What would make it perfect is a trap door or sliding bottom for easy emptying- An awesome DIY bottle opener, perfect for outdoor parties. It even collects the bottle caps. Ideal Father's Day gift or project to make with Dad.
How to Build a Fold-Down Murphy Bar think this could also be used as a potting plants fold-down. could build it a bit deeper and maybe a little larger to accomodate the stored items, but the idea is what is so neat. love the idea.