Unconventional wine rack

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Project by Doug posted 08-29-2015 07:04 PM 707 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a wine/liquor rack that I built as a wedding gift to my very good friends. It is all sliding dovetails except for the half blinds on the front and the through dovetails on the drawer. I used sapele and hard maple for a nice contrast and finished it with homemade Danish oil. The drawer pull I got was too bulky so I cut it down and expoxied a piece of sapele to the bottom half and shaped it to the desired look. The rack hangs by a matching sapele French cleat. As always, I wish I took better pictures of my projects before gifting them…but oh well. Thanks for looking

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#1 posted 08-30-2015 05:56 AM

It’s realy nice. Those dovetails all around looks great. Good choice of woods to emphasise the contrast.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 08-30-2015 03:39 PM


You should make the receiver send a picture as a condition of receiving the gift.

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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#3 posted 08-30-2015 06:40 PM

Very pretty!

-- just rjR

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