Author Topic: Ball handle corkscrew  (Read 577 times)

Offline RussellT

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Ball handle corkscrew
« on: October 02, 2019, 07:30:21 AM »
I wonder whether I should apologise for the trivial nature of this "New from Old".  I am in awe of Andrew's offerings.

Some time ago I broke a corkscrew :beer:.  In fact it was so long ago that I can't even remember what it looked like before it broke, but the screwy bit has been lying on the bench getting in the way waiting for me to be inspired  :med: :coffee: about what to use to "repair" it. No doubt I would have come up with something sooner if it had been our only corkscrew.

This week I had an idea  :bugeye:.  I got on with and the picture shows the end result.  :ddb: By far the worst part of the job was polishing the handle which was badly pitted.

Common sense is unfortunately not as common as its name suggests.

Offline PekkaNF

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Re: Ball handle corkscrew
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2019, 08:50:25 AM »
Holy Chianti! That looks seriously professional :lol:

Offline awemawson

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Re: Ball handle corkscrew
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2019, 10:40:17 AM »
Very nice, my 'proper' one got broken by someone at a recent party, the wife bought me one in Spain last week when she visited her sister, but that was confiscated at the airport, so I'm reduced to a pathetic little lever one from the super market !
Andrew Mawson
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