Basic hand tools
1 sheet of 5/8 plywood
Circular/miter saw either works
Stain of choice
Step 1: Getting Started
Then using your miter or your circular saw cut 2 pieces at 28 inches long.
These will be your sides
Step 2: Rounding the Side Boards
Using a clamp put both of them together so you get the exact Same cut on both sides. Slow down and take your time or it will look like shit.
Use a string and a pencil to get it how you want
Cut on the outside of the line in case you mess up then clean it up after you get it how you want. Remember you will be sanding it at the end. Imperfections can be fixed at the end
Step 3: Making the Shelves
Or make a jig and make the cut wit a circular saw which is what I do
Now you can cut your shelves for length as long as you want. I'm going to cut mine longer so I can have a block in the middle to separate the shelves in half so of your copying this I cut mine at 25 inches. I'm having three shelves so it has more space.
Step 4: Cutting Notches for Shelves
Figure out where you want shelves and how much space you want in between them. Make sure you make the marking on the correct side. If you do it on the wrong side your curves won't line up like mine and I has to cut them off.
Mark them with a pencil then using a cut off from your shelf and a speed square mark a straight line across the board so you know where to cut. Mark both sides of the board
Now your ready for the table saw
Set the depth and the guide where you need it so you can get the lines cut out. So then you have the middle left to just saw out. Cut both boards at each saw setting so you don't have to adjust your saw over and over. You don't even have to mark your other side board. Always cut on the inside of your line so you don't make it too big. It's better to be to small and have to shave more wood off than having to start over or deal with the imperfection. After you cut the top and bottom start sawing the middle out. It's repetitive but cleaner than a chisel. For those of you asking why aren't I using a router? Because this is another way. That's why.
Step 5: Sand It
Step 6: Take a Dip!
Step 7: Assembly
Now your done. Unless you want to add shelf spacers which I'm doing but I won't explain how to do that ill post a picture of the finished product. It's pretty self explanatory. Thanks for reading