How To Build An Arts and Crafts Wall Shelf
This attractive wall-hung shelf was inspired by a piece in a magazine that reminded furniture-maker Nancy Hiller of classic British Arts and Crafts design. Her version gets rid of the doors to put the contents of the shallow shelves on display – an appealing choice given all the beautiful quartersawn white oak in the piece.
This free download includes an annotated, exploded drawing of the project along with Hiller’s article describing how she built the piece. The article inlcudes tips for gluing up the hollow columns and exuting the decorative inlay.
Give it a try. It’s a great way to start the new year.
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Some finishing touches
Learn how to rout precise mortises for the inlay that decorates each column.
The columns are hollow glue ups that allow the use of quartersawn stock on all three show faces.