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I made these shelves from 2 pine 2×10s. I finished them with stain and polyurethane. They can be arranged many different ways on the wall.
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#1 posted 03-02-2008 10:37 PM
these look great. They are the same, just re=oriented, yes?
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#2 posted 03-02-2008 11:19 PM
It never ceases to amaze me what can be created out of essentially construction lumber. Very nice.
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#3 posted 03-03-2008 01:01 AM
Nice work on the shelves. They look great. Do you have a hand in any of the art on the shelves?
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#4 posted 03-03-2008 03:52 AM
Those shelves look nice. I like this style of shelves, I just can’t talk the boss (my wife) into letting me put some up in our house.What type of joinery did you use on the mitered corners? Are they just butted together and glued?
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#5 posted 03-03-2008 03:59 AM
Nice work. I’m actually building a similar project for a client. I think I’ve found good hangers for them, but was wondering what you used.
#6 posted 03-04-2008 12:37 AM
The joinery was 45 degree miters cut on the tablesaw, glued and finish nailed through each side. I didn’t have a biscuit joiner at the time, but I would use biscuits on the miter next time.As for the hangers, I used metal eyehole hangers on the back spaced at 16 or 32 inches so it would hang on studs. You must have very accurate placeement with your wall screws and you are more limited on wall placement if your looking to hit studs.
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#7 posted 03-04-2008 04:16 AM
Simple, functional and elegant all in one. Very nice.
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#8 posted 03-05-2008 02:09 AM
One more question: I can only find the metal keyholes in 1-5/8 which is too big for the stock I’m using (1-1/4” bubinga). Were you able to find some smaller and how strong are they? As of now, I’m planning on using these: http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?page=17507&filter=invisible%20shelf%20hangers , but they’ll require extremely precise drilling and fastening.
Thanks for the help.
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#9 posted 03-05-2008 02:24 AM
looks good. nice work
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#10 posted 03-10-2008 03:38 AM
Proutboy,Those wall anchors should work. The keyhole I got were 1 5/8” tall but I mounted them at the vertical intersections.
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#11 posted 03-17-2008 11:17 AM
Very clever design. Good job.
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