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If putting holes in the wall was a game this shelf wouldn't net you any points. The image below is a very rough SketchUp concept drawing of a shelf I ...
x15 - type 61-6 1" Kee Klamp Flanges | Simplified Buildingx3 - 10ft 1" galvanized pipe | Home Depotx3 - 1x12x8 | shelves | Home Depotx2 - 1x6x8 | hea...
First step is to remove the lip from the 9 flanges that will be used to support the shelves so the pipe slides all the way through. I used a metal hol...
Using a table saw and metal cutting blade I cut the pipe to length. The length of the pipe depends on how high your ceiling is and how long your threa...
After cutting the pipe I tried out the clamp assembly - the one shown works but I later decided that the smaller pipe (ceiling half) wasn't needed.
After cutting the boards to length I used an adjustable hole saw and drilled out the holes in the shelves for the pipe to pass through. I eyeballed th...
After all the holes were drilled in the shelves there was nothing left to but test it out.
I found the easiest way to assemble the shelf was to insert the pipe into the footer and slide on the flanges and shelves separately adding the header...
Emily, my niece helping to sand the shelves before the application of polyurethane.
After the polyurethane it was put back together but with much more attention to being level than in the test assembly.The assembly followed what was d...
Galvanized pipe is dirty because of the oil that is on it, youâ€™ll want to clean it off after cutting it to length, dish soap and water worked well.T...
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Posted:Feb 23, 2008
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