Floating shelves w/ Batman bookends

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Project by Halc posted 07-28-2015 07:57 PM 870 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made the shelves and bookends for one of my grandson’s room. I found the Batman logo at

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#1 posted 07-29-2015 01:53 PM

He’s going to love it. Nice paint job.

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#2 posted 07-29-2015 06:20 PM

What did you make the book ends out of? I’ve been holding off making some wondering if wood will be heavy enough, without the tongue that the stamped ones have under the books.

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#3 posted 07-30-2015 12:58 AM

I made them out of poplar. I put four self-adhesive silicone door bumpers on the bottom of each one. The bumpers sort of grip the shelf preventing the bookends from sliding. It works for light weight picture books and beginning readers, but it might not work too well with bigger and heavier books.

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