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Bandsaw Made Wine Rack, Thinking Outside Of The Box

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Project by Blackie_ posted 04-14-2013 03:12 AM 3653 views 61 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pictured: I cut this wine bottle rack out with a Bandsaw, with all of the pieces glued together it was pretty much a massive heavy block, a bit bulky to maneuver on the table especially with a 14” I had to back the blade out on rotations and reenter at a different spot in order to make the cuts, a total of 6 boards laminated together, the inner boards are Alder and the front and back are walnut. Measurements are 18” H x 6” D x 12” W

Finished in a quick rub and wipe of tung oil, two coats of wipe on poly and a final coat of paste wax

Thanks for Looking and Comments are always enjoyed.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 04-14-2013 03:14 AM

Once again your imagination shines. Prepare for this post to be favored by many. Awesome job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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MOJOE

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#2 posted 04-14-2013 03:17 AM

Awesome work Blackie….....I’ve seen similar on the net, but yours is much nicer!

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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nakedjoinery

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#3 posted 04-14-2013 03:19 AM

Great looking project. Your bandsaw skills are impressive. This is a great early christmas idea.

-- mike c

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Woodwrecker

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#4 posted 04-14-2013 03:20 AM

That is a mighty fine looking wine rack Blackie !
My old band saw would have a heart attack seeing that size blank coming at it ! haha
Nice job buddy.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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woodshaver

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#5 posted 04-14-2013 03:28 AM

Another great project! You really did think out side the box on this one! I like it! Nice contrast in the woods!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Blackie_

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#6 posted 04-14-2013 03:30 AM

Thanks all, got a good laugh Eric, hahaha

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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Hawaiilad

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#7 posted 04-14-2013 04:25 AM

Great idea Randy…..I’ll bet you waxed your table very good before you started cutting that brute. Now tell us, what are you making from the drawer wood you cut out?

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Arbuckster

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#8 posted 04-14-2013 05:39 AM

Wonderful work and inspiring. Thanks

-- Arbuckster, Oregon

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#9 posted 04-14-2013 05:48 AM

Great thinking

-- Dreaming patterns

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#10 posted 04-14-2013 09:54 AM

Super craftsmanship! You must have spent as much time sanding as you did cutting to achieve that marvelous finish. “No drips, no runs, no errors.”

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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Sodabowski

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#11 posted 04-14-2013 10:58 AM

Oh Randy what a neat idea! Makes me think you could also expand on that and make a jewelry tree by making cuts in the opposite direction, as in the usual “bandsaw raindeer” you probably know. The wood combination is neat :)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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FloridaArt

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#12 posted 04-14-2013 11:25 AM

Wow! Interesting idea. I’d like to see a photo with a few wine bottles in it, for scale. I’m surprised a 14-inch band saw can cut this, but maybe it’s smaller than I am thinking. Nice work!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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Mark

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#13 posted 04-14-2013 12:12 PM

I will have to try this sometime, great work and design!

-- Mark clio,mi ..making wood talk is fun

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 04-14-2013 12:18 PM

Sweet rack, Randy!!!.................Jim

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

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#15 posted 04-14-2013 12:31 PM

That’s a real beauty! A very nice hunk-a-hunk-a wine rack.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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