Shelf Expression: 70 Projects & Ideas for Creative Storage & Display

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Lark Books, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 159 pages
Had enough of clutter and mess? Then shelve it, with these 70 super projects and stylish shelving ideas. Each one offers a practical solution to storage problems and looks great too. Better still, they're made from affordable materials and the techniques just couldn't be easier. Even baffled novices can confidently build and install a shelf from scratch using the technical information and simple woodworking skills found here. Or take a shelving shortcut by decorating an unfinished commercial shelf or creating clever new shelves from mounted paint buckets, stepladders, planter boxes, or shower totes. Whatever the need--toy shelves for a child or a bedside shelf for an alarm clock-this is truly the one and only guide to "shelf expression."
 

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Plenty of imaginative projects for making and personalizing shelving are provided in this instructional guide. Le Van (Hardware Style) begins with a review of hardware, shelf boards, and installation ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
6
ONEOFAKIND SHELVES BRACKETS
18
Paint Bucket Shelves
26
Recycled Crate Shelves
32
Mail Sorter Shelves
38
Planter Box Shelves
45
Thingamajig Shelf
51
Wire Vessel Shelves
57
Chair Shelves
64
Coal Grate Bracket
70
Corner Shutter Shelf
76
CONTRIBUTING DESIGNERS
158
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Marthe LeVan is a former creative director of a contemporary art gallery, where she coordinated exhibitions for galleries and museums nationally and internationally. She currently lives and works in Asheville, North Carolina as an editor.

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