Wine Rack - Upscaled/Rejunked

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Project by wseand posted 11-26-2017 12:43 AM 1328 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well it’s part wood and part metal. The top and bottom shelves are made from some reclaimed Western Red Cedar and the wine holder from some left over pine. The round metal piece in the middle is half of a four foot fan shroud. The top was finished with three coats Tung Oil and three coats Poly. The metal parts were sprayed with Rust-Oleum Crystal Clear Enamel. I forged the grape vine and leaves, and welded the rack. The wine glass holder is an old rake. I’ve been trying to integrate metal into my project because I have become bored with just wood projects. I think integrating metal into the project makes it more interesting and more sellable. I’ve just started learning to Smith and Weld so this is my first project to use my newly acquired skills. I believe it came out alright so I’m happy. On to the next project.
Basically the entire project was made out of reclaimed materials, reclaimed from the pile, I call my back yard.

Thanks for looking,

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#1 posted 11-26-2017 01:12 AM

Cool wine rack. Nice combination of material!!


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

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#2 posted 11-26-2017 01:24 AM

bill that wine rack rocks man,love your design and combination of wood and metal,but please never use the words “bored with wood” gave me a did a killer job man.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#3 posted 11-26-2017 12:14 PM

You did a very creative job on this piece. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 11-26-2017 10:02 PM

Thanks Jim I appreciate it,. I have plans for another one like it but not a wine rack maybe a entertainment center.

Thanks Pottz,. Wood is my passion, just meant needing to integrate some other materials. I certainly didn’t want to send chills through your spine. Just looking to spice things up a bit.

Thanks Charles, means a lot from you.


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#5 posted 11-27-2017 02:06 PM

I realy like repurposed projects. Especialy great plus for combined wood/metal technic. Metal work is also awesome.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 11-28-2017 12:27 PM

Thank you Ivan, it means a lot.
I’ve been looking for what I call my “Shtick” design style. I think I’ve found it. I needed to learn new techniques and styles. I want to keep it stylish and use reclaimed materials. I hope I hit that on the nail. Hahaha


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#7 posted 11-28-2017 12:54 PM

I love the creative repurposing. The rack looks great!

-- Larry Joe in Georgia

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#8 posted 12-05-2017 08:12 AM

Thanks Larry,
I appreciate it.

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