Shot Glass Cabinet

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 05-03-2010 02:43 AM 2856 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an oak shot glass cabinet I built a few years back and have just replaced the single strength glass shelves with 1/4” glass ones. I have about 100 shot glasses from all over the world in there and have not had a drink out of any of them. There is also a baseball in there that I got from Commisky park when I went to game there with my dad in the 60’s and a dangling alien from Roswell, NM I wanted some place to display them to remind me of all the good times.
The top of the cabinet holds a compact stero system and the glass door locks.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#1 posted 05-03-2010 02:50 AM

That’s nice. Wife has collected several shot glasses (nowhere near 100) and I’d like to build something similar to display them…perhaps smaller and wall mounted for her smaller number. I also like the way you etched an image of socked feet into the glass door on the second picture :)

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#2 posted 05-03-2010 03:18 AM

Nice shot glass cabinet. I see you round the edges if your cabinets. I do likewise, makes them look 100% better. It woll also mabey prevent a child from getting a cut head if they fall and the edge is sharp.

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#3 posted 05-03-2010 12:35 PM

Yes the stereo, and the collection of glasses, this is pure nostagy…
It’s fine to make a special place for special things, and you brought them into honor ;-)

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 05-03-2010 04:46 PM

I assume the booze cabinet is equally as nice ;)

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

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#5 posted 05-03-2010 07:49 PM

That is a nice cabinet Jim.

-- When you know better you do better.

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#6 posted 05-04-2010 02:48 AM

Hi Rex. I only have one bottle of Crown Royal so I don’t need a cabinet for it. It does not hang around long anyway.
Nice family picture you have on your site!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 05-04-2010 02:50 AM

Nice cabinet, Jim.

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#8 posted 05-07-2010 03:58 PM


--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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