You only need 2 Boards and 4 Scaffold Pedestals ( with 2 nuts each).
I do some medalrings on Top of the boards for a better look, but thats not rely neccessary.
So follow the steps and have wile working.
Step 1: Blueprint
of course you can build in other dimensions.
Step 2: Tools
There is no saw or anything cause i bought the boards allredy cuttet in the home depot.
Step 3: Drilling the Boards
It´s nessecesary doing it in the right sequence.
-first drilling with an holsaw (with the exact diameter of the metalrings) only the depth of the thicknes of the Metalrings.
Like in Pic 1and2, Do this four times, follow the dimensions in the blueprint.
-Now also with an holesaw, drill the holes for the Pedestals ( do it somme millimeters bigger)
Like in Pic 3
- Now Take an chisel (sorry, i forgot on the tools list) an stringing the surface for the rings, must not be absolut exact, but defintely not to deep.
When its done it should look like in Pic 4
Step 4: Paiting
thats a lot of work but in the end it looks great.
I apply the varnish with a big Bruhs, it brings a nice structure.
after the drying time i Spray on the Claercot, Wait-Sanding-Cleaning-Spraying-Wait-Sanding-Cleaning-Spraying-Wait...
Step 5: The Stainless Steel Rings
But it`s pretty shiny when polished and i wanted it on that Shelf so
-First Take a sheet of Stainless steel, the thikness of my plate was 1millimeter
-Mark out the 8 rings with an divider
-Clamp it in the vise and start sawing it out
-Grind round till they fit exactly to the Surfaces in the Boards
SOUNDS EASY ?
-Polishing ( ihavend done this myself, agood friend is a professional polisher so he did for me)
Step 6: Fixing the Rings to the Boards
I use an mixture of metalglue and universal glue,
You need to press it for a while, i used some books for it.
Step 7: The Pedestals
I only cleaned them with an steelbrush.
these things are 500milimeters high, like you can see in the blueprint.
-Screw the first nut on, in the hight you like
-screw all the others in the same hig and check the hight, like in Pic 3
Step 8: The Assembly
Then Screw on the second range of nuts and bring them in same hight
Put on the second board on till it lays on the upper nuts
Done, hope you like it