Paint shelves for hobby desk

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Project by kocgolf posted 05-12-2017 12:07 PM 2554 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an add-on to project, the hobby desk.

My friend needed a lot of storage for his painting desk, so I told him I would make some little shelves. Not brain surgery, but of course I had to try and add a little something to it. Made a small profile on each shelf and shelf and made most of them adjustable as well. That added a lot more work than I anticipated! I much prefer working smaller parts like this with the machinery I have, but man, doing something with this many parts was tedious. But, he couldn’t be happier, so I am glad to have done it. The hardest part was planning the size and how to attach it without having access to the desk itself. I had my plans for it, but of course the plans did not perfectly match the finished desk. It took a little on-site adjusting, but it turned out very well!

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#1 posted 05-12-2017 12:59 PM

Looks great, very neat as well.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 05-12-2017 03:35 PM

Yes that is a lot of work but it turned out well .
I like the design and the corner post detail perfect .
Watching baseball while working did add some time . LOL


-- Kiefer

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#3 posted 05-12-2017 04:07 PM

Ha! Yeah…it did take longer with the Twins game on, but it helped pass the time!.

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#4 posted 07-03-2017 02:39 AM

Great work Sir. I’m sure you will get a lot of use out of that.

-- Mitch, Prince George VA

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#5 posted 07-03-2017 02:57 AM

Very nice. That looks like a model builder’s bench, though I’ve never seen a modeler’s space that was that tidy.

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#6 posted 07-03-2017 03:04 AM

Very nice work for a ‘functional’ item.


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