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Mar
28
2012
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This rpoject makes two shelves, and is a fabulous and simple solution for all of those wine bottles you have stacked or stored on your counters...

Showcase: Built From These PlansI am so honored each and every time one of you fine friends builds from these very plans! If you have built this piece, please take a moment and showcase your build! We are dying to see your fabulous hard work!

Estimated Cost

Under $25

Dimensions
Dimensions for This Project
Tools
  • Tape Measure
  • Saw – Jig, Circular, or Miter
  • Drill
  • Square
  • Sander
  • Hammer or Brad nailer
Lumber
  • 1 – 1x6 at 6’
  • 1 – 1x10 at 4’
  • Or scraps of plywood measuring 8-1/2” wide by 24” long
Materials
  • Small nails or 1-1/4” brads
  • Edge banding if using plywood, optional
  • 1-1/4” hole saw or spade bit
  • Wood filler
  • Sandpaper
  • Wood glue
  • Finishing Supplies
Cut List
  • 2 – 1x6 at 24”, ripped down to 5” wide
  • 1 – 1x6 at 24” ripped to 4-1/2” wide
  • 2 – 1x10 at 24” ripped to 8-1/2” wide
Instructions

Before beginning to build, always check in on my site to make sure you have the most up to date set of plans, I occasionally update and change the plans to make the building process easier or to allow for less expensive purchasing of materials! Read through the entire set of instructions and all comments before beginning this project. If you print out or save plans, be sure to check in on my site to be sure you have the most up to date set of plans, as I occasionally update things for ease of building or buying. If you are new to building, read through the GETTING STARTED section and other articles found under the BUILD tab in the menu on my site, it has valuable information about how to get started, tools and techniques. If you are unfamiliar with the finishing process, visit my Finishing school for some tips and tricks for painting like a pro and for special finishing practices. Use glue to secure your joints and Consider Painting or Staining individual sections prior to assembling. This makes the paint application virtually flawless. Coat with a spray on Poly or Wipe on Poly to protect your finish and your piece and it will last for ages. Adhere to all safety standards and guidelines, and be sure you follow safety protocol throughout your build. If you are unsure about whether you are building safely, run a quick online search for the tool or technique you are using, or contact me via email or post to the forum before you move ahead. My contact info can be found in the menu of my site.

Step 1

Cut the piece for the front. Draw a line horizontally in the center of the board. Mark the spacing for the holes – 2” in from the end, six holes evenly spaced at 4” on center. Bore the holes part way through the board. Flip the board over to the back side, and finish boring the holes. This will keep the lumber from tearing out and splintering. Using the saw of your choice, cut the board in half down the horizontal line. You will have two boards with half-holes for your bottles!

Step 1
Step 2

Cut the pieces for the bottoms. Secure the fronts to the bottom edges with glue and 1-1/4” brads.

Step 2
Step 3

Cut the piece for the backs and secure to the bottom with glue and 1-1/4” brad nails.

To hang, locate and mark studs in the wall. Secure shelves to the wall by drilling countersunk 2-1/2” screws through the shelf into the studs.

Step 3
Finishing Instructions

Fill any Screw, Nail or Pocket Holes, Sand and Finish as Desired. For Finishing Tips and Tricks visit my Finishing School

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