Floating Shelves

Submitted by amym on Sun, 10/02/2011 - 11:50

When I saw Ana's post within Young House Love's blog, I thought this would be great for pictures. We have a large wall that spans two stories in our entry way. This shelf helped make a dramatic impact when we have visitors over.

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Time Investment
Afternoon Project (3-6 Hours)
Type of Wood
Pine boards and 1/4" plywood
Finish Used
I used a high gloss finish of Espresso Beans by Behr from Home Depot. After sanding and sanding, I primed the entire shelf and then used 4 coats to give it a really smooth finish.
Recommended Skill Level
Beginner

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