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Create a stylish shelf on the wall

Time to give your wall a really stylish look with this shelf!

We all have books and objects that we want to put on shelves. But it’s time to think outside the box and learn how to build a shelf that will not only give you plenty of space but also decorate your living room in a stylish way! Take a look!

WHAT YOU NEED

MATERIALS

- Construction adhesive (e.g. UniBond No More Nails)
- Wooden strips

TOOLS

- A mitre saw
- A saw
- A ruler
- A pencil
- A cloth

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Get the Materials

You will need construction adhesive (e.g. UniBond No More Nails), wooden strips, a ruler, a pencil, a cloth, a mitre saw and a saw.

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STEP 1

Measure the wooden strips

Using the pencil and the ruler, measure the wooden strips so that they will fit the wall of your room. Make sure to also mark the location of the shelves at the angle you prefer.

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STEP 2

Cut the wooden strips

Use the mitre saw to cut the wooden strips over the marks that you previously made with the pencil.

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STEP 3

Clean the surface

Using a cloth, clean the surface of the wooden strips to be glued together.

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STEP 4

Apply the adhesive

Apply construction adhesive (e.g. UniBond No More Nails) over the fissures you just cut on the wooden strips.

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STEP 5

Position and press the strips

Position the strips and press them for a few seconds until they stick.

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STEP 6

Glue the shelf to the wall

Apply construction adhesive to the back of the strips to fix them to the wall.

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STEP 7

Let it dry for 24 hours and it’s done!

Press for a few seconds and let the product work for 24 hours. Now that you've learned how to build a shelf, it’s time to start filling your stylish creation with books and other important objects. Check how to make a creative lamp that would look good on it!

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