Modular Shelves

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Project by OMGWOOD posted 06-11-2009 07:32 PM 1532 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

a prototype I designed from sketchup and made out of particle board, consists of four stackable shelves cut from a single 4×8x3/4 sheet. measures 10’’ deep, 31” of (inside) shelf width, and 12” (inside) shelf height
i plan on making another out of oak stock next time… and also thinking about adding a backboard as the single stick in the back doesn’t exactly function as well when you need to stack books vertically (for space efficiency)

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#1 posted 06-11-2009 08:19 PM

nice design. i like the narrow spaces in between the modules.

is it finished at all? I’m wondering how a finishing process might work to enhance the look and durability of particle board. there was someone here who made something out of OSB. His sanding and finishing process really brought it to life. I bet PB could really sparkle with the right treatment.

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#2 posted 06-11-2009 08:44 PM

no finish, but i’m playing around with an idea or two.
i’ll post when i put them into action, hehe… the suspense

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#3 posted 06-12-2009 03:56 AM

Good concept I like the fact that you could configure in multiple ways. Will be waiting to see the finish and the oak ones.


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#4 posted 06-12-2009 07:10 AM

good Idea

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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