Wine Cabinet in Hickory and Oak

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Project by FloridaArt posted 05-28-2012 08:55 PM 2168 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

May, 2012—This has been my “spare time” project for over a year now. Finally got it finished. The concept is simple: wine rack on the left side, room for liquor bottles on the right side, and a drawer on top for utensils. The stiles and rails are made of hickory, and the panels are made of oak. Everything is stained Dark Walnut (Minwax). There are multiple coats of water-based polyurethane finish.

Joinery is pocket holes (Kreg Jig). There are heavy-duty swivel wheels underneath the bottom apron. The counter surface is a granite remnant. The drawer uses full-extension ball-bearing slides.

The wine rack design is based on a wine rack I saw at a local restaurant. It consists of vertical rails with horizontal cleats that support the bottles. I am very happy with how this turned out, and my wife loves having it completed!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#1 posted 05-28-2012 09:51 PM

A very nice wine cabinet. We love wine in this house so I’m sure we can find a place for it here!!

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#2 posted 05-28-2012 11:15 PM

Superb, Art, even if it isn’t a band saw project.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!"

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#3 posted 05-29-2012 02:19 AM

This is beautiful. Very nice project for wine storage

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 05-30-2012 12:56 PM

Sweet piece of work there Art! Was your bandsawe lonely while you worked on this one?

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#5 posted 05-30-2012 01:40 PM

This is nicely done. Congratulations.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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