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Olive Burl Wine Rack

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Project by Elwood89 posted 08-27-2013 12:16 PM 1474 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a second piece of Olive and decided to make myself a wine rack that matched the Olive top Pub Table that I made last month.

The top is Olive, the legs are Boire, the racks are Moabi, and the finish is teak oil. I am super pleased with the result. It’s almost unfair using wood this great, it’s like painting on a canvas that already has something beautiful on it and taking credit for the whole thing. I feel like Mother Nature did most of the work on this piece. Making fine furniture is easier when you are working with fine wood.

The pieces making the racks are glued together and attached to the legs with Festool Dominos. The top is attached with figure-eight fasteners.

I still need a better camera and lighting.

-- Elwood, making sawdust in Germany, http://www.AnsbachArtisans.com





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#1 posted 08-27-2013 12:22 PM

Very beautiful work

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

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#2 posted 08-27-2013 01:29 PM

Awesome use of many fine woods. Isn’t creating beautiful things fun? Thanks for sharing a unique wine display with all of us Lumberjocks. That’s how we get new ideas and we love to share in the excitement of creating beautiful things from some of natures finest materials.

-- Flying MLB *** A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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#3 posted 08-27-2013 01:37 PM

Beautiful! Looks like a gr8 place to park and drink some good veeno

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

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#4 posted 08-27-2013 04:47 PM

Very nice design and construct, not to mention great use of burl!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#5 posted 08-27-2013 04:59 PM

beautiful wine rack. You’ve got a nice set ready for some enjoyable wine tasting.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 08-28-2013 01:59 AM

Awesome , really love that olive burl.
Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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#7 posted 08-30-2013 03:39 PM

Excellent work on that fantastic wine rack. Great design and gorgeous olive burl.

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