here is step by step instructions on how I made my self
Step 1: Find It
find a old shelf you want to make look unique
Step 2: Off With the Only in the The New
take the old wall mounting hardware off and save it. we will reporpuse it and use it again
Step 3: Sand the Old Off !
I sanded all the old paint off to get a smooth bare wood
Step 4: A Unique Look !
I desided that I liked the wood but I wanted it darker so I took a blow torch and lightly burned the wood do this in a well ventilated area
Step 5: Make It Look Nice Not Old
after the wood was bury I lightly sanded to lift the grain and get Rid of any really burned wood
Step 6: Make It Look New !
then I polyurethaned it so it would have a glossy look
Step 7: Set Yourself Apart From Everyone Else
I added chain to the wall bracket to add a extra unique factor to it I used hot glue and clamps to secure the Chain to the while the glue dried
Step 8: Put It Back Together
I put the wall bracket back on the self
Step 9: Hang It Up
I hung up the self and made sure everything looked good
Step 10: Now !
now you have a nice new self that looks amazing with little cost to you