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  • So what exactly did you do to attach them - looks like you notched a groove almost the length of the lumber - mounted a smaller strip to the wall and then slide the gooved board over the top?
    By pswebster78, on August 2, 2013

  • AUG 02, 2013. 10:35 AM each floating shelf takes 2 of the 1" x 6"x8' stain grade pine, 1 of the 2"x2"x8'. 1 of the 1"x2"x8' stain grade pine all at 8 feet long. First I sandwiched the 1x2 between the 1x6 boards on the front side and screwed them together, Then i cut 2 short pieces (roughly 5 inches ea) from the 2x2 to use to fill in each edge. Then i took the remaining length of the 2x2 and anchored it to the wall (be sure to find studs and use a level) Finally, slide the shelf unit onto the 2x2 anchor strip and drive a few screws from the bottom to attach the shelf to the strip. the wood is all pre cut and available at home depot and the total cost per shelf is less than 40 dollars, or you can do it out of a lower grade wood for less than 20.. the only pieces i had to cut were the filler pieces for the sides of the shelf. the tools i used were the ryobi battery powered drill and a hand saw. *it helps if you pre drill the screw holes
    By Ting, on August 2, 2013


  • wow!!! 450 facebook shares!
    By Ting, on August 2, 2013

  • Awesome project! Easy, inexpensive and looks great!
    By RYOBI_ROCKS, on August 19, 2013
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  • What a beautiful home! You're right, it doesnt get any better than that! Thanks for sharing this wonderful project Ollie!!
    By ryobinationrocks, on July 30, 2013

  • wow amazing, i might have as many ryobi tools as you but my projects are no where near as advanced! thanks for sharing, your project is inspiring!
    By Ting, on August 4, 2013

  • Gorgeous! Advanced indeed. Wondering if you used tempered glass or plexi?
    By Chuh, on August 7, 2013

  • Hi Chuh, Thank you for your comment. The glass in the railing is tempered, it is out of sliding glass doors that people have updated to french doors. You can pick these up for very little cost. Ollie
    By Ollie, on August 7, 2013

  • Ollie, what a great tip! I wish I had known about the sliding glass door thing. I just finished a project that called for tempered glass. Talk about sticker shock. Thanks, Chuh
    By Chuh, on August 7, 2013

  • Great job, it looks so good.
    By Amy B, on July 5, 2014
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  • That is Awesome :)
    By blackwolf, on August 7, 2013

  • Now this is a RYOBI storage area!
    By 41Buick, on August 9, 2013
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  • Father of the year! That is beautiful!
    By RYOBI_ROCKS, on September 4, 2013

  • This was an intricate work of heart for a gorgeous princess Elizabeth!
    By jedburgh7777, on September 4, 2013
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