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There is much more to life than a good wine, and an equally good looking wine rack, when there’s the making of the rack itself. This new design holds four bottles and wine glasses all in one place. Paul wanted to challenge you with the joinery and he thinks this design hits the spot in many ways. From bent lamination in contrasting woods to twin tenons and mitred joint lines, front and back, this project has its hidden range of complexities. In reality, though, it’s quite a simple project to build. Using mostly offcuts from other projects, this wine rack becomes an inexpensive gift to make and, with its unique joinery concepts, the wine rack has a solidity that makes it an heirloom quality project.
Paul, A nice, light looking design. It even feels like it has a little Asian influence. It looks like it take very little wood to make. I am going to look through my wood stack and pick out some pieces of walnut and maybe some hickory for the light wood. May you and your family have a blessed holiday. Richard
It wasn’t actually thought into the design as such but, yes, it does have a look of something perhaps like a pagoda!!!???I think though that that is only because of the upturn retention elements at each end of the bottle and glass bearers.There is nothing in this design that’s copied though.
There have been a few projects that haven’t interested me as far as making the project. I do love watching them though and always pick up s new bit of information from each of them. This one however has me anxious to get it started… Could I convince you to post the first episode today! 🙂
No, I am afraid that’s not possible as we already have a series currently posting. The first episode of this series is up in a week’s time though.
I was joking… 🙂
How about I pay you an extra 15 bucks to have it early… (Joking)
That looks great.
I agree with Richard, it looks a bit “Shogun” to me. 🙂
It’s a great design, love the contrasting wood.
Thanks Paul. A very pleasing design. It’s already jumped to high spot on my project to-do list.
I have some black oak from the last tree my father-in-law cut down at age 85. It fell into his neighbor’s swimming pool. I also have some maple that was removed when power lines were pit in for new constitution. These two woods should look nice together.
Such a beautiful piece.
It seems like lamination opens a new world for handmade woodworking.
Every thing is light and curved.
I do not drink wine but I feel like this project and the new joints will mark a important step in how I can design modern piece with traditional joinery.
Is there a plan to cover steam bent at some point or do you feel that it is not really suitable for amateur woodworker?
No it’s very suitable for amateur woodworkers and yes we do hope to do some steam bending but don’t have it on the schedule yet.
Thank You for your kind answer.
It is exciting to imagine that there is, already, a lifetime worth of knowledge from the existing video and even more from the ones coming.
Looking forward to seeing how those joints were made.
This project looks nice but I’m not really feeling it. Some folks will no doubt enjoy it but I’m looking to the next project. This isn’t criticism it’s just not my cup of tea.
I’m not a wine drinker so wouldn’t use this as intended, but the design looks great as a razor stand for wet-shaving! I’m excited to see if it can scale down to fit my razors and shave brushes.
That’s a great idea. I look forward to seeing how you adapt this design.
A great looking project – looking forward to the videos.
I am curious, is this an example of the types of project that will be built for your demonstration house?
We do plan to include smaller projects, but we will be designing all of the pieces you might find in a standard home, coffee table, dining table, bookshelves and beds and much more.
I’m looking forward to making several of these for family and friends. Can you suggest which wood species we could start looking for? Thanks!
Oak and black walnut, cherry and mahogany, cherry and sapele, maple stays white so you could put maple with any of those woods. Why not try all of them?
Are you going to publish the technical drawings and cutting list?
These have now been published.
Just finished making this with Oak and Walnut. Altered the widths slightly but otherwise followed it exactly. Love it, and now have requests to make loads more. Thanks for the design Paul.
Completed this one, those angled joint were a challenge. You can see photos of my process here
Great project as usual,thank you
What do you think of a thru tennen in the bottom with wedges.