12' Built-in Shelving

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Project by BGW posted 12-10-2014 02:30 PM 1658 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished a basement remodel for a customer. They requested a built in shelving unit for a portion of the wall that had a step-back. This is what I came up with. Thanks for looking…

-- Bob, Indiana, "Well done is better than well said." -Ben Franklin

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#1 posted 12-10-2014 03:23 PM

I really like this. My plan for after Christmas is to build a similar project for my study / music room.
Very nice work!

-- Ed

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#2 posted 12-10-2014 04:02 PM

Wow, that turned out great. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#3 posted 12-10-2014 04:25 PM

Perfect, looks great.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 12-11-2014 01:01 AM

Beautiful job. What materials did you use in the construction? Face frames look to be MDF?

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#5 posted 12-11-2014 04:35 AM

Very nicely done!

-- Terry, East Central IL

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#6 posted 12-11-2014 01:16 PM


I did use MDF for the box and frame. Since I was painting it, and the customer was on a bit of a budget, I went with 3/4” MDF sheets and ripped them to the sizes I needed. I really like how MDF takes paint, so I was very pleased with the finished product.

The doors were made from oak.

Thanks for all of the kind words, everyone…

-- Bob, Indiana, "Well done is better than well said." -Ben Franklin

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#7 posted 12-13-2014 04:33 AM

Very nice work. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#8 posted 12-14-2014 10:17 PM

nice work
what sort of price did you put on it ?
I done some built-ins myself always hard do get the price right

-- Ireland, Galway .... fingers! "we dont sell them"

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