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Project by ralbuck posted 12-23-2017 06:17 PM 954 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made to hold standard 750 ml wine bottles. Living in Oregon, wine is a staple of the area. The unit is made from “rescued” cedar and surplus floor tiles. The holes were made with a hole saw on the drill press.

The joinery is be bamboo skewer pegs used for barbecuing. Drilled, glued, pounded in, let dry, cut-off, and then sanded down. Seems sturdy( I have used it before too) and is also metal free.

The size is just over 14” long, about 8 inches tall and 7 deep.

It has a slight torching and then just enough clear satin spray over that to keep the torching from migrating around.

The no-scratch feet are just the $ Tree self adhesive felt disks.

As always took longer than expected and learned a few things along the way too. The spindle sander really works well for cleaning up the inside of the holes.
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To help me get things straight; I use a piece of glass from an old micro-wave door as a stand for glue-ups.

Design again was from T & E designs. AS usual comments and suggestions always welcome.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR





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majuvla

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#1 posted 12-23-2017 06:20 PM

Another interesting wine box concept.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Jerry

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#2 posted 12-23-2017 07:05 PM

I like this, very nice!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 12-23-2017 07:42 PM

That is a neat holder… one more tile and you could get 2 more bottles in there!!

cheers, Jim

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

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Grumpymike

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#4 posted 12-23-2017 09:34 PM

nice little wine rack, and the tiles will e useful to set the opened bottles on … Personally I don’t care for the burnt wood, but that’s just me, and I see that you use it in allot of projects.
I have used the skewer pins and am surprised how strong a joint that is … Keep up the great work.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#5 posted 12-23-2017 10:36 PM

Anther professionally built project with wood burning. Sun must be shinning there and giving you lots of zip. Very sunny here with minus 21 centigrade. that must be at least zero f. Merry Christmas

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 12-23-2017 10:47 PM

Just in time to have some wine for the holidays. Nice stack. Let’s all have a drink and toast.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 12-23-2017 11:17 PM

Nice one Ralbuck.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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jeffswildwood

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#8 posted 12-24-2017 12:07 AM

Very nice wine rack. I like the style.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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Cliff

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#9 posted 12-24-2017 02:50 AM

Very nice Ralph!!! The Torching gives a lovely effect. Well done!!!

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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Bagushevich

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#10 posted 12-24-2017 05:24 AM

Great! a useful thing

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#11 posted 12-24-2017 12:53 PM

Having another ready is GOOD!
Nice job

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#12 posted 12-24-2017 02:10 PM

This is a very nice wine bottle holder. Beautifully done!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Jeremymcon

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#13 posted 12-26-2017 07:35 PM

Bamboo pegs joinery sounds interesting. I thought about doing something similar with wooden dowels, but never have. Are the pegs round? Or square?

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#14 posted 12-27-2017 12:12 AM

Great looking wine bottle holder ralbuck !

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#15 posted 12-27-2017 07:53 PM

Nice rack, but where’s the wine gone? ;)

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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