DIY Floating Shelves.
We need somewhere to put towels and other stuff in the bathroom we bathe our kids. This is a small full bathroom with only cabinet under the sink where we could put anything. We didn't want anything that the kids could pull down so we decided on floating shelves.Since the cabinet was high gloss black, I went with that color on the shelves. We decided on the 3 shelves. The space between tile and the mirror is 29". I decided to make the shelves 20" long and that would give me 4.5" on either side of the shelf. In the interest of full disclosure, I started this project before I started this blog so there are a few pics missing.
Materials - what I used
2 - 6' 2x4 - for the fame to mount ot the wall
3 - 6' 1x8 select pine - for the box top,bottom, front and sides
2 - sheets of 150 grit sand paper
2 - cans of spray paint
27 - 3' deck screws
3 - 1.24 drywall screws
Tools - what I used
This project turned out great. If I had to do it over again I would have cut the 2x4s that were mounted to the wall in half and therefore made my boxes smaller to give a little more room between the shelves.