Double shelf with hidden fastener

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Project by spanky46 posted 03-01-2009 10:58 PM 3556 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After making the oak and maple shelves my wife told me she wanted another shelf for the other side of the window!
I didn’t like the idea of making two shelves just the same so I told her I would come up with something. I wanted to make something similar but different.
I decided to make a double shelf using the same technique as on the single shelf. I pictured one shelf right side up and the other upside down.
This is what I came up with!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#1 posted 03-01-2009 11:01 PM

these are great!

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#2 posted 03-01-2009 11:04 PM

Looks very well made.

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#3 posted 03-01-2009 11:29 PM

UNIQUE..great idea

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#4 posted 03-02-2009 01:03 AM

Nice design for hiding the hardware. Nice work on the shelves too.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#5 posted 03-02-2009 02:37 AM

In my sketch book I have a shelf very similar to yours. I was going to use keyhole hangers, but your method a wonderful alternative. Thanks for posting it.

-- P.O.C.

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#6 posted 03-02-2009 03:10 AM

Looks good, like the alternative hanging idea.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#7 posted 03-02-2009 05:06 AM

Thank you all

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#8 posted 03-02-2009 04:44 PM

Hi Spanky;

You did a nice job with this.

Clever hanging system.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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