Corner Shelf Unit for Grand Daughter

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Project by David Grimes posted 852 days ago 1295 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last year about this time, grand daughter Loghan got a small flatscreen and an articulating arm for mounting near a corner. This year she needs a shelf in the corner for the small DVD player and a shelf below for a few books (or whatever).

All birch plywood, some 3/4” pine screen bead to hide the evidence of plywood, then Zinsser Laquer primer, puttied with Timbermate white, then finally about four rattle can coats with Rustoleum Hammer texture white.

I think she’ll like it. Someday maybe she’ll tell me she likes it. Right now she’s 20 months.

This is the fishy face, by the way…

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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Don W

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#1 posted 852 days ago

I like the shelf…love the fishy face!

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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#2 posted 852 days ago

Nice shelf, David, but ‘fess up. You know you only posted it as an excuse to show off that little cutie. :-)

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

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jim C

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#3 posted 852 days ago

Looks great.
That hammer paint is the cat’s A** isn’t it?

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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#4 posted 852 days ago

Beautiful child and the shelf is okay too!! Merry Christmas

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David Grimes

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#5 posted 851 days ago

Thanks for the comments.

I did feel the need to identify the fishy face so that A) it was not mistaken that she already knows to pout her lips for internet pics a la Facebook and B) she does not require corrective palette surgery. ;=)

I admit to being extremely partial to my three grand kids. What miracles they are !

Merry Christmas to all ! Have safe and happy holidays.

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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