This was a custom ordered shelf for two roommates who love Batman, and a personal favorite to work on.

In fact, I liked the final result so much that I made myself a plaque in the shape of the shelf to hang on my wall, as a tribute.  


large piece of 3/4" plywood 
dry wall screws
wood glue
paint (black)

Step 1: Draft it out

This project needs to at least a little thought through in order to come out with a good result.  I drew up a quick sketch and approximate dimensions that would be realistic.  As a template, I used the most recent Batman movie bat signal design (from Dark Knight), because of the flat wings.  

I found a picture of the symbol online, photoshopped it, blew it up to scale, and printed it out on multiple pieces of paper, and taped them together, and then taped that to the plywood.

(I attached the template that I used)
<p>These that I make in my shop are 56&quot; in width, so just a little longer than what you have posted and 5&quot; deep...awesome project.</p>
<p>The title is wrong, it should read: Na na-na Na na-naaa....... BAT SHELF!!!!</p>
It&acute;s very good!!! <br>
I am definitely going to make this!!
I am definitely going to make this!!
nice!!! only your template doens't work...
I tried fixing it, but Instructables isn't letting it update or become available. Oh well, here's the image you can just copy into Word and resize yourself: http://i.imgur.com/m7jEW.png
Super excited to make this! Thanks for all the instructions!
Suh-weet. I've been wanting to make drawer-pulls for my handle-less filing cabinet and charging station for like, a year, but I'll definitely have to add this to the set! AWESOME.
Excellent idea and definitely looks pretty freaking sweet!
does it hold nachos? google &quot;batman, nachos&quot; if you didn't get it

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Bio: I started a wood shop in my basement during the Summer of 2009, and have been teaching myself techniques and skills through the project's ... More »
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