Decorative Ladder Shelf

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Video made by Tyler Published on 12/08/2019, viewed by 676 , 1 Comments

My mother challenged me to it.

What you will need

Premium oak ply wood

Premium oak 1" x 4"

Premium oak 1" x 2"

3 1/4" #8 wood screws

1" wood screws

1 1/4" wood screws

Small can of dark walnut stain

Small can of pecan stain

Small can of black stain

Small can of polyeurothane

120 grit sand paper

220 grit sand paper

Rags

Trash brush

Drill

Beveled miter,chop saw, or miter box

How to do this project

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Cut two of the 1x4's to 5' or so

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I used clamps for every piece that was symetrical

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that angle for feet and connection

Measure the angle outward you would like shelves to be and cut the 1x4s to that angle for feet and connection

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Drill pilot holes and then use the 3 inch screws to put them together.

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you like cut 1x4 s to be crossmemebers. Pre drill pilot holes and use 1 1/4 screws to brace

Once youve adjusted shelf bracket to the angle you want and width distance you like cut 1x4 s to be crossmemebers. Pre drill pilot holes and use 1 1/4 screws to brace

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Now mark where you want the shelves to be with a level and straight edge.

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Cut the plywood to those demensions and pre drill frame on you shelf marking. Take plywood and install

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Now measure the angle top left - bottom right toprl right to bottom left of using 1 x 2 to top shelf back and 3rd shelf backing. Install x's

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Cut and sand to braceing however you like. I cut off triangles at each 90 and then sanded until pleasing to the eye

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Take wood puddy fill all screw holes and any bad gaps.

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aper to stain sand randomly repeat steps until i liked it and clear coated it.

Stain and clear coat however. I used the stains listed and different sand paper to stain sand randomly repeat steps until i liked it and clear coated it.

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Cian Cornally
01/05/2020 ☰
It’s very good. Nice job. πŸ™‚πŸ‘
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