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Project by kjwoodworking posted 01-30-2008 12:00 AM 15793 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this to display shot glasses and lighters I collected back when I wasted money on cigs. I still use the shot glasses though!!

I built this with 3/4” oak ply and used 1/4” oak ply for the cubicles and back. The stain is red Mahogany with three coats of satin lacquer. It measures 39” wide x 37 1/2” tall and 3” deep. It has 132 cubicles. I got my daughter to stand beside it to give a better idea of its size.

Now I’ve got an excuse to get more glasses and try em out.

-- Kirk H. -- http://www.kjwoodworking.com





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rikkor

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#1 posted 01-30-2008 12:07 AM

Well, you do have to check them often to make sure they haven’t developed any leaks.

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forkboy

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#2 posted 01-30-2008 12:50 AM

very nice. Would be a challenge to test them all.

-- Perth, Australia

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Grumpy

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#3 posted 01-30-2008 01:06 AM

Now theres an idea. Nice job. When is happy hour?.

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

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 01-30-2008 02:12 AM

This is a nice display case. It appears as if you have nearly filled it up. Looks like its time to generate some more sawdust.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 01-30-2008 03:44 AM

I agree with Rikkor. Get some quality control to make sure those glasses hold their own.

Great project.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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#6 posted 01-30-2008 11:19 AM

Good looking display case – bet you will spend a lot of time dusting things off :-))

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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kjwoodworking

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#7 posted 01-30-2008 04:28 PM

Thanks guys, I do test one or two of them every now and then.
I’m about ready for the weekend so I can do some testing and have a happy hour or two.

Bill, I thought the dust just added character, at least that’s the excuse I give my wife as I head out to my workshop.

-- Kirk H. -- http://www.kjwoodworking.com

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TomN

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#8 posted 06-29-2008 11:18 AM

You could install some sliding glass doors with aluminum tracks on runners and add dust proof seals where required to solve the dusting issue Shelving

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Maclegno

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#9 posted 10-06-2011 02:55 AM

Great job (Also on your little girl)! An easier way to solve the dusting problem is to turn them upside-down. Anyway your a lucky man, I gave up smoking 22 years ago and now my Doctor has put me on the waggon. Think of me next happy hour
Gerard
PS I like Rikkor’s logic.

-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy

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