Simple Shelves

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Project by USCJeff posted 05-12-2007 04:28 PM 1951 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is one of those projects where I probably should have just bought a finished one! I could buy identical shelves for $2.99 at Walmart, but what’s the fun in that. I got to practive using a keyhole bit in my Dremel Tool. It didn’t go so well, but at least that part is hidden against the wall. I later found a jig plan for keyholes. Maybe next time.

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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#1 posted 05-12-2007 04:35 PM

Your daugter will love them. Much better than Walmart shelves.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 05-13-2007 02:59 AM

this looks lovely. Walmart-shmalmart…. You can’t buy love!

I recently purchased a keyhole bit for my dremel but have yet to use it… perhaps I’ll just wait on that.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 05-13-2007 03:24 AM

Nice shelves. Made with love. Forget the cost.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 05-13-2007 06:59 AM

I’m glad you decided not to go to Walmart! It turned out great.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#5 posted 08-12-2007 07:38 AM

Great job! I would, and most folks I know, would rather have something made with love rather than filling the coffers of Sam Walton’s heirs.

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#6 posted 01-11-2010 08:09 AM

And think it will last forever, very nice shelf.

-- Jen loves wood!

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