Canning Shelves

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Project by rkober posted 02-05-2013 02:21 AM 4699 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Sorry it’s rotated wrong. This isn’t a real fancy project but quite utilitarian. We built it to be plenty heavy since all those jars weigh a ton (well maybe half a ton). This ended up being one of the few projects that actually worked better then expected. However box store lumber sure isn’t much anymore I was reminded.

-- Ray - Spokane, WA - “Most people don’t recognize opportunity because it’s usually disguised as hard work.” - Unknown

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#1 posted 02-05-2013 02:35 AM

Good Job, I want to do something similar but for bottles with screws nuts washers.I plan to use bottles gerber

-- Sorry I do not speak English very well, nor write, but I learn

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#2 posted 02-05-2013 02:37 AM

That is some great storage. To get a better look at it, I rotated your photo:

-- “And it's only the giving that makes you what you are. ” ― I. Anderson

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#3 posted 02-05-2013 03:09 AM

looks very nice indeed !!! never apologize for your work !!!!!

-- the dumbest question is the one you dont ask !!

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#4 posted 02-05-2013 03:49 AM

Looks nice! That’ll surely last a long time. :) Are the shelves supported solely by dadoes on the ends?

Here in California I’d be worried about earthquake safety, since those shelves must weigh a lot! Nothing a few lag bolts couldn’t handle though.

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#5 posted 02-05-2013 11:01 PM

Nice looking shelves. My mother used to can when I was young. I don’t know of anyone who cans now. Nice to see some fresh veggies “put up” on shelving that is worthy of it.

-- Mark in Va

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#6 posted 02-06-2013 12:55 AM

great shelf and even better stockpile of food.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#7 posted 02-06-2013 04:10 PM

A great and functional project! Looks sturdy enough to hold those heavy goods. Great job!


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