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Cinco de Mayo with 6′ of separation

As many states begin to relax the coronavirus stay-at-home order, this day in history gives us more reason to celebrate than ever as long as you’re not dead yet. At least at 6′ or so.. This year celebrate Cinco de Mayo with purpose! And what is that purpose? read on.. Cinco de Mayo is a popular holiday celebrated in the United States and nearly every country worldwide except France. Cinco de Mayo is not a Mexican independence day. Like so many Read More...

1 N Ken’s smashing Margarita recepie

Our saw man, single N Ken has always talked a lot of big talk about making a proper margarita. He’s a Polish guy from New Jersey so what the heck does he know. But he claims because his wife is Peruvian.. uhh Peru’s not in Mexico mate. Well never mind all of that, couple years back my wife hosted a themed party so I asked for his recipe. These were so popular the guestes demanded I run back to the Read More...

Trimming shelves to fit into a corner or niche

 Shelves that will fit into a niche we build with open ends so these can attach to the walls on left and right with a wood cleat that attaches to the side walls. For shelves over 30″ the steel bracket supplements the support in the middle span. On shelves 30″ or less the steel bracket typically isn’t necessary so it’s a wood cleat on the back edge as well. In most cases the shelves must be scribe cut to Read More...

21 ideas for floating shelves

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shelves with lip or groove for display ledge

In order to display books, artwork, or china its best to have either a groove or a small lip to help keep things upright. We can cut a 1/2″ wide by 1/4″ deep V-groove for $25 per shelf. To add a ¼” X ¼” lip  we can do for $40 per shelf. The lip has to be at least 1/4″set back from the front edge. In either case we will need a simple dimensioned sketch showing the location so we can get it Read More...

which primer to use on MDF shelves?

At the shop we use a catalyzed primer that must be applied with specialized spray equipment in a ventilated booth with fire suppression. If I wind up painting something at home though, here are my two top choices for primer, both available at most any hardware: For smooth surfaces at home #1 is Zinsser Bin white pigmented shellac primer. It sticks to about anything, can be topcoated with anything, excellent for sealing tannin from bleeding into the paint, and it dries really Read More...

Floating shelf recessed lighting

We don’t sell lighting though we will prepare your shelves either for puck lights or LED strips. Holes for pucks are $20 per hole. Most pucks will fit a 2-1/4” hole, some require a different size, please be sure to specify the correct size holes we need to drill. stainless steel floating shelf with recessed LED lights   floating shelf with recessed LED strip light We also offer a routed channel with a diffuser lens that we will flush mount into your shelves, $35 each shelf. Our channel will fit Read More...

floating shelf installation on masonry wall

We recently installed some floating shelves on a concrete block wall using a system I have been wanting to try for some time now and found it worked very well. In this example the wall is a typical exterior wall for homes in Florida. Concrete block faced with rigid foam plus 3/4″ furring and plaster over gypsum lath. This type of wall can be challenging to attach floating shelves to not because the wall lacks strength but more so because the rigid foam behind the furring will compress Read More...

Teak floating shelves

Made in USA Teak floating shelf 12″ x 36″ x 1-3/4″ $193/each. Free Shipping Read More...

Maple floating shelves

Made in USA Maple floating shelf 12″ x 60″ x 1-3/4″ $219/each Free Shipping Read More...
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