Cherry Wine/Liquor Cabinet

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Project by Don posted 02-07-2010 05:29 PM 5229 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend (co-worker) wanted me to make him a wine/liquor cabinet because up to now, his booze was in the open and when his friends came over, they went straight for the bottles like moths to a flame. I sketched up some ideas and he liked what I came up with but one day while browsing through some of my magazines, I saw this one which was about 95% identical to what I had planned so I went with it.

The original plan called for the wine holders to be in the middle but he liked the idea of them being off to one side.

I like the simple lines of this project, nothing fancy. All from Cherry and Cherry ply plus Poplar for the inside of the drawers.

3 coats of Minwax Antique Oil Finish, #0000 steel wool between each coat and 3 coats of wipe on poly (5 on the top).

Hope you like and thanks for looking…..

-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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#1 posted 02-07-2010 05:30 PM

this is a fine cabinet it looks great.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-07-2010 08:45 PM

Great cabinet, it has very nice lines! Thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 02-07-2010 09:03 PM

Nicely done cabinet. It looks very good inside and out including the finish.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 02-08-2010 06:04 AM

Nice cabinet.

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#5 posted 02-08-2010 02:51 PM

Nice work.
Looks like a fun build.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#6 posted 02-08-2010 04:59 PM

Beautiful cabinet. Myself I purposly leave my booze out so my friends drop by more often. LOL

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#7 posted 12-02-2013 06:04 PM

This cabinet looks great. Thanks for posting it. How long did this take to complete?

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#8 posted 12-02-2013 06:09 PM

Thanks….as I only do this as a hobby, although, the line between a hobby and a second job has now blurred to the point of non-existence, I can only devote time after work (reg job) and weekends. If I recall, it took about 3 or 4 weeks from start to delivery.

-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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