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Door Shelves

Door Shelves

by Vicki O’Dell

Turn a door and round tabletop into this clever corner shelf. Chances are that you can find the perfect door for pennies (or almost) at your local second-hand store.

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8 hours


  • Table saw
  • Drill - with bit


  • Sand paper
  • Tack cloth
  • Vacuum
  • Wood screws
  1. Using a table saw, cut the door in half length-wise.
  2. Screw the two halves of the door together at a right angle.
  3. Sand the door to smooth out finish.
  4. Remove all dust with a vacuum cleaner followed by a tack cloth.
  5. Carefully tape off any decorative trim that will not be painted.
  6. Paint the door with Krylon® ColorMaster™ Paint + Primer in Italian Olive.
  7. Let dry.
  8. Cut the wooden table top into four equal, pie shaped pieces.
  9. Place in desired location on the door to test for fit. Depending on the hardware on the door, you may have to trim the shelves to fit.
  10. Sand the shelves thoroughly.
  11. Remove all dust with a vacuum cleaner, followed by a tack cloth.
  12. Paint with Krylon® ColorMaster™ in Pebble.
  13. Let dry.
  14. Screw the shelves in place.

Designer’s Tip:

Be sure you select a solid door and not one with a hollow core. And always, thorough surface prep is the key to a fabulous finish.

Door Shelves was designed by Vicki O’Dell.

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