Wine Rack Options
The back wall of the nook can be painted with writeable and erasable chalkboard paint. This built-in chalkboard can then help label the wine bottles. The chalkboard can also be trimmed out with a small frame. Shelving can be fabricated inside the nook, with built-in shelves below and above the wine rack.
If a nook or cabinet side is not available, a wine rack can still be created. Use a self-standing pyramid shape. The ducts can be tack welded together starting with four ducts on the bottom row, three ducts connected above, followed by two, then one duct at the top.
For a bold display, tack-weld the ducts into a unique shape and hang the fixture from the ceiling. Note: The tack welds will be visible, therefore, tack both sides of the ducts cleanly. The weight will be significant, therefore, securely fasten the rack to the ceiling. If a welding tool is out of your capabilities, a rivet gun may replace the welder. Pre-drill matching pilot holes to insert the rivets at both ends of the duct, taking care to align the ducts and their holes. Feel free to be creative.