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Home South Africa|September 2021
Floating shelves need not be thick wooden planks– hollow ones work just as well, are easy to install and cost much less.
Deon de Goede

QUICK PROJECT GUIDE

Hard labour 4/10 Skill level 3/10

Time needed 1 to 2 hours

Do it yourself for ± R3 630: wood R3 530, screws R20, glue R40, sandpaper R20, hammer-in screws R20

Did you know?

Deon runs his own business and can make anything under the sun – from tables and benches to kitchen cabinets and wardrobes. Email him at deon@diydeon.co.za or call 084 589 5026.

You will need

SHOPPING LIST

• 18mm laminated pine, cut to eight 2 230 x 480mm planks (top and bottom, long shelves) four 600 x 480mm planks (top and bottom, short shelves) four 2 100 x 30mm pieces (wall anchoring strips, long shelves) two 550 x 30mm pieces (wall anchoring strips, short shelves) ten 450 x 30mm pieces (wall anchoring strips, sides)

• 22 x 69mm planed pine, cut to four 2 230mm planks (front, long shelves) two 620mm planks, one end cut at a 45º angle (front, short shelves)btwo 500mm planks, one end cut at a 45º angle (side, short shelves)

• One packet 6mm x 50mm chipboard screws

• One packet 6mm x 55mm hammer-in screws

• Alcolin Fast Set Glue • 150-grit sandpaper • wood filler

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