Daughter's Shelves

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Project by airfieldman posted 01-28-2008 05:29 AM 1285 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a quick project that simply satisfied a need. It was simply a matter of ripping a 4×2, notching them, adding some paint, and then screwing the shelves on. But, she likes it. That’s what counts, eh?

-- Measure with a micrometer, mark with a crayon, cut it with a chainsaw.

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#1 posted 01-28-2008 05:30 AM

Pretty good. Is it free standing?

-- 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 01-28-2008 05:39 AM

Free standing? Yup. Everythings at 15°. I was going to put the complementary angle on the top, to give more surface against the wall, but then didn’t. Just a couple of felt pads.

-- Measure with a micrometer, mark with a crayon, cut it with a chainsaw.

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#3 posted 01-28-2008 06:43 AM

They sell similar at Pottery Barn for mucho bucks. Nice work.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#4 posted 01-28-2008 11:38 AM

Looks very functional. The angle seems to be just right.

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#5 posted 01-28-2008 03:32 PM

Very nice! (Although at first glance I thought this looked like something I might have built back in my drinking days.)

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

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#6 posted 01-28-2008 04:24 PM

it’s awesome!
I’ll bet she is really PROUD of it!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#7 posted 01-28-2008 07:38 PM

great Idea, and done without breaking the bank, cool

-- Hope Never fails

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