DIY Wine Bottle Holder!


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Last week I shared the dresser that I re-purposed into a wine bar and promised I would share how I made the wine bottle holder.  

Repurposed Dresser ~ Wine Bar-

This was an easy project to tackle now that I have my new FAV tool!  

Air Nailer by Ryobi

This Air Nailer from Ryobi has been on my list of must have tools since I used it last year at the Snap Conference.  I am now a proud owner and I LOVE this thing!  Supplies needed: 1 piece of 1 x 16 x 8, 2 pieces of 1 x 2 x 8, 1/4 inch plywood, and wood glue.  

Support bracket for wine bar

We started by making a support bracket for the shelving.  Mr DD made a “H” bracket using the 1 x 2 x 8, to place inside the cabinet. 


Wine Bar

Before securing the “H” bracket, test the placement and the depth by using a scrape piece of the 1/1 plywood.  

Adding shelving to a dresser

Using the Air Nailer was the easiest  way to complete this project.  Yes, I could have used screws and my Ryobi power drill, but why would we want to after having such power in your hands.  

Convert drawers to a shelf

After the support brackets were in placed, cut the shelving and nail to the support bracket.  Tip, do the bottom shelf first!  This again comes from experience, we did the top shelf first and it was a very tight space to work in after the top shelf was in place.  

Cutting wood for wine bottle holder

Start by cutting the 1 x 16 x 8.  You will need 4 cuts at 8 1/2 and 4 cuts at 6 1/2(This is for 2 wine bottle holders).  My opening was only 6 1/4 high, so your dimensions will differ based on your opening.  Mr DD turned the blade to a 45 degree angle and cut the 8 1/2 boards on the end to give them a more finished look.  

Using wood glue to secure wind bottle holder

Assemble the boards by using wood glue and the Air Nailer.  Again, I can’t say how much easier a project is using the air nailer.  I cant wait to start another project just so I can use my FAV tool.  

staining a DIY wine bottle holder

I decided to stain the wine bottle holder to give contrast against the painted shelves.  I love how they turned out.  

DIY Wine Bottle Holder


Don’t forget to use the wood conditioner before stain a project!

Repurposed Dresser ~ Wine Bar-

I love the result of my Dresser turned win bar.  I put a lot of work into this piece but it was so worth it!  


DIY Wine Bottle Holder



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26 Responses to DIY Wine Bottle Holder!

  1. I love my Ryobi AirStrike nailer, too! No cords, no compressor…no fuss, no muss! 🙂 Love your wine bar, BTW, especially the way the details on the front of the drawers stand out. Nice job!

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