Wine Storage Center

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Project by Coloneldon posted 12-26-2010 03:01 AM 1824 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello, haven’t posted anything for a while, I have been working on this project. My daughter and her husband purchased a house that had a room that was planed for a wine storage/display; however, the builder never finished the room. So, I volunteered to make the storage cabinets. This room is mostly cosmetic because my kids don’t drink that much wine; nor is the room climate controlled and as such would not be a great place to put large volumes of wine. The only thing in the room was the small base cabinet on the far wall; I added the top cabinet and then made the top and bottom cabinets on the left wall. Everything is made from solid Cherry, except the backs of the top cabinets and carcass of the base cabinet which is plywood. The strips that hold individual bottles are set in individual dado’s and glued in (I could not get my pin nailer to shoot nails where they could not be seen) each one was glued and clamped, because the dados fit perfectly they will never come apart. The top for the base cabinet is also solid cherry; note, pictures were taken before the glue was dry—hence the clamps on the splash guard.

This was a fun project; but a bit tedious when sanding. finishing and gluing all the little parts.

Hope you like it; my Kids sure do. Note: that is me in one of the pictures—Dad at work.


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Heidi Neely

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#1 posted 12-26-2010 04:18 AM

looks beautiful….I need one of those :)

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#2 posted 12-26-2010 04:27 AM

Beautiful cabinetry!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#3 posted 12-26-2010 06:27 AM

Boy, That really looks Great!!

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#4 posted 12-26-2010 06:58 AM

Wow! That’s Nice! Great Job!

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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Jamie Speirs

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#5 posted 12-26-2010 07:09 AM

That sure is a nice WEE project.
They must be delighted.


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#6 posted 12-26-2010 07:20 AM

Whoa bro! Its totally Pro!

Nice work!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 12-26-2010 06:04 PM

Sweetness, That is one Super nice Wine storge room!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#8 posted 12-26-2010 06:05 PM

Wow this is beautiful work! I’m sure they love it, and a project like this might just get them into wine!

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#9 posted 12-27-2010 07:42 PM

Gorgeous work Col d. Outstanding craftsmanship… it really is beautiful…

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#10 posted 12-27-2010 07:56 PM

Great job !

-- -- Neil

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