Back Entry (Mudroom) Shelf

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Submitted by lbrown on Thu, 08/30/2012 - 07:06

With my beadboard installed and the trim board for my hooks in place in my back entry I was ready to get building. I decided to tackle the shelf first since that would be easier to install without the bench in the way.

For my shelf design I planned it together with my bench so that I could cut everything but the bench top and face framing pieces from a single piece of plywood. Also, the width of my space is a little strange and the shelf couldn't be too deep because of my window location.

I think the shelf turned out cute and I can't wait to prime and paint it and add the coat hooks. I plan to do the finishing work at the same time as the bench so I need to build my bench first though.

For more details, check out my blog: http://homeandawaywithlisa.com/blog/2012/8/30/building-a-storage-shelf-…

Estimated Cost
$45
Estimated Time Investment
An Hour or Two (0-2 Hours)
Type of Wood
Pine & Plywood
Finish Used
I plan to paint it white
Recommended Skill Level
Beginner

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