Barn Beam Ledge - First Project!

Submitted by divertete on Sun, 01/12/2014 - 13:00

This was my first project since shop class in 7th grade (20 years ago)! Picked this beautiful shelf as a Christmas present to my husband to show off his hard-earned trophies from his ultramarathons (100+ miles of running). Next time I would make it a bit longer, and use end grain on the sides for a more even color. Came together easily, and can't wait for my next project! Picture is from Jay Dash Photography, of the Wasatch Mountains in Utah.

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
$30 (including supplies)
Estimated Time Investment
Afternoon Project (3-6 Hours)
Type of Wood
Douglas Fir
Finish Used
Minwax conditioner followed by Minwax dark walnut stain (one coat), and semi-gloss poly
Recommended Skill Level
Starter Project

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