Instructables: exploring - workshop - bookshelves - shelf Wed, 27 May 2015 19:39:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple Cheap Modern Comic Book Display Shelf
Simple Cheap Modern Comic Book Display Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> dustin_little I have always wanted to display my comics for decorative purposes the problem was it is hard to get those little buggers to stand up! Solution! Two, seven foot long modern clean DIY comic books shelves for less that ten bucks a pop! Tools Table Saw for cutting a groove Jig Saw for cutting shapesS...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 07:16:21 PDT
Shelf Actions Figures Of Donkey Kong And Mario Bros
Shelf Actions Figures Of Donkey Kong And Mario Bros - More DIY How To Projects]]> Oficina DIY My name is Emerson Pedroso, I am creator of the YouTube channel DIY Workshop. In Workshop DIY today, we do this incredible shelf based on the phase of the first game Donkey Kong which appears for the first Time Super Mario Bros, the shelf is a little laborious, but the end result is worth every eff...
By: Oficina DIY

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Sat, 16 May 2015 04:59:24 PDT
Transparent Shelf
Transparent Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY11 The shelf is made from two acrylic sheets (1/2 inch thick).Each sheet is folded, forming a U.We are going to hang the shelf from the ceiling. Drilling The drilling must be done ate the 4 corners of the sheet.The sheet is 40 x 30 inchesthe distance should be of 2x2 inches.Drilling hole : 1/2 inch....
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 11:46:04 PST
Wall-mounted horizontal ladder shelf
Wall-mounted horizontal ladder shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> chrismo It's been a while, but I'm back with another instructable! This time with a practical wall mounted ladder!I came about this idea after seeing a photo on my Facebook news feed with a small ladder mounted on a wall. I thought to myself, what a cool idea that is...but it needs to be bigger! and now tha...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:58:54 PST
Simple Iron & Wood Shelves
Simple Iron & Wood Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobwilliams This was a project my wife came across somewhere a while back and cannot find it now. Changed it slightly from the original and didn't see it on here so thought I'd share.Very easy to make and simple materials. Basically some plumping caps, flanges & nipples, and a 2x6x8.With this, we were able to...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:56:20 PST
DIY decor: Steampunk bathroom shelf
DIY decor: Steampunk bathroom shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> MyFixitUpLife Hey guys—let’s talk DIY decor.DIY Decor: Steampunk ShelfWait, what?! Yeah. DIY decor. For guys. That you will like. Theresa and I are experimenting with looks to help make our bathroom remodeling project include design touches we both enjoy. Decor-wise, unless it’s a man-cave, 10-to-1 a master bath ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 10:55:39 PST
Knick Knack Shelf
Knick Knack Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Robert_winkler This is a Knick Knack shelf that you can put almost anything that you want on it. Its original purpose is to hang on the wall and put video game cases, and accessories on. Materials needed:2, 6" x 36" x 3/4" pieces of poplar (a type of wood) 1, 2" x 36" x 3/4" piece of poplar Carpenters glue (wood g...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:16:58 PST
Useful bookholder
Useful bookholder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Eiqua2808 You don't want that all your books are always lying on the table??? Then you need my bookholder. It's easy and fast to make. I can promise you, you will need it. Size First you have to know how big your bookholder must be. Here is the size which I used.1 plate 34,5 cm , 20 cm ,2 cm1 plate 5 cm , ...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:58:45 PST
DIY paint shelves
DIY paint shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> NicoShanks Hello Lovely people, (I appologize, the head crab is on its way, but I made this today really quick and easy likes so I thought I'd post it)this is a very inexpensive and relatively quick project. I play war hammer 40K and I paint models etc, I was getting annoyed at my paints just kicking about and...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:33:53 PDT
Easy Hexagon Shelf
Easy Hexagon Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sk8ty This Instructable was inspired by the user Andrew Cleveland's beehive shelf. Here is the link: is a quick and easy project, great for beginners. Remember to always wear safety glasses when using power tools.Be careful, be safe and have fun. Mater...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:15:38 PDT
skateboard shelf
skateboard shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Oliorn Awesome idea that will make your room with a cool look, and with space to store stuff Drill drill the ceilingTighten the rods Cleaning Clean old skateboards Put nuts on the rods and add skateboards you will need about 32 nuts Nice and pretty fill your shelf with stuff you wantthis will...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 03:50:14 PDT
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> alesandrome This certainly isn't the first Industrial Pipe Shelf Instructables, but it's a good primer for someone working in a smaller urban space sans workshop. Read on for a how-to on Manhattan making.. Spray paint the pipes Before anything, you need to head to Home Depot (23rd Street worked well for me h...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:46:57 PDT
