How to Make a Rustic-Style Wine Glass Holder

Add a rustic look to your decor by crafting a wine glass holder made with an old leather belt and a piece of oak wood.
Wine Glass Holder

Wine Glass Holder

Make a rustic wine glass holder using an old leather belt and a scrap piece of wood.

and Danmade

Materials and Tools:

  • 1/2" leather belt
  • jigsaw
  • tape measure
  • 220-grit sanding block
  • paintbrush
  • 8" x  8" piece of 3/4" oak wood
  • 1-1/2" brass screws
  • (4) wine glasses
  • wine bottle
  • drill
  • 1-1/2" spade bit
  • 3/16" drill bit
  • 1/2" drill bit
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • speed square
  • clear satin polyurethane
  • dark walnut wood stain

Cut Holes and Slits

Measure and mark the center of the oak wood piece. Drill a hole on the center mark using a 1-1/2" spade bit. Measure and mark a plus sign 1-1/2" from each corner on each side, for a total of four plus signs. Drill a hole on each plus mark using a 1/2" drill bit. Use a speed square to draw a line from each drilled hole to each of the corners of the wood block. Cut out the lines using a jigsaw, creating slits for the wine glasses.

Sand and Stain Wood

Sand corners and clean up edges using a 220-grit sanding block. Stain the wood using a dark walnut stain, and allow it to penetrate and dry according to label instructions. Apply a coat of clear satin polyurethane to preserve and protect the wood and finish.

Wrap Belt

Place the belt buckle in the center of one side of the wood block and on the adjacent side. Secure the belt to the wood using brass screws. Wrap the belt around the perimeter of the wood block, and loop it through the buckle. Pull it tightly, and make a mark with a pencil where the prong touches the belt.

Secure Belt

Drill a hole on the mark using a 3/16" drill bit. Secure the belt buckle by sliding the prong through the newly drilled hole, and cut off the excess strap.

Keep Reading

Next Up

How to Make a Cat Condo

Use everyday items to build a fancy cat jungle gym.

How to Make a Living Succulent Wreath

Make your own hanging garden with hardy, lovely succulents.

How to Make a Geometric-Patterned Trellis

Add architectural interest to your home with this unique alternative to standard window shutters.

How to Make a Trellis Planter

Take your plants vertical with a trellis planter. Use this planter as a focal point or as a privacy screen.

How to Make Wedding Confetti Cones

Adorn wedding reception chairs with these sweet confetti cones so guests can celebrate the bride and groom as they leave for their honeymoon.

How to Create a Wine Barrel and Bottle Fountain

Create a one-of-a-kind focal point for your backyard or patio using a wine barrel or cask and an empty bottle of your favorite vintage.

How to Make a Backyard Fire Pit

Create a cozy space for outdoor entertaining with a stone fire pit.

How to Make a Rowboat Sandbox

Inspire your little pirate's imagination and add nautical flair to your backyard with a one-of-a-kind sandbox made from a wooden rowboat.

How to Make a Tea Bag

Make morning tea extra special with a handmade tea bag filled with a delicious herbal blend and a special love note
More from:



Island Life

6:30am | 5:30c

Island Life

7am | 6c

Island Life

7:30am | 6:30c

Fixer Upper

8am | 7c

Fixer Upper

9am | 8c

Fixer Upper

10am | 9c

Fixer Upper

11am | 10c

Fixer Upper

12pm | 11c

Flip or Flop Atlanta

1:30pm | 12:30c

Flip or Flop Atlanta

2:30pm | 1:30c

Flip or Flop Atlanta

3:30pm | 2:30c

Flip or Flop

4:30pm | 3:30c

Flip or Flop

5:30pm | 4:30c

Flip or Flop

6:30pm | 5:30c

Flip or Flop

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Flip or Flop

8pm | 7c

Flip or Flop

8:30pm | 7:30c

Flip or Flop Vegas

9:30pm | 8:30c

House Hunters

10pm | 9c

House Hunters

11pm | 10c

Flip or Flop Vegas

12:30am | 11:30c

House Hunters

1am | 12c

Flip or Flop

3:30am | 2:30c
What's Hot
What's Hot

Flip or Flop

Consult Program Guide

NEW: Live TV

Don’t miss your favorite shows. Live stream HGTV now.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.

Luxury Home Giveaways

HGTV Smart Home

A lowcountry style home in Palmetto Bluff in SC

HGTV Urban Oasis

A cozy Craftsman-style home in Knoxville, Tennessee

HGTV Dream Home

A gorgeous remodel in Gig Harbor, Washington