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Fill the Center of the Earth Joy!
Using an old vintage globe, learn how to store your favorite alcoholic beverage inside the center of the earth.

Posted by BarryBelcher from Atlanta, Georgia, United States • Published See BarryBelcher's 41 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Watch the online tutorial.

  • How to make a bar cart. Global Mini Bar  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Dust of that vintage world globe.

  • How to make a bar cart. Global Mini Bar  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Carefully with a box cutter, cut through the equator of the globe.

  • How to make a bar cart. Global Mini Bar  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Find a pedestal to use for a base for globe. (I used the base of a plastic flower pot.

  • How to make a bar cart. Global Mini Bar  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Use metallic gold spray paint and paint the inside of both globe halves and pedestal base.

  • How to make a bar cart. Global Mini Bar  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Trace out the round shape of globe to a piece of thin particle board. (I found an old stereo cabinet backing)

  • How to make a bar cart. Global Mini Bar  - Step 7
    Step 7

    Trace out 3 kidney bean shapes around the circle wide enough to slip the base of a wine glass inside. Then cut out using a jig saw.

  • How to make a bar cart. Global Mini Bar  - Step 8
    Step 8

    Screw bottom globe half to the plastic pedestal base.

  • How to make a bar cart. Global Mini Bar  - Step 9
    Step 9

    Cut a small circle of particle wood and place inside the bottom of globe half and hot glue wine glass rack to the top of globe half.

  • How to make a bar cart. Global Mini Bar  - Step 10
    Step 10

    Use the globe compass and hot glue on the glass rack base.

  • How to make a bar cart. Global Mini Bar  - Step 11
    Step 11

    Screw in a small henge to the back side of globe and attach top globe half as a lid.

  • How to make a bar cart. Global Mini Bar  - Step 12
    Step 12

    Screw in a vintage glass cabinet knob to the top of globe half so the globe can a way to open.

  • How to make a bar cart. Global Mini Bar  - Step 13
    Step 13

    Lastly, fill the center of the Earth with your favorite alcoholic beverage and rest wine glasses around the rack.

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KMOM14
KMOM14 · Fort Wayne, Indiana, US · 373 projects
What a cool idea...makes me wish I had kept my childhood globe.
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