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This Adjustable Peg Shelf Offers Stylish Storage In Any Room

Make it for under $100.

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Supplies:

2 foot x 3 foot x 1/2 inch wood panel - $25

Pencil

Ruler

Power drill

1-inch wood hole saw - $11

Sanding sponge - $6

1-inch dowel - $10

Hand saw - $12

6 inch x 8 foot x 1 inch wood board - $22

1-inch copper tube straps - 5 for $4

½-inch screw - $0.50 each

Wall anchor - $3

4-inch screws - $8

Washers - $5 for a pack

Instructions:

Wood Panel

1. For the 2 foot side, draw vertical lines at the 4 inch, 12 inch, and 20 inch. For 3 foot side, draw horizontal lines at 4 inch, 13 ½ inch, 22 ¾ inch, and 32 inch. Predrill holes at the intersections.

2. Use 1-inch hole saw to drill halfway. Flip over board, complete drilling.

Pegs
3. Saw dowel to 7-inch pieces.

Shelf
4. Saw wood board to 12 inch or 20 inch pieces, depending on preference.

5. For 12 in piece, screw 1-inch tube straps 8 inch apart. For 20 inch piece, screw 1-inch tube straps 16 inch apart.

Mounting
6. Predrill holes onto the corner of wood panel. Screw 4-inch screw through predrilled hole. Stack 1-inch length of washers on screw.

7. Predrill holes in wall. Mount wood panel to wall with wall anchor.

Note: Many home improvement stores will cut wood for free.

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