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#1 posted 10-26-2010 09:58 PM

Do you have to be able to see the cork all the time? If not, cut 4 thin pieces the same width (the full width) and length of the front rails and glue them onto the fronts of each rail. This will act as a stop to keep the bottles from sliding forward. It doesn’t HAVE to be the full width, but it will look less “added-on” if it is.

Or,

Rout a half-round groove about 1/4” wide along the rails, right through U-shaped cutouts, and glue in a dowel to act as a stop. Or rout a rabbet along the top edge and use a stop piece with a square cross section. Or just slap the stop right on the surface of the rail without letting it in.

Or,

Deepen all the rear cradles to reduce the angle (last resort).

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