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Project by Armand posted 173 days ago 963 views 9 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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EMVarona

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#1 posted 173 days ago

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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MasterSergeant

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#2 posted 173 days ago

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 173 days ago

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

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littlecope

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#4 posted 172 days ago

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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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 170 days ago

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

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Armand

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#6 posted 160 days ago

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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