The top rear up-stand can been recessed and rounded, before it is fixed in place. The the other up-stands are fitted and any additional details considered before the finish is applied.
With the joints fitted, there’s some adjustments and shaping to do on the shelves. This includes planing them to width, adding an angle on the back and shaping the ends of the shelves.
With the main recess cut, Paul lays out and cuts the housing that enables the shelf to self tighten. He adjusts the fit to ensure it is easily dismantlable, but still strong.
Paul gets started with the tapered half housing. He first lays out one side and then transfers it to the other, making sure to get everything lined up. Then the recess is cut.
To get started with the leaning wall shelf, Paul discusses the wood and sizing options, then lays out and shapes the sides.
This scalable leaning wall shelf can be adapted to many uses from a spice rack, to an entertainment unit or a bookshelf. It features self tightening tapered housings that make it readily disassemblable.