Wine Racks & Storage
One aspect of wine appreciation is the sheer beauty of the bottles — with the right Bottle wine rack you can make your wine collection a meaningful part of your décor. Wine storage should be more than a cardboard box in the basement, especially when the options include everything from freestanding racks to furniture–quality wine cabinets complete with built–in wine glass holders. Whether you seek an elegant wood cabinet, an expandable bar cabinet, a wine bottle carousel, stemware rack, wrought iron wine jail, Bottle wine rack kit, wine table or wine entertainment cart, our selection of wine bars is certain to please.
STEP 1: Take Measurements
Measure the height and width of the wine rack location.
STEP 2 Build Face Frame
Using a table saw, cut poplar to a 1-1/2″ thick. Cut pieces according to measurements. Use a pocket jig to secure face frame pieces together.
STEP 3 Build the body bottle wine rack
Cut four pieces of plywood, following the measurements of the face frame and reducing the overall size of the body by 1/8 inch. Using wood glue and a clamp, secure pieces together; screw in place. Using a pocket jig, attach the face frame to the body.
STEP 4 Construct Shelves
Using the base of a wine bottle and working from the center out, mark openings on a piece of 1×4 poplar. Using a hole saw with a bit slightly larger than the base of a wine bottle, drill out holes. Repeat once. Follow the same procedure, using the neck of a wine bottle to mark a 1×4 poplar board. Drill holes using a smaller bit. Repeat once.
Cut the poplar boards in half using the table saw. Rout the edges of shelf openings with a 1/2-inch roundover bit.
STEP 5 Assemble Pieces
To attach the shelves, drive wood screws through the sides of the unit and into the shelves. Make sure the shelves are evenly spaced and the back of the shelf is slightly higher than the front of the shelf. Nail a piece of thin plywood onto the back of the unit. Paint or stain the unit. Use wood screws to mount the wine racks to the studs in the wall.