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How to Make Shelves From Old Wood Flooring (page 2 of 3)

Learn how repurpose salvaged wood into new wall shelves.

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Hang Shelf Brackets

Attach the shelf brackets to the wall, into the studs. The width of the top of the bracket will determine the width of your board. Our shelf brackets are 8 inches, so we cut our boards to 9 inches.

Cut Boards to Size

Cut the boards to the exact length (do not miter cut the corners yet). Then use a circular saw to cut the back side of the boards to the exact width.