Step 1: The Purpose
Step 2: Materials and Tools
The picture frame
You will need a deep picture frame. One designed for a canvas painting would be best.
3/4" wood stock for shelves
My stock was less than 3/4 and came from an old wood doorway partition.
Table saw or miter saw
You could use a hand saw if so inclined
Paint/ stain brush
Step 3: Measure and Cut
Cut down your stock to fit flush inside the gap.
Measure the length of the bottom gap and cut your stock to length.
Decide how much space you want for each shelf.
Take that length and cut spacers out for the two side gaps of the frame.
When you have your spacers cut, cut your shelves out.
Step 4: Dry Fit and Finish
Now sand a finish you shelves and spacers with your desired stain.
My frame was a garage sale find, so it needed some sanding and staining too.
I save the clear coat until the end.
Step 5: Pin It
Start by pinning the bottom shelf.
Then pin in the first spacer.
Then add your next shelf and repeat.
Step 6: Clear Coat and Optional Backer
Avoid over spray and pooling of the finish.
After it is dry you can just hang it or put a back on it so you don't see the wall behind.
I cut mine out of an old TV cabinet backer. It had fake wood grain on it.
Step 7: Hang It and Enjoy
This is the first instructable I have done in a few years and I hope to get back into it.
This post was created after the project was assembled, I will attempt to be proactive in the future.
Any questions, don't hesitate to message or comment.
Thanks for visiting.