Kreg Owners' Community

Recently I was asked if I was interested in making a shelving unit for a coworker. She has a son that is big into movies, and she needed him to keep his DVD collection nice and organized. She didn't have a large budget, so she came to me to design her something that fit her dimensions. She said it should be no higher than 64", and no wider than 18". Also, it had to have seven shelves. Well, I went to Menards and saw that aspen pine was on sale, so I told her the cost would be $40, and I charged her with $80 overall.

This is how far along I am after two evenings and one Saturday in the garage in my shop:

Here it is again with a frontal view:

I'll have more as this project develops. Wait until you see what I have in store for the outer sides of this shelf.

2/12/10 Update

OK, here I have woodburned in movie titles on the left side of the DVD shelf. The movies are 300, Star Wars, Alien vs. Predator, Punisher, Uncle Buck, Batman Begins, and Avatar.

2/15/10 Update

OK, here is the other side, all woodburned with more movie titles. The Jurassic Park one was the most labor-intensive, but I love the look of how it turned out. The Lord of the Rings one was detailed too, but again it turned out great. I think I like this side better than the first side. Tough to really pick, but what the heck, it was fun!

2/18/10 Update

OK, this project is finally done. I put the last coat of finish on it last night, and then brought it in to work today. I put it in our photo studio and took the best shots i could of it. I hope I did it justice. Here you go:

This is one side of it which I showed you all a while back. The movies are: 300, Star Wars, Alien vs. Predator, Punisher, Uncle Buck, Batman, and Avatar.

This next shot is of the DVD shelf front on.

And finally, here is the other side, after staining and finishing:

These movies are Lord of the Rings, X-Men, Jurassic Park, Futurama, Superman, Indiana Jones, and Star Trek. Why Futurama? I guess her son is a big fan. Also, below is a shot of both sides put together. I figured why not, I have Photoshop at my disposal, and who wants to scroll up and down to see each side? This way you get to see both sides at once.

Oh, this last shot is for James Waller. He wanted to see it filled with movies. This is my entire collection, and it still didn't fill it to capacity. If you look below on the bottom shelf, you can see there is room for a few more.

I'm really thinking now that I should add movie titles to my own shelf in the background. I have the room for it, and I got jealous that I was selling this one to my coworker. We'll see... it's a long winter ahead. lol

Views: 744

Comment

You need to be a member of Kreg Owners' Community to add comments!

Join Kreg Owners' Community

Comment by Don Grubish on February 10, 2010 at 7:35pm
No kidding. The one I did way back in my beginning is already full too. I know it might look too big, but they will fit nicely. I even put my copy of the tin Band of Brothers came in, and that fits perfectly too. When it's done, I'll load it up some with my own DVDs and give you an idea of what it will look like in his room.
Comment by Don Grubish on February 9, 2010 at 7:58am
Some days... you have no idea! LOL Right now we're expecting roughly 11 inches of snow when this is all over. I turn on that heater and let it run for about 15 minutes before I go back in and work. Bare hands on frigid metal is not pleasant. Reminds me of my ex-wife... =)
Comment by Jenny on February 9, 2010 at 12:50am
That is really nice wood and a sleek design.

(I see the snow shovel and heater in the background, must be a cold shop)

Need Help?

For Technical Support, please call 800-447-8638 or send a message. Reps are available Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm CST. 

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Forum

Replacing existing slides but cannot remove drawer front

The Kreg slides are made to work with new drawers before putting on the drawer front. In my situation, I cannot remove the existing fronts which means when reversing the jig to hold the draw, it’s at an angle. Not sure what I should do to make them…Continue

Started by Jay Homeyer in General Woodworking Apr 25.

Parts

The Clamp anchor screw broke on my mobile project center.  How can I acquire a replacement?Continue

Started by Jon J Howard in Beginners' Zone Apr 20.

Product Reviews

New Kreg 720Pro

I saw the video Kreg put out for this new jig and had high hopes for it.

I purchased one today and am very disappointed with it.

First the docking station is extremely cheap. The plastic is pathetic. A Lego has more…

Continue

Posted by Duke Leon on February 15, 2021 at 9:00pm

Not Pleased With Pocket Hole Construction

Several months ago, I purchased the Kreg K4MS so that I could build the Lego Table as outlined on the companion "buildsomething" web site which exclusively uses pocket hole construction.  I have considerable experience with conventional…

Continue

Posted by Robert Ringel on September 17, 2020 at 1:48pm — 4 Comments

© 2021   Created by KregRep.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service

_