Beginners Shelf

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Project by Boon posted 01-12-2008 01:14 AM 1361 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

On a whim today I went to Lowes to check my schedule next week and decided to grab a 6ft piece of pine to make a shelf. It is 4 feet long and I made 2 brackets out of the left over 2ft and cut them out on a bandsaw and mitersaw. And just for funsies I put a v-groove on it with my router. It’s all glued except for the screws in the wall. It’s nothing special but I thought it was time I chime in on here with something I made :)


-- - more crap coming soon!

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#1 posted 01-12-2008 01:16 AM

Looks like it should do the job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 01-12-2008 01:22 AM

Got to start somewhere. Keep chargin!

-- Max the "night janitor" at

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#3 posted 01-12-2008 01:30 AM

Now you’re building things … not long before you’re really hooked.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#4 posted 01-12-2008 01:34 AM

You work at Lowes? I’d never get my paycheck to the bank.

Looks like a perfectly good shelf to me!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 01-12-2008 02:07 AM

yeah, i actually work in Tools, so a big chunk of my check goes right back into my dept. haha

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#6 posted 01-12-2008 02:11 AM

Once you start you get hooked.

Good job.

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#7 posted 01-12-2008 02:52 AM

Nice job. You can do anything you put your mind to.

-- Billp

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#8 posted 01-12-2008 03:29 AM


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#9 posted 01-12-2008 06:21 AM

Boon, Great start. Only a matter of time before you’ll have a set of them.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#10 posted 01-12-2008 06:48 AM

i see natural ability

yer in

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#11 posted 01-12-2008 06:58 AM

Great start. Before long you’ll be teaching classes at work.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#12 posted 01-12-2008 12:25 PM

Never ending tool purchases to follow!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#13 posted 01-12-2008 12:28 PM

This is how it begins. Great start.

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#14 posted 01-12-2008 06:08 PM

Shelf brackets are where I started out many years ago. Be careful, this can be addicting. Nice job.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#15 posted 01-14-2008 02:57 PM

well done!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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