Small Wine Rack

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Project by Alongiron posted 06-08-2011 02:17 AM 1973 views 14 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Wine rack is for my Brother-in-Law Dominic. He and his buddies have wine tasting parties and this will be just right to hold the “Bottles of the night” I made it from hard Maple, it has a red glaze under a mix of stains that I call “Merlot” It is hard to see on the pictures but the finish has a tint of purple and red and the grain of the Maple almost appears like the Tanon in the wine. I finished it off with 3 coats of Shelac and 2 coats of wax. I hope he likes it!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 06-08-2011 02:48 AM

Cool rack. Nice thoughtful design too!
Thanks for sharing….............Jim

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#2 posted 06-08-2011 03:36 AM

What a great design and finish. Great Job.

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#3 posted 06-08-2011 04:50 AM

Nice project! A cool design idea.

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#4 posted 06-08-2011 04:52 AM

This is sure to be a hit. I know the maple is sometimes difficult in taking the stain. This looks really nice.

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#5 posted 06-08-2011 10:18 AM

Nice, I’ll take a glass right about now!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 06-08-2011 08:24 PM

If he’s silly enough NOT to like it….I’ll take it! lol Great job, I like the arched top rack nice touch.

-- -"Trying is the first step towards failure!"

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#7 posted 06-10-2011 08:34 PM

Thanks guys for all the great comments! My Brother – in – Law said that he is going to “break it in” this weekend!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien

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