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Beer Bottle Shelves

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My brother has a eccentric collection of beer bottles that grows with every unique beer he tries at home. He was looking for a way to maximize the display of bottles while still showing the bottle labels instead of just storing them in boxes. To add to the challenge, beer bottles come in a couple different sizes in addition to the cans in his collection. I came up with a design and mocked it up to see how it would work. After getting approval, I made 6 units with shelves for the entire height (holding ~120 bottles) and 2 with shelves half way up with adjustable sections on top for the very odd shaped bottles (holding ~80 bottles depending on shelf positions). The units are sized around the Ikea Billy shelf system, so that doors or other units could be added in the future.

Beer Bottle Shelves

Minooka, IL
April 2013
Client: Jon Wych

Photos by: Chris Wych

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