Wine Rack

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Project by Armand posted 10-29-2013 05:15 AM 2119 views 12 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My co-employee asked me to make him a wine rack that is made of wood and in dark brown color, a perfect project for my new homemade bandsaw. I used a local mahogany wood and finished 3 layers of sanding sealer after the stain and topped with 2 layers of gloss lacquer varnish and a final coat of semi-flat lacquer varnish.

-- My Master is Mankind's Greatest Carpenter.

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#1 posted 10-29-2013 09:38 AM

Very nice, Armand. I think you used you mortise and tenon jig also. The joints look very clean.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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#2 posted 10-29-2013 04:37 PM

Looks great! Up until the last picture I would have sworn the project was a violet/purple color.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#3 posted 10-29-2013 08:12 PM

Very nice looking project, I’m sure your co-employee will be quite happy with it.

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#4 posted 10-29-2013 11:58 PM

Great Job Armand, clean lines, great color, tasteful and Elegant too… Very Nice!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#5 posted 11-01-2013 02:20 PM

Classy and elegant looking wine rack, like the design and the finish is flawless. Great work!

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#6 posted 11-11-2013 06:55 AM

Thanks Buddies. Ed, yes mortise and tenon joineries were used on this project.

Just to add:
1. The trays are inclined 4 degrees to keep the corks wet inside the bottles even if they are half emptied.
2. The cove moulding profile for the tray was DIYed on my table saw.
3. I used wood paste filler slightly thinned with paint thinner and added oil based tinting color to even out the surface while achieving the desired base color too. After wiping off the excess filler, I sprayed stain to even out the color.
4. Unthinned lacquer sanding sealer followed as the first coat.
5. With sanding in between coats.

-- My Master is Mankind's Greatest Carpenter.

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