stainless bottle stop
Robert Franklin turned this beauty
from a blank by Brian Ninneman

Hoffmann

stainless bottle opener
Steve Hoffmann, IL. Great shape Steve turned
a blank from Mike Alan Designs.  Awesome work.

Farrar purple

top 10 wine gifts
Ida Farrar, GA.  Created the resin
top for this can tab lifter.

Kobilsek colorwood

stainless bottle cap openers with colorful wood handles
Frank Kobilsek turns such beautiful bottle cap
opener handles.

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!

Tim Boddy

Jack Daniels barrel bottle stopper
Tim Boddy, IL.  Whiskey stopper turned from Jack
Daniels and Coca-Cola barrel wood.

Puskar

coffee beans in resin, handle on coffee tamper
Tom Puskar, NJ.  Awesome Espresso Coffee
tamps turned from coffee beans in resin!

Hallabough Duck

Wood duck on decorative bottle stopper
Rick Hallabough, TX, terrific carving!

SawdustDesigns2

Gift wine bottle stopper
Sawdust Designs, Dave Lewis,
poured the blank and turned it.

SawdustDesigns

gold and glitter wine bottle stopper gift
Dave Lewis, Sawdust Designs
created this awesome stopper.

Rosand

bottle cap opener stainless steel
Bob Rosand created this opener
using a beading tool he designed.

TomBennett

Curly Koa bottle stopper
Tom Bennett turned this beauty
from Curly Koa.  Website

Glover

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

O’Ryan

antique bottle shape bottle openers
Rick O'Ryan, NM, made these awesome bottle
openers in shapes of antique bottles.

Kurt Rogers.shells

sea shells bottle opener
Kurt Rogers, poured resin over the
shells then shaped the bottle opener.

Holt Owls

Flamework Owls
Robin Holt, MoonDog Art Glass, FL.

Carlton.2

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

M.J. Peters

bottle stopper made from hemp
This is compressed hemp turned
by M.J. Peters, IL.  So Unique!

Robert Franklin


These unique resin turnings were done by
Robert Franklin

Watson off set

wine glass, wine stopper all in one
Robin Watson, VA.  Bottle
stopper in off-set goblet!

Cook 2 ducks

Quilting thread bottle stoppers
Jim Cook in MA, made these for his wife's
sewing club.  So imaginative!

LaCroix galaxy

Galaxy wine bottle stoppers
Tara LaCroix, MI.  Picture taken on counter top
but looks like the Galaxy!  Website

Carlton

dancing wood wine bottle stopper
Stacey Carlton, TX  Amazing design!
Great woodturning.

Westlund leaf

metal leaf wine gift
Lee Westlund, WI.  Metal leaf on brass stopper.
Very artistic.