DIY Wood Floating Shelves are a great way to keep collectibles, decorative items or books. It’s simple to make too. Check out!
This DIY Wood Floating Shelf project is a great one for anyone looking to get into woodworking and for a more advanced level, alike. It’s very budget friendly, does not take long to make, and they add a nice touch to any wall. Learn how to make your wood floating shelf like this one in the original post.
Floating shelves are an elegant way of displaying collectibles, photos, travel mementos, or other decorations. These shelves are handsome, easy to build and inexpensive. And they’re strong yet they have no visible supports. What else you need?
- Circular Saw OR Miter Saw
- Table Saw
- Kreg Jig
- Orbital Sander – Ryobi makes a nice one.
- Nail Gun
- Tape Measure, Straight Edge, Pencil
- Eye and Ear protection
- Lumber for the frame and shelf – see wood list below
- Steel Wool & Vinegar Solution/Stain (link to video tutorial)
- Water-Based Polyurethane Spray
- 3” Wood Screws
- 1 ¼” Nails
- Gorilla Wood Glue
Approximate Total Cost: $10
The DIY Wood Floating Shelf can be made for about $10 in materials cost. This is the cost of the wood, wood finish, and other basic supplies. *Note: This doesn’t include smaller things you may already have around the shop, including glue, sandpaper, etc.