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Wood Balancing Wine Bottle Holder - Paduak (Nigerian Wood)

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Price: $27.00
Wood Balancing Wine Bottle Holder - Paduak (Nigerian Wood) Jorgensen Woodworking
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Item Number: 1097-A-0001
Balancing Wine Bottle Holder, Paduak Wood

This is a balancing act you'll love to get in on. This handmade, self-balancing, wooden, bottle-shaped, Wine Bottle Holder is specially designed to suspend a full bottle of wine while keeping the cork moist thus preserving the flavor. It seems to defy the laws of gravity.

Paduak is an amazing bright wood from South Africa. With age and light it's color does darken, to a beautiful burnt umber color. The odor of freshly cut wood is faintly aromatic, and the luster is medium to high. The grain is irregular to wavy. It has a moderately coarse texture with large pores. The wood is moderately dense, much like red oak. This wood possesses good strength, is flexible, shock resistant and is resistant to compression and dents.
  • Measures ~12"T x 3.5"L x .75"W
  • Due to the nature of the wood, variations will occur.

Erik Jorgensen lives on the coast of Virginia with his wife and two sons. Woodworking started out as a way to relax after a hard day at the office. It has now turned into a full time career. Most of the wood is purchased from local vendors. Endangered species are not used. Some of the wood is recycled from tree surgeons who remove it for natural or safety reasons. Some of the wood is one of a kind, therefore, will not be found anywhere else in the USA.

Selecting woods that are not only unusual but are spectacular in grain figure is one aspect of creating one of a kind pieces. Many of the batches of wood purchased contain both the heart and sap wood from the tree. The sap wood in most exotic trees has a major color contrast to the center part of the tree. This color is typically white and adds great character to the gift items.

Woodworking at home is a way of life I very much enjoy and I now spend more precious time with my family than I have ever been able to before.

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