Sunday, December 14, 2014

Building a Tall Shelf Continued

It is almost Christmas and the tall white shelf DH has been working on is mostly finished. Base shelf needs to be added but that is a job for a quieter time. First post on the shelves here.

Building anything on the main floor where the kitchen and living room become the workshop is sometimes frustrating, messy and wears a bit on the patience.

Getting the pieces painted (3 coats) and hauled to the mall were sequential jobs.

Because of the weight of the lumber the shelf needed to be put together in the mall.

Adding the first shelf to the sides was the usual 'will it work' worry and adding the first back piece brought a sigh of relief.

I know I missed painting the front edges of the shelf. You will be pleased to know I gave the back edges 3 coats (because I thought they were the front of course).

The shelves are attached. The back is in place. I will paint the front edges early in the day (at the mall before it is open to customers). A job for after Christmas.

First stock on the shelves.

Whew !

And for those who read the first post on building this shelf, it will be moved to replace a shelf in my other space after Christmas (more depth).

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  1. Very nice. I have one of the metal shelving units you screw together in my craft area and it isn't sturdy at all like your project.
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  2. Very well done, I like the shelf. It does hold a lot of stock. Have a happy day!

  3. Your new shelves will hold a lot of stock. Looks sturdy too.

  4. Hi Joy,

    Wow, you are a worker! I do like these deeper white shelves. The colorful items pop. Good job!

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    Thanks for playing today.

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  5. Such a wonderful shelf! Oh my, all the treasures holding court on your lovely shelf. I am happy you shared this. Have a great week.

  6. I have been looking for a shelf unit for inside a closet, you inspired me to make one, thanks

  7. It looks great. Any particular reason for making the sides come to a semi point at the top?

    1. The future placement of the shelf space has a shelf overhead with thick wooden supports, have to work around that, thus the strange top shapes.

  8. the shelf is wonderful of course, however I have never seen a limo toy car

  9. This is fabulous! I love it. Pinned and tweeted. Thanks for being a part of our party! I hope you stop by on Monday at 7 pm. We love to party with you. Merry Christmas! Lou Lou Girls


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