Wine Cabinet in Cherry and Figured Maple

  • Advertise with us
Project by Kookaburra posted 744 days ago 1766 views 14 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A place to keep my bottles before I drink them – sort of a bus station for wine!

Cherry, cherry ply and figured maple.

Drawer handles and all sliders from Rockler.

If I were to do it again, I would dovetail the sides of the racks and drawer – these are mortise and tenon.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

9 comments so far

View TerinaC's profile


51 posts in 807 days

#1 posted 744 days ago

This is just lovely Kay! You are very clever :)

-- Terina C

View sawedoff's profile


133 posts in 1022 days

#2 posted 744 days ago

This is way cool. I might try to build one for a friend

-- still wet behind the ears.....

View Kookaburra's profile


745 posts in 826 days

#3 posted 744 days ago

Thank you Terina and sawedoff for the nice comments!

I meant to include this note in my initial write-up:

The base plan for this was from American Furniture Design Co. It is the second one on this page:

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

11086 posts in 1707 days

#4 posted 744 days ago

Kay, that is beautiful wine storage rack! I love products with ball bearing slides,too. they work so much better and longer than wood on wood. Very tastefully done!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!....Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View vipond33's profile


1405 posts in 1100 days

#5 posted 737 days ago

Nice wood, great execution, funky drawer handles. The leg tips kick it up.
With this much weight (and activity?) metal slides really are the best. At our shop when we do a piece showing drawers like this, we put an L shaped strip on the side of the drawer to mostly conceal the slide when closed. Easily retrofitted if you like the idea.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

View nralien's profile


32 posts in 1737 days

#6 posted 702 days ago

I’m digging it. With the narrow drawers I don’t think dovetails would add much. The variety of colours from the wine bottles adds a nice splash to it as well.

-- nralien, Wausau, WI

View Ben Simms's profile

Ben Simms

191 posts in 893 days

#7 posted 697 days ago

this is awesome.

-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

View Kookaburra's profile


745 posts in 826 days

#8 posted 697 days ago

Gene – I am working on adding the L shaped strips. That will fix the one thing I do not like about this cabinet – the way the metal slides show. Thanks for the suggestion.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

View Roger's profile


14161 posts in 1406 days

#9 posted 694 days ago

This is super nice Kay. Wow! Very nice wood combos, and just the whole idea is outstanding.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase