Dovetailed Display Shelf
The details give this shelf its distinctive look and offer some interesting woodworking.
Just about everyone has some special treasures or unique possessions to display. This handsome wall shelf is a great place to show them off. In fact, this project may become a special treasure of its own. First of all, the shelves boast sliding dovetail joinery. Second, the shop-made molding is sure to draw attention in any room. And finally, putting it all together will expand your woodworking skills. But this isn’t a project that will overwhelm you. With step-by-step details on cutting the joinery and making the trim, you’ll have this beautiful shelf completed and ready for your prized collection in no time at all.
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- Metric (unavailable)
What You Get:
- 5 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
- 25 full-color photos and illustrations
- Technique for cutting perfect sliding dovetails
- Cutting diacram and materials list
- Retail sources for hardware and supplies
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.