Gym Locker turned Wine Locker!November 21, 2014 | FILED UNDER: Storage Solutions
WINE, OF COURSE!!
The locker sat around empty for 10 months, but we were finally motivated to finish it up in order to enter it into BLACK+DECKER’s Your Big Finish contest. We’re hoping to get this project featured on a billboard in Times Square!! You can enter a project too – see more details here.
When I found this locker at a local resale store I knew it would be the perfect addition to Ross’s new man cave (have you seen it? Check it out here!). But the narrow compartments made it awkward from a storage perspective. But then it struck me that they were roughly the same width as a wine bottle. 😉
Ross took the measurements and did some research online and found that this single column wine cellar kit fit the space perfectly.
Read on to see how we installed the wine racks!
How to Convert a Locker to Wine Storage
5. He then screwed the wine rack to the wood piece by adding two screws to the top of the rack:
6. He then added one more screw at the bottom. This wine rack isn’t going anywhere!
7. Finish by adding a battery operated puck light to the top of each locker compartment (you just stick them on!)
I had to show you a photo of these bottles that we received from my friend Phoebe as a wedding present. Perhaps one of the best presents ever, she got us 6 different bottle of wine, each with a tag stating the anniversary we should drink it on. There was one for our 1st anniversary, 5th anniversary, 7th anniversary, and this year we will be enjoying the bottle for our 10th anniversary!! It is such a fun thing to look forward to you, and I can promise you, it is the only wine we have managed to save for 10 years! Such a thoughtful gift if you have any weddings to attend coming up.
Oh, and Ross left the other half of the locker open so he could hang up all his (clean) hockey jerseys! 😉