Floating shelf designs have been around for years although they have not been seen often in homes. With the advent of the Internet, the ideas have exploded. Here is what we found online.
Crown molding can be used to create shelves of beauty. These wall shelves can display plates, trinkets, collections, knickknacks. Your wall mounted shelves will take a few hours time and a few special tools. These photos will show you how.
This floating shelf has a hole in the top for a plant to sit in. The free step-by-step plans at the link will walk you through the building process. Remember you can adjust the length of this shelf to suit your space.
This is another one of those projects that will change depending on what size your pictures are, what type of molding you choose to use and other factors. I will just show you how I made mine and you can go from there.
Keeping a childs room tidy is always a challenge. There is a constant clutter of toys, books, and stuffed animals to arrange and rearrange. Ira and Audrey Wise is son, room was wall-to-wall stuffed animals and they needed Ron is help with the perfect solution: wall shelves.
In this article I will show you three different shelves and give you some useful advice about building your own. First is a floating shelf made from stacked moldings, second is stock crown with dentil molding, and last is stock crown with beaded backboard.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a floating shelf with an optional drawer. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
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