10 Dollar Ledges in Espresso

Submitted by Kimiemich on Thu, 06/07/2012 - 15:17

I made these ledges with pine and white wood, 4' long. I wish I had used pocket hole screws to connect them, but instead I just counter-sank the screw holes and butt jointed the boards with wood screws. I filled the screw holes with 5/16" wood plugs and sanded them down flat. Then I sanded, stained, varnished, and sanded again.

Please see my process below on my blog.

Thanks, Ana!

Estimated Cost
Estimated Time Investment
Afternoon Project (3-6 Hours)
Type of Wood
Pine and white wood
Finish Used
A mix of "ebony" and "walnut" oil-based stains, then 2 coats of varnish and a light sanding with 600 grit paper.
Recommended Skill Level
Starter Project

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