Knickknacks shelf

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Project by stevematis posted 05-29-2009 08:31 PM 2109 views 14 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made out of pine craft wood.


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#1 posted 05-29-2009 08:45 PM

Very cool! I appears that you used an overlapping slots for the joints – that right? I wonder if that could be done with pocket screws?

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#2 posted 05-29-2009 10:13 PM

Very nice! Looks like a balancing act.
Thanks for posting.

-- Rick

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#3 posted 05-30-2009 12:04 AM

Nice job. How did you do the joints?

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#4 posted 05-30-2009 12:07 AM

Hey Steve
Fun Shelves ,It looks like shelves they had in the 1960s if any one else remembers

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#5 posted 05-30-2009 12:48 AM

I REALLY like the design….but same as Loucarb, how did you do the joints?

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#6 posted 05-30-2009 02:25 AM

It appears to be a halved joint project.

Very nice design …yes Jim , I can relate to the era : )

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#7 posted 05-30-2009 02:48 AM

Nice shelves. I like the 60’s design as well. ( and I’m not THAT old…...yet)

Looks good free standing but would also look good on a wall.

Great job.

Keep it up.


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#8 posted 05-30-2009 05:17 AM

I like this one ! looks even better with the collection on display

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#9 posted 05-30-2009 05:33 AM

Thanks for the nice comments. The base frame is 14×14 and the two upper frames are 12×12. The joints are simple dowel (5/16 oak) joints, edge to edge. I made the intersection slots half way, and pushed the frames together.


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#10 posted 05-25-2010 06:16 AM

Outstanding design. Very visually interesting

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#11 posted 06-15-2010 04:45 AM

I like this, kind of a neat style.

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