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Project by drmfreek posted 07-28-2010 03:32 PM 3190 views 12 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made the shelf from 1×4 lumber, and drew it on Autocad first. The shelf has the shape of a sphere pressed into the wall, so all the edges match the shell of the sphere. Each edge is curved in two directions.





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majuvla

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#1 posted 07-28-2010 03:40 PM

Very interesting project.Simple and inovating.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 07-28-2010 05:10 PM

That’s cool… what did you use to mount it to the wall?

-- Ryno

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drmfreek

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#3 posted 07-28-2010 05:13 PM

Thanks! I just used small D-ring style flush hooks. It bumps the top of the shelf no more than 1/8” out from the wall compared to the bottom. I placed them at the upper corners, where its high enough that its hardly noticeable.

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#4 posted 07-28-2010 05:23 PM

Well done. attractive and different. Half laps at intersections?

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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drmfreek

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#5 posted 07-28-2010 05:26 PM

Yes, half-laps at the joints. I counter bored through the back and just used drywall screws. Some of the intersections were a little too deep, so I stacked some washers as required at each joint to make the front intersections flush.

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#6 posted 07-28-2010 06:37 PM

Really cool… almost an illusion. I bet you get a lot of comments on that one from guests.

Paul

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#7 posted 07-28-2010 07:01 PM

That is a very cool design

-- "I gotta have more cowbell"--------Bruce Dickinson

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#8 posted 07-28-2010 08:40 PM

Very neat. I like it.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#9 posted 07-29-2010 02:57 AM

Unique and very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 07-29-2010 03:09 AM

Cool man! I like it! Subtle….............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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