This is a beautiful hand made bottle stopper and corkscrew combination sure to wow your guests and is made from African Chacate preto wood. The wine stopper is shaped like a wine cask and had the bands burned onto the wood while turning on the lathe. Each piece is produced by hand on the lathe to the highest standard. The beauty in this colourful wood adds a touch of class to any dinner party as well as being a useful everyday item.
This is a beautiful, high quality and functional item. It is a must for anyone, whether a wine connoisseur or not. The heavy-duty corkscrew is stored inside the bottle stopper when not in use. The design features 3 special O-rings making it adaptable to almost any bottle.
About the process
A piece is selected from seasoned wood for its grain and colour.
They are carefully cut to show the best grain .
The wood is turned to size then sanded through 5 different grits of sand paper.
It is then rubbed with danish oil to bring out the beautiful grain then rubbed with a bees wax mix before completing with the premium fittings
Handcrafted items make great gifts! You can give them to friends and family for their anniversary, birthday, graduation or wedding. If you like the style, but would rather have a different wood, or a different design in the same wood please feel free to ask. You can see from my other listings of pens etc what type of woods i use.
Attractive, fine-grained heartwood from southern Africa. With its dark brown to almost black colour and light brown streaks, this is one of the most appealing exotic woods. It is mainly used for floors and furniture as well as wood turning and sculpting. Density approx. 1150 kg/m³.
Considered a precious wood in Africa, the heartwood is dark brown near black with lighter honey brown longitudinal streaks, can also be slightly greenish in color. The wood is moderately lustrous with an interlocked grain and fine texture. This type of wood has been compared to another African species, African Blackwood.
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Every piece I sell is made in my shop by me. Each is handmade and great care is taken. If you ever have an idea or a custom order please contact me.