Wine rack and liquor cabinet

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Project by Ben posted 01-18-2020 03:03 PM 1672 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The bottom portion of this cabinet is a wine rack capable of holding 40 bottles of wine. The upper portion is a liquor cabinet.

The wine bottles actually sit with a slight downward slope (7 degrees), which allowed me to keep the 3 boards I used to support them more even in thickness, and therefore thinner overall. That increased the density of the wine rack – about 36 in tall by 30 inches wide.

The upper cabinet sits on top of then wine rack. The sides are sloped throughout the project, which made things like doors a little more challenging.

I used sapelle for the entire project.

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#1 posted 01-18-2020 05:13 PM

Beautiful piece with an Asian flare.

-- "The Answer Is Blowin'n In The Wind" John D, OP, KS

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#2 posted 01-18-2020 06:06 PM

Wow, nicely done.

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.

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#3 posted 01-18-2020 06:11 PM

don’t know if you meant to do it but it sure has an asian ‘slant’ which makes it even more attractive.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#4 posted 01-18-2020 07:31 PM

Very well done sir. Love the asian influence, and the Sapele just pops!

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#5 posted 01-18-2020 09:41 PM

This is a very fine build and design Ben , excellent workmanship.


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#6 posted 01-18-2020 09:58 PM

Wow great build.

-- Petey

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#7 posted 01-18-2020 10:47 PM

You sure you’re on the right forum? We are amateurs here, mere mortals.

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#8 posted 01-19-2020 02:32 AM

Very attractive design. And so useful for the important stuff ;) Well done.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#9 posted 01-19-2020 03:00 PM

Great work and a very nice design too!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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