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Dorm bed shelf

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Project by TigerTed posted 03-12-2019 04:46 PM 416 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Dorm shelf. Saw one son’s roommate had. Think they throw their phone on there and maybe a snack. I was challenged to make one. Can’t let that go….

Base is built just like a drawer. Single half blind dovetail. Had to figure out how to groove thin boards. Fun little project. Wood was scraps from other projects.

Used 1/4’ 20 threaded inserts and t handles to secure. Drilled a 17/32 hole in the center of 3/4” dowel material and used the t handle to tap a thread in the section of dowel. On the end we applied 3/4” felt pads. Typically we have this for the bottom of chairs.

Sprayed a couple coats of shellac and applied wax. Build your own!





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#1 posted 04-10-2019 01:59 PM

great idea!!

jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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