Hi Remodelaholic readers! That is Ananda from A Piece of Rainbow, the place I weblog about ingenious house and lawn DIY tasks. As of late we’re going to construct one thing tremendous lovely, helpful, and amateur pleasant!
In a position? Right here’s our simple DIY wall striking picket shelf, which may also be made in only one hour.
How you can Make an Simple Wall ShelfIt’s nice for organizing any house in your house. In truth, I’m going to turn you two tactics to make use of it!
Let get construction!
Fabrics and gear:
- picket: (1) 2×6 , (1) 1×eight, each at 24″ lengthy. You’ll additionally alter the duration to suit your house.
- knobs or hangers: I used 1.25″ diameter picket knobs right here.
- (2) keyhole hangers, 1.five″ pocket hollow screws
- pocket hollow jig, drill
- not obligatory: paint or stain together with your number of colours
If you want to chop the picket to duration, sand all lower edges first.
Drill 2 pocket holes into the two×6, house them at about 18″ aside.
Mark the places of the three knobs. Ours are similarly spaced at nine″ aside. Drill three hollow for the knob screws to move thru.
If the screws are too brief, counter-sink the holes so the screws can succeed in thru from the again, and previous the entrance floor by way of about 1/2″ a minimum of.
If you wish to paint any picket items or knobs, at the moment is a superb time to do it.
The 1×eight we now have was once from an outdated piece of shelving which was once already painted white.
I made up our minds to color the knobs a mint colour which seems to be actually lovely in opposition to herbal picket. It’s the similar colour I used on this DIY wood planter boxes tutorial underneath:
Connect two keyhole hangers to the two×6 piece the usage of 1/2″ screws, house them at 16″ to 18″ aside, focused at the 2×6.
That is the again aspect of the shelf.
Connect the two×6 to the 1×eight the usage of 1.five″ pocket hollow screws.
Our shelf is sort of whole! Simply upload the 3 knobs as proven underneath.
Truly simple isn’t it? To put in the shelf at the wall, use dry wall screws or common picket screws if screwing into studs. House the screws the similar distance because the hangers, take a look at that they’re stage.
Line the whole thing up and put the hangers over the screws. Now we will use our new shelf!
It might be nice as a shelf by way of the access or in a mudroom.
Right here’s any other use for our shelf: as a bathtub room shelf!
Right here’s any other concept for the picket knobs: flip them into Anthropologie taste fashion designer knobs in five mins! Tutorial here. Or create a whitewashed picket end ( tutorial here) in your picket shelf.
Some other useful tip in your wall striking shelf:
If it does now not take a seat flush at the wall because of the thickness of the keyhole hangers, upload a sticky felt pad ( the ones you utilize to give protection to wooden flooring from furnishings legs scratch) like in picture underneath!
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