Step 8: Finish the Wine Rack

Tom Silva sands the completed wine rack
Photo: Anthony Tieuli
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Use a damp rag to wipe away any excess glue from Step 7. Stand the planter upright on its back while the glue dries. Conceal the joints with wood filler. Sand the entire assembly, and finish with primer and two coats of satin or semigloss paint.
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    Tools List

    • drill
      Drill/driver
    • brad nailer
      Brad-nail gun
    • miter saw
      Miter saw
    • finish hammer
      Hammer and pliers to knock out the bottom of the planter and remove nails

    Shopping List

    1. Planter box

    2. ¼-inch plywood
    Get a piece large enough to create two pieces sized to the height and width of the planter's opening.

    3. 1x2 to make scrap blocks or attachment strips for the bottle holders

    4. Wood glue to secure the bottle holder 5. -inch brad nails to secure the strips

    6. 220-grit sandpaper

    7. Dark spray paint for the planter's interior (we used black)

    8. Primer and satin or semigloss paint