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How to Make DIY Floating Shelves
Floating wood shelves can be made using numerous techniques. This step-by-step tutorial is just one option, but it’s a great option because it results in floating wall shelves that look great and are sturdy! If you are wondering how to make floating shelves strong, this tutorial will tell you exactly how to do that. There are three main steps: Build the outside of the shelf, build a bracket, and install the bracket and shelf. Follow the step-by-step tutorial below to find out how to make gorgeous wood floating shelves for your home.
1) Gather your tools and materials
A floating shelf project requires mostly just wood and woodworking tools. For the wood, you will want to purchase pine wood and plywood. The exact dimensions and amount of wood will depend on how large you want your shelves to be and how many shelves you want to build. For tools and screws/nails, you will need pocket hole screws, finish nails, a miter saw, a drill, a Kreg jig and bit, a sander or sandpaper, a tape measure, a pencil, and a stud finder. If you do a lot of woodworking projects already, you’ll likely have most of these supplies in your workshop. If not, consider purchasing them or borrowing them from a friend if you don’t plan to use them a lot in the future.