How to Build your Own Wine Rack Tower

Using a wine rack is a safe and convenient way to store bottles of wine.
Using a wine rack is a safe and convenient way to store bottles of wine.

Wine aficionados, listen up – this one’s for you. This is for a do-it-yourself wine rack tower. Now you can finally store your wine collection in a safe and convenient way. And because it’s DIY, you get to customize it according to your needs and wants.

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Each piece of the bamboo wood has notches and slots which are deep so they can fit together well, make the wine display shelf more stable on the wood floor or the carpet, just sort of press the pieces together, inseparable and free from vibrations.

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Wine racks ensure that you have a nice bottle of wine for celebrations – or for ordinary days. These racks can also be decorative pieces at home.

Before building your own wine rack tower, choose the right material.
Before building your own wine rack tower, choose the right material.

The key is to make the right choice when it comes to material. If not, you’ll end up with a rotting wine rack sooner than you expected. The most common ones are redwood, mahogany, and oak. Experts believe that some wood emits certain odors that can harm the wine.

You can substitute any type of wooden board here. The materials listed below are what the DIY-er used.

Materials:

  • 3″ screws, 40 per rack (assuming 10 shelves each)
  • 2 1/2″ screws, 80 per rack (assuming 10 shelves each)
  • 1 1/2″ screws, 40 per rack (assuming 10 shelves each)
  • 1″x6″x8′ pine boards, 5 per rack (assuming 10 shelves each, at 40″ width)
  • 2″x4″x10′ pine (aka studs), maybe 6 per rack

Tools:

  • Table Saw
  • Radial Arm, Miter, or Chop saw
  • Electric Drill
  • Higher torque, lower rpm drill for the holes (optional, but highly recommended)
  • 4″ Hole Saw
  • 1 3/4″ Hole Saw
  • Right angle drill adapter
  • Speed Square
  • Tape Measure
  • Counter Sink Drill Bits
  • Screwdriver bit, Philips
  • Clamps

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Thanks to MattInDetroit for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here

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