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felt glides always fall off
You know those felt glides on the bottom of your chair and table legs that always fall off? Here’s the permanent fix for that problem. You’ll need a hot glue gun, a natural wine cork and a sharp knife. I like to use a serrated bread knife, but any sharp kitchen knife will do. Start...
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To date, you have helped us divert over 48,000 wine corks from the solid waste stream. That’s over 48 cubic feet of perfectly reusable cork. Thanks!
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It’s difficult to keep up with the product ideas coming from Raelene Rozander’s Creative Corkworks. Raelene’s products can be found in a few wineries and a campground in Summerland BC; the Penticton Wine & Tourism Center; and the Penticton Art Gallery.
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Vancouver Island crafter, Raelene Rozander, is making these great coasters from our recycled wine corks.
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Vancouver crafter, Annie Vandergaag, is passionate about her craft. So it's little wonder that she puts her heart into her work.
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Eclectic Kitchen Tile by Aptos Tile Stone And Countertop Modwalls The great house design resource site — houzz.com just posted this great collection of 18 cork products that range from crafty to chic and functional to fanciful. Several utilize recycled wine stoppers and one includes the cork ’tile’ application we would like to manufacture here...
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The neo-impressionists may have used paint, but Conrad Engelhardt prefers wine corks as his medium. His recent works in The Other Art Fair — billed as London’s leading artist-led fair — included pieces such as his 50th year tribute to Marilyn Monroe. Conrad’s colour palette is comprised exclusively of the natural colours imparted to the...
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We’re not talking about leaky dikes. Lukas van Eeden and Sebastiaan Herbschleb, two young entrepreneurs in Amstardam are launching the Netherlands Put A Cork In It wine cork recycling program. We are sharing our program branding and they are coordinating the Dutch translations and production of the counter-top collection containers. As soon as that is...
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This September, in collaboration with Cork It, we shipped 16.7 cubic feet of corks to Emily Carr University for use in their industrial design faculty’s “New Wood Materials” class. We’re hoping that all the bright young minds in ECU’s Industrial Design program will develop products and processes that allow us to reprocess our recycled corks right...
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We know that Vancouver’s North Shore is home to some of the best-stocked wine cellars and it breaks our hearts to think of all those used wine corks with no where to go. To remedy the situation, we would like to welcome 2 new participants to the program — Libation Liquor Store in Dundarave and...
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