Aunt Bess's Wine Cabinet

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Project by kenn posted 2310 days ago 1188 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this wine cabinet as a house warming gift for my favorite aunt when she purchased her first house in 1999. It took me until 2000 to complete it but I consider it to be my start in fine woodworking, moving past DIY home projects. Here we are 8 years later and she still loves it and as you can see, does a good job refilling it. It is made primarily of oak plywood with a solid oak top attached with screws from the underside. The interior and moldings are solid oak. I stained it to match an existing dining room set that she has. I hope you enjoy seeing it as much as the enjoyment it has given me in the hobby it launched.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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Dominic Vanacora

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#1 posted 2310 days ago

This is the perfect size. It would fit under most windows and stores enough wine so you don’t look like a alkey. Do you have dims. to give out. Wait, its Three bottles high and 4 bottles wide. and it one bottle deep. Thats easy.
Its a keeper

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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#2 posted 2310 days ago

looks great…this would fit in NAPA…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2310 days ago

This is a very nice project. Kenn, you did a good job here.

thanks for the post.

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

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#4 posted 2310 days ago

It would fit in in Napa IF it were redwood. :-)

Very nice job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#5 posted 2309 days ago

Looks great. What an nice house warming gift.

Thanks for the post.

-- Hope Never fails

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#6 posted 2309 days ago

Beautiful wine rack.

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#7 posted 2175 days ago

Very nice job!

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#8 posted 1751 days ago

very nice

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