Introduction: Closet Shelving

I ripped out the cheap wire shelving and replaced it with  nice built in wood shelves and closet rods. Looks much better and gives us much more storage capacity.


s76fitz made it! (author)2012-01-05

when i first worked with wire sheLving
it was so Long ago
that it was onLy avaiLable wholesale .

i was hired by the creative cLoset company in Manhattan NYC ,
just for a few days .

they wouLd purchase about 3 months worth of wire sheLving
from the manufacturer .

this wouLd come in on a 24 foot Long truck .

the reguLar instaLLers and the extra Labourers , such as myseLf ,
would unLoad the Truck and 1st store the raw sheLving .

the next day we would cut the 12 foot long raw-stock
down to prescribed Lengths that they used for rapid instaLLation .

if needed , we worked a 3rd day to finish the cutting .

in NYC the wire sheLving was preferred due to the
ventiLation .

you did an exceLLent job for yourself .

come to my pLace and construct me a dark-room .

? or,
you need a dark-room ?

jdfnola made it! (author)jdfnola2012-01-05

Thanks for the kind words, I will say this closet came close to killing me. It moved from a pretty simple design to something much more "constructed". So I'm taking a pass on your darkroom as I need a break from projects for a while ;-)

I suppose I could rent out the closet for Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest ;-)

s76fitz made it! (author)s76fitz2012-01-05

then you better deck-epoxy the fLoor
in the manner of this rosewood fingerboard :

it is waterproof , very scratch resistant ,
you do not have to poLish it to gLass shine for a fLoor .

and wiLL withstand up to 4 Cajuns @ 1 time .

jdfnola made it! (author)jdfnola2012-01-05

The floors have 4 coats of oil based floor polyurethane as do the shelves (the parts that don't have white paint).

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