Simple Birch Limb Wall Shelf phemy I recently redid my bedroom in a nature theme and wanted to incorporate birch somehow.  I went and cut down some small birch trees on a friends property and used the limbs to make this shelf.  I bought cheap pine board at Home Depot and had them cut the boards to length for me because I only have a ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:39:29 PDT
Build a Hanging Shelf System
Build a Hanging Shelf System - More DIY How To Projects]]> Greg Pless This modular, attractive and easily configurable shelf system can be built nearly entirely using readily available parts and materials from any big box hardware store. The locking collars can be found online. Follow these, simplified steps and you can build something similar, of your own design, i...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:06:08 PDT
Framed picture that turns into a shelf
Framed picture that turns into a shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ryan271828 It's a picture when you want it, a shelf when you need it. I've got a projector that's pretty bad-ass, but it's a drag to have the projector and accompanying computer hogging space in the living room when there are people over. Moreover, it's a pain to set up a table or stand or something when ...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:24:53 PST
Floating shelf with lights, powesockets and glass holders
Floating shelf with lights, powesockets and glass holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> naopak_lik This is floating shelf with reading lights, power sockets and glass holders. Upper shelf Shelf console Lower shelf
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 02:23:09 PST
Coat rack with shelf
Coat rack with shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> jbedgood This is my first project on here. I seen a picture of a of a coat rack with a shelf above it and decided I wanted to make one. I made this out of mixed soft wood lumber 1) 1x8x8' 1) 1x6x8' 1) 1x4x8' Tools I used Chop saw Scroll saw Orbital sander 18ga nail gun square clamps sandpaper wood glue scr...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:18:21 PST
workshop secret door
workshop secret door - More DIY How To Projects]]> blogsdo     Regular doors are boring. This is a pocket door based off of barn door hardware. Due to the capacity of the hardware, its possible to build shelves into the design. There are some awesome hidden doors that when trimmed out are impossible to detect.... this isn't one of them. It's in a workshop i...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 19:17:49 PST
Invisible wall-mounted bookshelf
Invisible wall-mounted bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> beatnikchick This method for creating invisible, wall-mounted bookshelves DOES NOT require damaging a book as part of the construction process. You can use any variation on the materials I have listed. The key is to use what you have around the house, if at all possible, and keep it cheap. Remember, it doesn't m...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 15:50:50 PST
A shelf unit made from leftover pieces of wood
A shelf unit made from leftover pieces of wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> Elliot Lord I had lots of unused shelves and cut-off pieces from others and I decided to make a contained shelf unit with them. I wanted it to design itself, meaning the pieces would stay the same length as far as possible so that it would have to fit together in whatever way it could. First I had to measure th...
By: Elliot Lord

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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 09:49:13 PDT
Beehive Shelf sarahfetterman How to make a shelf hidden as a Beehive in the corner. Materials: 1. Salvaged wood. If you are buying than I suggest pine as it's cheap, pliable, and smells delicious when you cut it. A 1 x 4 is about 7 dollars from OSH or Home Depot. 2. Wood Glue (If you have a nail gun that works too). How to Ma...
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 17:17:23 PDT
Cheap Storage Shelves
Cheap Storage Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> drcj Our kitchen was getting too cluttered with not enough counter-space, so I decided to make some cheap heavy duty storage shelves. Total cost was around $55 not including tools. Each of the 4 shelves are 21"x 45" and the assembled structure stands 78" tall. Materials & Tools                  ...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:30:26 PDT
Make a "Book" Shelf
Make a "Book" Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> ctx1985 I was just sitting around twiddling my thumbs and an idea popped into my head. I wonder if I can make a shelf out of an old book? The answer is yes! It's extremely easy, requires minimum tools and very little time. The end result is a pretty cool little shelf! Tools: -Screwdriver -Awl (or somethin...
By: ctx1985

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Sat, 25 May 2013 08:27:54 PDT
Double Wall Curved Bookshelf
Double Wall Curved Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> danny.carmen The main instructions are in BOLD - for those of you who just like to get a direction and go for it.  For those of you who like a little bit more detail, look to the fine print. Alright, so in this instructable we are going to learn the skills needed to create the bookshelf pictured above.  It is m...
