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Blog series by CaptainSkully updated 10-29-2009 12:08 AM 2 parts 7490 reads 10 comments total

Part 1: The Sides...

10-27-2009 02:27 AM by CaptainSkully | 4 comments »

It’s been at least a day since I started a new project/blog. My buddy Eric always says that projects are meant to be started, not necessarily finished. We go wine tasting in this rather industrial winery in Alameda, CA (we’re actually members). In their wine tasting loft is a very cute wine rack made out of wine staves. I’m at least as interested in their rack as their wine (far be it from me to pass up a nice rack). While waiting for other stuff to dry (that always...

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Part 2: Inside Job...

10-29-2009 12:08 AM by CaptainSkully | 6 comments »

I glued support ribs along the insides of both sides to support the top and shelves. I also had to reinforce the top and bottom with cross braces. Since the wood is so irregular, I’ve been having to rely on great globs of glue to make contact. I used cardboard to create templates for each rib. I’m hoping that the large top support will give me enough glue surface to secure this whole thing. Without the hoops, the whole thing falls apart. I have to admit that I’m ...

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