How To Make A Corner Shelf Out Of Wood
Adding a corner shelf to your space not only provides extra storage display options but it also adds a touch of style personality to your decor. Instead of purchasing one why not try your hat building your very own corner shelf out of wood? With a few materials tools a bit of patience you can create a beautiful functional corner shelf that perfectly fits your space.
Materials You’ll Need:
- Wooden boards or plywood
- Measuring tape
- Paint or stain (optional)
- Paintbrushes or foam brushes (optional)
1. Measure Cut the Wood
Start by measuring the size of the corner where you plan to install the shelf. Transfer these measurements onto your wooden boards or plywood. Use a saw to cut the wood into the desired lengths for the backboard the shelves. Remember to also measure cut the supporting brackets if your design requires them.
2. Sthe Wood
Smooth out all the edges surfaces of the cut wood using sandpaper. This step ensures that your corner shelf looks polished reduces the risk of splinters.
3. Assemble the Shelf
If your design requires supporting brackets attach them to the backboard using screws a drill. Make sure to position them evenly ensuring stability support. After that attach the shelves to the brackets using screws or wooden dowels for a seamless appearance.
4. Finishing Touches
If you prefer a natural wooden look you may skip this step. However if you’d like to add a pop of color or protect the wood paint or stain the shelf according to your preference. Apply multiple coats allowing enough drying time in between use paintbrushes or foam brushes for an even finish.
There are several ways to install your corner shelf. You can use wall anchors screws L-brackets or a French cleat system depending on your wall type the weight of the shelf. Carefully follow the manufacturer’s instructions for the chosen installation method.
Building a corner shelf out of wood is a rewarding DIY project that allows you to create a custom piece for your space. Whether you need extra storage for books or a display area for plants decor items this corner shelf will add both functionality style to your home. Follow the step-by-step instructions unleash your creativity to build a corner shelf that perfectly suits your needs enhances your interior design.