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 16:30:07 PDT
Workshop custom wall shelves
Workshop custom wall shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> B00mrang When getting some serious work done in your workshop, one thing that can be annoying is when you don't have all your tools around your work area.  Many makers like having a pegboard but for myself the facing wall is about 12 inches away from the edge of my workbench. Also, I have a lot of larger to...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 23:07:37 PST
Super Simple Plywood Shelf
Super Simple Plywood Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> macfreshy This is a quick basic direction for how to make a very rudimentary, and quick, Plywood shelf. I made this at Techshop SF using the table saw, dado stack, band saw and belt sander. In all reality if you have the table saw with a dado blade, you will be fine. I used 3/4 inch prefinished ply that I fo...
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Fri, 8 Feb 2013 19:42:54 PST
Step Ladder Bookshelf stncilr Built a bookshelf with an old step ladder i found in the thrash. Varnished with water based varathane and added a lauan backing to prevent books from falling through. Cost was pretty much free cause i had wood scraps and varnish laying around 
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 21:13:40 PST
Skateboard Shelf
Skateboard Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> GoonyLex Hi all In this instructable I will show you how to make a simple yet eye catching skateboard book shelf. I made my skateboard shelf because I did not see one in any stores and so decided to make one myself. I did notice that someone allready posted how to make a skateboard bookshelf and though I wo...
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Thu, 15 Nov 2012 14:51:37 PST
How to make a bookshelf mountain!
How to make a bookshelf mountain! - More DIY How To Projects]]> chiok My girlfriend has a lot of books.  A lot of hardback books.  A mountain of books.  Our apartment has exactly zero shelves.  But there is sixteen feet of clear wall space that a bookcase can go up against and none of the shop bought laminate versions appealed.  So these are my plans to make an appro...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 03:58:08 PST
Corner Shelves
Corner Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> noahw These shelves are custom designed to be mounted in the corner of a room and hang on two adjacent walls.  The shelves are medium duty, as they are supported by minimal amounts of blind hardware in order to give the appearance of being truly floating cantilevered shelves. The shelves are made of mapl...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 13:34:20 PST
hanging shelf
hanging shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> pepecleto HI, this is my very first instructable. :D So i hope you guys like it and please, do not make the same mistake iĺl make.  :( iĺl show you whant im talking about in a minute, hehe.  Ok, letś start with the list of things you may need to make this hanging shelf. Wich must be step number 1.  ...
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Sun, 21 Oct 2012 10:56:43 PDT
Medieval Book Turntable
Medieval Book Turntable - More DIY How To Projects]]> Isshinryu      This Instructable will show how to build a 15th century book turntable. They were used in study and translation, such as comparing multiple translations of the bible at once. This one has the added features of having a book light and including storage space (a shelf beneath and a compartment in...
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 14:03:13 PDT
Bookshelf ladder style Abacus12   I wanted to custom build a bookshelf to make use of a useless space in our living room. I also wanted something that I could easily take apart and move  Iater on if I wanted to relocate it, and it could be easily moved by one person. So  I came up with a ladder style book shelf. The shelves can be...
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Sun, 24 Jun 2012 13:55:28 PDT
Modern Bookshelf
Modern Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> A.J.B. I was looking for a funky but sleek modern bookshelf to hold all of my girlfriend's trinkets and curios, and found some that I liked, but unfortunately, they were all WAY overpriced, and most were made of MDF and/or other junk. I refuse to pay hundreds of dollars for particleboard furniture, no matt...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 19:43:22 PDT
hot and cool customized shelves nessa30 customized shelves made of wood, designed in computer, and brought to real life. draw shelves design on paper, scan into computer, edit image to create a template, print out template, use template on real material such as wood, use scroll saw to cut out design from template, measure well, unite piec...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 23:30:33 PDT
Glass and Oak Bookshelf
Glass and Oak Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChromationSystems Two octagon posts support 3 levels of glass shelves, custom oak shelf brackets, routered oak base and custom feet/supports. The two octagon posts were scavenged, I believe they were for a bed. The top and bottom is oak the but the sides is thick MDF with an oak veneer. The shelf brackets and the f...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 19:07:34 PDT
Antique Style Wall Shelf with Coat Hooks The Antique Craftsman Build this Antique Style Wall Shelf with built in Coat Hooks using Shaker Pegs. This is the perfect piece for your front entrance to place keys, wallets and knickknacks on, and to hang your sweaters and coats. Watch the video for an easy guide for you to build one yourself.
