This instructable is here to show you how to make a gallery or studio wall pedestal that hangs flush on the wall.  These are great for displaying 3D art work in a gallery or for shooting slides.  These are very cheap to make and very durable.  

Step 1: Supplies

Here is the list of supplies needed to make the shelf:
1. 1/2" or 3/4" MDF (medium density fibreboard)
2.  Wood Glue
3.  18ga. pneumatic brad nailer
4.  nails for brad nailer or wire brads for manual hammering
5.  table saw
6.  wood screws
7.  wall anchors
8.  drill or drill/driver
9.  #8 countersinking bit
10.  small bubble level
11.  pencil
12.  tape measure
13.  wood filler
14.  paint
15.  sand paper 120 or 180 grit

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