LumberJocks

wall shelf

  • Advertise with us
Project by khamm posted 361 days ago 1006 views 14 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am on a mission to build stuff using what materials I have in the basement. This one is out of American Woodworker. The field is cork flooring left over from a bathroom remodel. The rest is popular and pine.

I tried using milk paint, but that was a disaster. It may have been too hot to apply; perhaps the milk paint didn’t like the various types of wood, or perhaps I was just inept. In any case I ended up sanding it down and using latex.

-- Keith H. I don't need more gadgets; I need more skills





7 comments so far

View ChrisK's profile

ChrisK

1041 posts in 1680 days


#1 posted 361 days ago

Nice looking unit. Why only three knobs?

-- Chris K

View khamm's profile

khamm

40 posts in 1618 days


#2 posted 361 days ago

because of the 1000 fasteners I have, I ran out of the only kind that would secure the knob. I will get another one layer this week.

-- Keith H. I don't need more gadgets; I need more skills

View ChrisK's profile

ChrisK

1041 posts in 1680 days


#3 posted 361 days ago

I thought some ting like that was the cause. It drives me nuts knowing I have 10,00 pieces of hardware to find that when I need four of the same thing I can only find 3, and I have to buy 25 to get the one.

Again nice shelf unit.

-- Chris K

View NiteWalker's profile

NiteWalker

2707 posts in 1176 days


#4 posted 361 days ago

Nice job. :-)
I’m building something similar, but a mirror instead of a back panel and instead of drawers, I’ll be using dowels to hang towels. Mine’s for the bathroom.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

View aussiedave's profile

aussiedave

3014 posts in 423 days


#5 posted 361 days ago

Well done, it looks very nice and a good way to use up scrap material.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

View khamm's profile

khamm

40 posts in 1618 days


#6 posted 360 days ago

It is one of Murphy’s laws for woodworkers: You will always have one faster too few.

-- Keith H. I don't need more gadgets; I need more skills

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11216 posts in 774 days


#7 posted 358 days ago

Good looking and functional wall shelf. Great use of the leftovers and like the color. Well done!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase