Natural Edge Wine Rack

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Project by Jamie Speirs posted 07-02-2014 08:59 PM 3593 views 9 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a wine rack that I made for Shirley.
Her brief was it had to be natural edge and make anyone
Jealous who saw it. We don’t drink but like to have in for guests.
So this is what I came up with.
It was a very easy piece to make, no construction pictures I’m afraid.
It is about 5’ tall and is made of Wyche Elm. I’ve another half dozen in production


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#1 posted 07-02-2014 09:09 PM

Now you’re talking Jamie. Great looking wine rack, I love it! Great use for a really nice piece of Wyche Elm.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 07-02-2014 09:28 PM

That is really nice…such a natural beauty to it…

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#3 posted 07-02-2014 09:51 PM

Beatiful lines. Nice choise and colours.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#4 posted 07-02-2014 11:29 PM

Very nice… very natural, Jamie!! I like it…...............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 07-03-2014 12:49 AM

Jamie, I like this. I want a piece of that Elm to bring home with me when I come to visit you. Smile. Trade you a piece of Black Walnut, Pecan, Cherry, Coffeenut, Red Cedar, Cypress or other local wood I have collected.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#6 posted 07-03-2014 02:29 AM

Beautiful work Jamie. I really like it.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#7 posted 07-03-2014 02:51 AM

She got her wish! You do have a knack! LOL!

Nicely done!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#8 posted 07-03-2014 03:36 AM


-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch

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#9 posted 07-03-2014 05:11 AM

That’s original Jamie. Very nice.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#10 posted 07-03-2014 06:54 AM

Unique design, and it does lift one’s spirits.
I can understand why you are already working on more. I assume that a countertop model would also be well received.
Nice project Jamie.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#11 posted 07-03-2014 09:37 AM

Wow, this looks lovely Jamie! You really ‘listened’ to the wood on this one! I love it! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#12 posted 07-03-2014 04:42 PM

Jamie- That is awesome guru…nice!!! Maybe that Adirondack chair I built will morph into one of those when it dries out. Glad to see you are getting some shop time it buddy. Keep em coming.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#13 posted 07-03-2014 06:28 PM

Dude that looks awesome. One thing tho. I’m not a wine person but my wife is and she says wine bottle holders need to be at an angle to keep the cork wet all the time. Not sure why this is but i’ve heard it before from many other folks too. That being said I’m not sure it matters any more since most corks are made from that synthetic stuff now.

Anyway it looks awesome great piece.

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#14 posted 11-15-2014 05:10 PM

Fantastic idea, wonderful imaginative work, well-suited ambiance of Bar sanka…

-- Lathe and my imagination will do everything to realize my dreams...Vanzemaljac

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