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Greenhouse shelves

Create some extra storage in your greenhouse or shed with these easy to make shelves.

Greenhouse shelves

Weekend DIY with Mark Rayner - Project 62

Difficulty level: Easy

You will need: 1.8m fence palings (x2), 50mm exterior wood screws, paint stirrer, paintbrush, pencil, Resene Waterborne Woodsman tinted to Resene Japanese Maple, sandpaper, saw, screwdriver, tape measure.

To get the look: Mark stained the background wall with Resene Waterborne Woodsman tinted to Resene Grey Green.

Other ideas: For a soft blue effect stain the shelves with Resene Waterborne Woodsman tinted to Resene Pickled Bluewood.

Step 1 Step one
Measure and mark two 500mm lengths from each of the fence palings
Step 2 Step two
Cut the lengths to size and smooth any rough edges with sandpaper.
Step 3 Step three
Attach one of the 500mm lengths to one of the 800mm lengths, as shown, fixing at the corner with 50mm screws.
Step 4 Step four
In the same way, fix the second 800mm length and another of the 500mm lengths to form a rectangular frame, as shown.
Step 5 Step five
Fit the first of the shelves, as shown, fixing through each side with 50mm screws.
Step 6 Step six
In the same way, fix the second of the shelves, as shown.
Step 7 Step seven
Carefully stir the Resene Waterborne Woodsman tinted to Resene Japanese Maple.
Step 8 Step eight
Apply two coats of Resene Waterborne Woodsman tinted to Resene Japanese Maple to the shelves, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.

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