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Project by Strangar posted 09-30-2014 05:57 AM 1501 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

What do you do when you have over 500 shot glasses…. You must build shelves, BIG shelves and sometimes one is not enough.
We have been collecting shout glasses for years, everywhere we go we have to get a shot glass. With all these shot glasses I have made a couple of smaller shelves but we quickly out grew them. This time I decided to go large and we still outgrew that one. So what do you do when you out grow one, you build two. I hope we don’t outgrow these anytime soon as there is not enough room to build another one.
The shelves are made out of hard maple and have adjustable shelves using shelf pins. They were built recessed into the wall where 2 windows were before we added a bedroom to the back of the house.

-- A man can never have enough tools. Now where did I put that hammer?





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jroot

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#1 posted 09-30-2014 12:20 PM

Nice to see someone else collects these goodies. I really like your display area. Good idea to use the window cavity.

-- jroot

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ChrisK

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#2 posted 09-30-2014 01:40 PM

I have the same problem. I am out wall space in the one room. Nice looking display.

-- Chris K

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 09-30-2014 01:51 PM

That is a great looking display and what a wonderful collection of shot glasses.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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majuvla

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#4 posted 09-30-2014 06:13 PM

Impresive collection! Even better display shelves.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Mr M's Woodshop

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#5 posted 09-30-2014 07:08 PM

So, if you keep buying shot glasses you’ll have to add on to your house again?

Choose wisely, my friend. And great job!

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com

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hoss12992

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#6 posted 09-30-2014 08:03 PM

That is really cool and looks great. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Mainiac Matt

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#7 posted 09-30-2014 08:42 PM

bottoms up
:^p

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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ralbuck

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#8 posted 10-01-2014 04:09 AM

You of course; have to make sure they all work!

Like my bottle openers, research and development can get expensive.

Very neat idea and execution!

-- just rjR

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dustyal

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#9 posted 10-03-2014 02:20 PM

Well done. I have a minor collection of 50 or so… and three small wall cabinets to hold them. But, no room for expansion. I need to copy your design and make them a bit bigger… by 500%. I have made a point to take a sip of beverage from each… but over a period of time…

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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