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DIY Floating Shelves

  • the Green Project 2831 Marais St. New Orleans United States (map)

Learn how to make seamless floating shelves out of rustic, reclaimed wood from the Green Project! Floating shelves are great for adding storage to a space without crowding a room or feeling too bulky. They provide an aesthetic way to show off everything from books in your library to bowls in your kitchen.

In this workshop, we’ll cover the basics of cutting your lumber to length with a miter saw, sanding and finishing for a natural look, and installation methods including stud finding, leveling your shelf, and installing drywall anchors. We will use the keyhole method to hang the shelves which includes using a router.

Tools used:

  • Miter saw

  • Router

  • Sander

Each attendee will take home a shelf of their own!

PRICING

General Admission: $20

Member Price: $15
Must hold a valid TGP Membership. Please email info@thegreenproject.org for the discount code.

Scholarship: $10
Limited number of slots available for those needing assistance; select “Scholarship” below and skip billing fields at checkout.

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Late Policy: Please arrive on time so that you do not miss the safety talk. For safety reasons, those arriving 15 or more minutes late may be refused at the discretion of the workshop host. 
Refunds/Exchanges: All workshops are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. However, they may be transferred to another party by emailing info@thegreenproject.org. Any unused workshop fees will be applied as a donation to our Environmental Education and MakerSpace programs. 

Earlier Event: June 8
Broad St. Community Paint Collection
Later Event: June 13
Intro to Woodworking Tools