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Project by DaveGlx posted 10-30-2011 11:09 AM 1838 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As usual, I was lacking in horizontal surfaces to house my latest pieces.
This time I decided to look for a solution that is quick and may be repeated anytime I’m short of shelving space.
When I saw this branch of camphor laurel in my shed, I came up with the following design.
Sliced the branch with the chainsaw. Sanded it a bit. Drilled grooves for the bottles. 2 coats of varnish, glued the bottles and ready to go.
2 hours’ work; 1 day for the glue to dry.
Pic 1 – ready to go.
Pic 2 – View on the top shelf
Pic 3 – With the items.

-- Dave -





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shopdog

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#1 posted 10-30-2011 11:39 AM

Love it…great idea

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

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spud72

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#2 posted 10-30-2011 01:08 PM

Very imaginative

-- Guy,PEI

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#3 posted 10-30-2011 01:24 PM

Best looking shelves I’ve seen in a long time. Plus you got to enjoy emptying enough beer bottles to make the shelf supports.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#4 posted 10-30-2011 04:36 PM

Really cool design Dave.
That wood is wild, and your bottle supports sets it off!

-- Eric, central Florida

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Vicki

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#5 posted 10-30-2011 07:42 PM

What a wonderful idea. Beautiful pieces of wood.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#6 posted 11-02-2011 04:26 PM

You’re out of the box buddy, out of the box!!!! Great stuff!

-- Roman:... These Boots Were Made For 'Talkin'!

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#7 posted 11-05-2011 10:06 PM

You’re showing us the bright side of the country life. With DIY ideas like this, you are adding more beauty to country style making it look just like a dream. Goodon ya, Dave.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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