Rustic Wine Rack

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Project by Iceberg posted 03-02-2012 02:13 AM 4498 views 14 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this wine rack for my Brother in-law and his Wife for Christmas. I saw a similar design in a Pottery Barn magazine or something. This is made out of two oak planks which I tapered on both ends. I then connected them with vertical planks to make an “H” design. The bottle holders were the fun part. I was walking through Menards trying to figure out what would give me that rustic/pottery barn look and came across some U-bolts for a few bucks each. They were perfect! I stained this with dark oak and rounded over the edges with a 1/4” round over bit. This turned out to be my best homemade Christmas project this year.

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#1 posted 03-02-2012 02:19 AM

Looks fantastic!

I do see ONE problem though, not enough wine bottles!!! Unless of course, they were already “uncorked”!!! Lol.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 03-02-2012 02:32 AM

nice. unique.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#3 posted 03-02-2012 01:37 PM

Really good execution. The taper makes the design look top end.

-- Chris K

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#4 posted 03-02-2012 05:14 PM

Very creative – It adds a definite homey feel to a space.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#5 posted 01-01-2013 04:18 PM

I do believe you solved my “I just made a really cool wine rack, now what am I going to use for the mounts???” problem.


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