Mark Rayner shows you how to create these simple outdoor shelves - perfect for displaying your favourite potted colour.
You will need: A drill with drill bits, 1.8m fence paling, 70mm x 19mm x 900mm radiata,two gothic picket fence palings, 70mm x 19mm x 1.2m radiata, gothic picket fence paling, 50mm treated pine screws, 40mm treated pine screws, paintbrush, pencil exterior PVA glue, sandpaper, saw, set square, screwdriver and tape measure, Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Cioccolato, Resene Quick Dry.
Here's another option: You could also stain this timber shelving unit with a colour from the Resene Timber Stains range using Resene Woodsman.
Measure and mark three 350mm lengths from the 1.2m picket fence paling. Use the back of the saw or set square to ensure cutting lines are at 90°.
Use 40mm screws and PVA to attach the three 350mm lengths to the two 900mm picket fence palings, as shown. Use a set square to ensure that they are fixed at right angles and drill pilot holes first to prevent the wood from splitting.
Turn the unit over and fix through the upright supports into the back of each shelf with 50mm screws, as shown.
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