A fantastic corner shelf ought to be capable of carrying anything from lightweight knick-knacks into a portable stereo or small television. Shelves supported by structural wood, rather than metal mounts, and must be constructed of shelving wood, rather than plywood. An opening at the rear of the shelf is useful for routing and routing electric cords and does not interfere with the functionality of the shelf for some other purposes. Floating shelves are particularly elegant and simple to construct.
Draw on a straight line diagonally from corner to corner on the 24-inch square piece of shelving wood, therefore it’s divided into two triangles that are equal.
The line with the circular saw cuts along to produce 2 corner shelves that are triangle-shaped.
Cut the apex of each triangle roughly two inches in from the tip to form a opening for cords.
Sand the shelving and the 1-by-2 sticks so that the corners and edges are slightly rounded and free of slivers. Start with the medium grit sandpaper and complete together with the grit paper for an ideal surface.
The 1-by-2 sticks to match the wall. They’ll blend in and be imperceptible.
Paint the shelving to coordinate with the wall or utilize wood stain to bring out the natural tones of the wood.
Choose the shelf’s height and use the tip of a screw to produce a mark at the corner at the height you want.
Set the conclusion of those sticks of one and lay it horizontally along the wall on one side of the triangle. Put on top of it so the bubble is at the center of the display that is liquid and correct the stick.
Use the screw to make several marks on the wall across the length of the stick and repeat the entire procedure on the wall on the opposite side of the corner.
Measure down from your very first corner mark into the shelf’s location. Generally, 15 inches is a fantastic space to put between your shelves, but if you intend to put taller things on it, then you might choose a greater space.
Use your stick, level and screw to repeat the process of marking the walls.
Locate the wall studs on both sides of the shelving by tapping lightly with the handle of the screwdriver and listening for the change in noise. Use the screw again to mark the positioning of these studs.
Lay a stick you made with all the side facing the side and the wall. The end of the pole must be an inch out from the wall.
Drill three pilot holes, making sure that at least two of these enter the studs you ran.
Use the Phillips to push wood screws to every hole to secure the stick to the wall.
Secure the three sticks at the way.
Set your shelf in addition to its support sticks, together with the cut out corner at the corner of their walls.
Drill three holes to the stick and down through one side of the shelving. Do the same on the opposite side of the shelf and screw the shelf down.
Secure the shelf in the same method.
Touch up the paint if necessary, or stain.