FAQ: How To Make Corner Shelves Out Of Wood?

How do you make custom corner shelves?


  1. Cut List.
  2. Begin by constructing the wall cleats.
  3. Using 1-1/4” brad nails and wood glue attach the bottom plywood panels, starting with the longer panel first and making sure you are flush on the outside edges.
  4. Next attach the top of the shelf with 1-1/4” brad nails and wood glue.
  5. Finally, add the trim.

What angle do I cut for a corner shelf?

62 cm) board should be cut at a 45 degree angle. Read the instruction manual for your miter saw and remember to keep your hands away from the blade. Wear goggles and a face mask when cutting wood. This board will act as a pattern that will help you build the rest of your shelves.

How do you support a corner shelf?

The shelf can be supported by simple planed timber battens (50x18mm (2x¾ inch)) fixed to the walls on each side of the corner – this will give sufficient support for most purposes – alternatively metal angle can be fixed to the walls to support the shelf, this can give the impression that the shelf is unsupported –

How do you attach two shelves to a corner?

You should have two slots on each inside edge of the shelves that will be joined or a total of four slots. Place wood glue on edges of biscuits and insert into slots. Also glue the edges of the shelves where they join. After 24 hours drying time, you can hang the shelves.

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