|Project by big_wood||posted 10-04-2010 07:15 PM||4022 views||5 times favorited||5 comments|
Floating walnut shelves (part 2)
Floating walnut cabinets (Part 1)
I told my wife that it’ll take 2 weeks to build this unit. That was last Christmas.
The cabinets were made and installed 8 months ago as described in this past post (part 1). The floating shelves is Part 2 and it was completed just last week.
Shelves are made with 1/8 mdf laminated on a chip board frame. I choose to use this material as it brought the weight down next to nothing. 2 coats of oil base primer, 2 coats of oil base paint and finished off with 6 light coats of sprayed lacquer. The edge was then wrapped with walnut veneered plywood and finished off with 4 coats of diluted poly wiped on to match the finish on the cabinets below.
Simple project and easy to make even for a brute like me. Just very time consuming waiting for the paint to dry.