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Project by Joe_Villarreal posted 10-08-2009 06:02 PM 1141 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are a nice floating shelfs I do for customers, it’s a modern look and it can be used for DVD’s, pictures, flowers, anything not to heavy because it’s not a strong shelf as you can see. it’s easy to build, nice look and you can do it on a weekend.





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ChesapeakeBob

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#1 posted 10-08-2009 06:12 PM

These look great! OK, I’ll bite. How do you attach these to the wall.

CB

-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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Joe_Villarreal

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#2 posted 10-08-2009 06:37 PM

It’s Magic !!! LOL

Basicly it’s a 2 part shelf, one gets attached to the wall with screws and the other one is what you see, which is put over the first one. it’s a basic frame construction.

Thanks for your comments.

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Halfbubblepastplumb

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#3 posted 10-09-2009 01:37 AM

Nice clean look. Thank goodness there aren’t wires hanging off the gizmo. I made a set of bookshelves that were similar in appearance, but very strong: 7 inch machine bolts into the studs, with four inches of the bolt going into a hole in the back of the stock. Drilled the hole with a drill press to ensure the straightness/perpendicularity of the the shelf. Actually, I recall shimming the shelves about an eight of an inch, knowing the soft pine would settle onto the threads, and they came out bang-on. Good work, Joe.

Dave

-- Dave E. "People who are competent are worth the oil it will take to fry them in hell." --Mencken

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#4 posted 10-09-2009 04:51 AM

It’s good to know a different technic and I’ll be glad you post some pictures of that bookshelves you mentioned.

Thanks Dave.

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