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How to Build Hanging Shelves

Hanging shelves add distinct style and elegance to a room. The shelves are attached to the ceiling joists by means of rods, nuts and bolts. An attractive, modern look is created by the design of the shelves. Where space is limited, the shelves help to free up floor space. On the downside, the shelves

How to Construct Suspended Shelves

Suspended shelves are a simple yet smart idea for your home. The shelves are attached to the wall in such a way that the support brackets are not visible. This makes them appear to float against the wall. They make a great display area in a room. Below is a guide to enable you to build the shelves. Materials

Repair Your Cube Shelves

Cube shelves are popular types of shelves because they utilize space well and enable better organization of your items. However, in time they may require some repairs. Common damages include cracks in the wood, peeling paint and sagging shelves. Let us describe how to carry out basic repairs and maintenance

How to Build Pantry Shelving

Pantry shelving can be used to create more storage space in your pantry, and to help you separate items within your pantry for easier retrieval. For example, you can add one shelf for your canned fruits and then a second shelf for your pasta. This will help you to make sure that foods that can go bad

Repair Chipped Corners of Your Home Office Shelving

Office shelving is practical and should be sturdy enough to support your books and work materials. The shelves may be prone to chips and cracks. A mix of epoxy and sawdust can be used to repair chips and cracks on office shelving, but when the chip is on the corner the filler needs a supporting material

How to Hang a Corner Shelving Unit

A corner shelving unit uses up space efficiently. It is ideal for small rooms or areas which cannot accommodate a normal, rectangular shelving unit. Here is a basic overview of how you should go about hanging such a unit. Tools and Materials Needed: Pencil Level Drill Mounting strips Screws Screwdriver

Classic Ways to Finish Library Shelving

Library shelving is definitely the central accessory in a library room. As a result, it is important to maintain the shelving in good condition. There are various ways to finish shelving units, as this article will explain below. Painting The most common option is to paint the shelving. Paint can not

Painting Your Pantry Shelving: 9 Tips

When you paint your pantry shelving you need to prepare with suitable materials and learn how to make your job easier. The choice of paints, bases and finishes is essential and may determine the durability of the paint. 1. Remove the Shelves when Painting Remove the shelves from the pantry when you paint

How to Make a Wooden Key Rack

A simple wooden key rack is the best first project for the novice wood worker. Requiring no special tools, the project can be completed in a very short period of time. A key rack can be embellished in countless ways. Start with a very simple plan, and allow your creativity to shine! Also a great craft

How to Make a Wooden Pull Toy

Although making your own wooden pull toy will require skills above novice wood worker, with the proper tools, this is a moderately easy project. These instructions are for creating a train pull toy with each car having a letter of your child's name. Tools and Materials Needed: Scroll saw and #5 reverse

How to Make Wooden Napkin Rings

Using a lathe and chisels, wooden napkin rings are a great way to show your creativity. Every ring can be a unique work of art. Making each ring different either by design or by using different woods, would make a lasting gift for anyone on your list. Napkin rings are an economical way to use up scrap

How to Make a Wooden Chess Board

Gifting a hand-made wooden chess board is great piece of gift to chess enthusiastic. This project does not require you be a master woodworker. Choose any hardwood, just be sure that the woods you choose complement each other. Tools and Materials Needed: 1 by 2 by 14 inches Walnut lumber 1 by 2 by 14

How to Make a Wooden Napkin Holder

Every kitchen needs a napkin holder, and better if it's the wooden napkin holder. A perfect housewarming gift, or craft-fair item, the napkin holder can be personalized in numerous ways. From painting creatively, adding names, or using a unique combination of rare woods will make each project a work

How to Make a Wooden Wastebasket

A wooden wastebasket is a cheap and durable wastebasket suitable for any room in your house. Wastebaskets tend to be placed in living rooms and bedrooms allowing people in those rooms to dispose of rubbish without having to go out to the main trash bin outside. They are commonly made out of wood and

How to Make a Wooden Wine Glass Rack

A wine glass rack is a more interesting way to store your wine glasses. Hanging your wine glasses upside down will not just prevent dust gathering inside the glass but will create a talking point, as well. Tools and Materials Needed: Circular saw Safety glasses Pencil Ruler Power drill Sandpaper Wood

How to Make a Wooden Serving Tray

A wooden serving tray is great way of carrying food and drink in many different circumstances. From treating your partner to breakfast in bed or taking your Grandmother her evening meal, the wooden tray has a range of uses. Another bonus is that it is simple to build from scratch. Tools and Materials