Step 1

wine rack cut plywood

wine rack cut plywood

Constructing a wine rack while cutting plywood with a DeWalt saw.

Cut Side Pieces for Unit

Begin with birch plywood cut at your desired height. Measure and cut both pieces of plywood to width. The width should be the length of one wine bottle or about 14 inches.

Step 2

Cut Back Piece

Measure the width of your PVC pipe and the thickness of your plywood. Add these amounts and cut a piece of plywood for the back at that width.

Step 3

wine rack assemble frame

wine rack assemble frame

Assembling the wine rack frame.

Assemble Frame

Assemble box frame for wine rack using wood glue, following with screws.

Step 4

Cut Top and Bottom Pieces

Cut pieces of plywood to fit for top and bottom. Attach the top piece.

Step 5

wine rack cut pvc

wine rack cut pvc

DeWalt saw cuts the length of the pvc tube to make a wine rack.

Cut PVC Tubing

Using a miter saw, cut your PVC tubing into pieces the length of one wine bottle plus 1/4 inch.

Step 6

Attach PVC Tubes

Slip PVC tubes into the box (Image 1). Add the bottom piece of plywood (Image 2). Secure PVC tubes by screwing through the back piece using 1/2” screws.

Step 7

wine rack paint

wine rack paint

Paint brush covers wood area with white paint on this wine rack project.

Prime Unit

Prepare the wine rack for painting by filling the screw holes with putty and sanding the unit thoroughly. Paint with primer.

Step 8

wine rack chalk board paint

wine rack chalk board paint

Using a roller brush with black chalkboard paint to cover the outside of the wood frame in this wine rack construction project.

Apply Chalkboard Paint

After primer has dried, add a coat of chalkboard paint using a foam roller. Wait 24 hours before applying a second coat.

Step 9

wine rack wood trim

wine rack wood trim

Wine rack construction with several tubes in a row in a wood frame.

Add Finishing Trim

Finish the unit with pre-painted wood trim.