138 - How to Build a Quick & Easy Wall Shelf
Channel: The Wood Whisperer
TIP: Right-click and select "Save link as.." to download video
Initializing link download.....
A simple and elegant Honduran Mahogany wall shelf that can be made in a weekend. For a SketchUp plan as well as other resources for this project, check out http://thewoodwhisperer.com/weekend-wall-shelf/
Without a doubt, this is one of those "procrastination projects". For years, Nicole has been after me to build her a little shelf near our gaming desk. She has a bunch of little collectibles that she wants to display and there's simply no storage space in that corner of the room. On a monthly basis, she would remind me of this need and even resorted to threats: "You know, Lowe's has these great shelves...." The girl certainly knows my weak points.
After building the Trestle Table, it was pretty clear that I needed to bite the bullet and build my lady a nice shelf. I had so many ideas and directions I could go with the design, but in order to keep this project confined to a weekend, I needed to simplify things greatly. Frankly, that's one of my biggest challenges as a woodworker: not over-complicating things just because I can. So for this project, I let the wood do the talking and kept the lines simple and clean. No curves, no inlays.....just one species and solid construction techniques. I hope you'll join me on this one and take a crack at the Weekend Wall Shelf.
The Wood Whisperer is education and entertainment for the modern woodworker! Find more free woodworking videos & articles at http://thewoodwhisperer.com & don't forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thewoodwhisperer
Connect with us!
Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/woodwhisperer
Like us on Facebook http://facebook.com/thewoodwhisperer
Pin us on Pinterest http://www.pinterest.com/woodwhisperer/
Learn more about our premium project videos at http://thewoodwhispererguild.com