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Mon, 28 May 2012 15:05:30 PDT
Rocket Bookshelf
Rocket Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> JesseHarringtonAu An easy way to make a cool Rocket bookshelf using 123D Make and TechShop!. This tutorial only covers the creation of the file, not the actual how to cut out the Rocket. If you have access to a shopbot it couldnt be an easier task. Click here to find a ShopBot near you. 123d Make 123d Make is a fr...
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Thu, 10 May 2012 18:34:29 PDT
Storage Mania
Storage Mania - More DIY How To Projects]]> Stacking vertically is functional and works well, but the ability to stack diagonally adds a whole new dimensions of use. In addition, paper screens (readily available at Home Depot) are not only aesthetically pleasing but allow endless possibilities for creativity.  Anything you can do on paper yo...

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Thu, 10 May 2012 18:23:41 PDT
Floating shelves
Floating shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr.Bahur Very easy dynamic design, very fast setup and assembly, cheap (~10$), strong shelves. I've built them not too long ago and I'd like to share. I'm presenting the steps with the 'after' photos since I didn't document it at the time.  Materials: 1.  4 Electric clamps (those small black ones, act...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 01:55:57 PDT
Hanging / Moving Book Shelves
Hanging / Moving Book Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> kickice82003 A dynamic moving / adjustable set of shelves that can be repositioned at will and respond to differences in weight, or the amount of books held on each shelf.  While this project is specific to my house, it can easily be adapted to meet the specific conditions of your house or apartment, provided y...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 19:55:16 PST
Industrial Pipe Bookshelf and Shoe Rack
Industrial Pipe Bookshelf and Shoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carleyy This industrial pipe shelf is the perfect project for any handy -- or non handy -- person looking to update their room.  The shelf is quick and easy to install and its hard industrial yet shabby chic look makes it a great addition to any room.  All of the pipes have threaded ends which makes it real...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:10:57 PST
Tetris book and other stuff shelf venenobr Hi everyone... I got the scheme here and built this in my vacation... It´s really cool.. Thanks
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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 07:35:09 PST
Toy Bin Storage Shelf CarlS This is a very quick shelf to hold plastic bins for things like toys.  You can see some of the variations on the bins we used over the years in the pictures.  Since this shelf uses dimensional lumber from the home improvement store, it is very easy to build - only uses drywall screws.  I added some ...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011 14:47:52 PST
Build an industrial-looking shelf from a metal door
Build an industrial-looking shelf from a metal door - More DIY How To Projects]]> damianzuch In this instructable I will show you how to cut up an old metal fire exit door and turn it into a super sweet industrial-looking (and heavy duty!) shelf. I'm using mine in my kitchen but you could use it in a garage, as a bookshelf or anywhere else you need a shelf. First of all - safety! Because ...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2011 15:26:06 PDT
Simple Floating Shelf
Simple Floating Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> leonroode I always wanted to build my own floating shelves and had seen some similar ideas but they were not quite as solid so took a little time to think about how I could improve on the ideas I had seen and still keep it simple. This is what i came up with. Materials 1) Piece of solid wood for the shelf...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 09:25:38 PDT
Floating bookshelves craigdn I welded up steel sub-frames in order to provide a very firm and rigid foundation for my shelves. I then clad the frames with wood. The end result is a set of very attractive and durable shelves without any vertical supports - they appear to float.
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 12:56:01 PDT
Corner Hammock Shelf
Corner Hammock Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> okurt Let's make a shelf with chain, It seems like a hammock but its function is not to lie on it :) You can store up your books or another small things. At the same time, it can be a cute furnishing to decorate corners in your room. There are always a lot of books in our homes especially, frequently used...
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Tue, 5 Apr 2011 17:53:38 PDT
Slanted Shelf
Slanted Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> musick_08 I got bored a while ago and was thinking of a new project to do. I've had this project in mind for a while now so I decided to make it. It's a very cool piece and everyone seems to like it.  So far everyone who has seen it has asked "why?" which was exactly what I was looking for haha. I hope you en...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2011 12:45:29 PDT
Door Knob Bookshelf Legs
Door Knob Bookshelf Legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carleyy I love doing simple home decor projects.  I just bought a cheap bookshelf from a consignment store near my home.  I got the idea to prop the shelf up with door knobs when I was working on my transparent clutch - I saw all these beautiful door knobs at Anthropologie and decided to get some extras for...
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Wed, 16 Feb 2011 14:05:33 PST