Last time I showed you my library bookshelf progress, I got a lot of questions about what I was planning for those big gaps on the side of the bookshelves.
I filled it in with a 2×4 wall (of sorts).
And then covered that with a two sided column.
How did I make a two sided column? I mitered two long pieces of MDF and glued them together. I also shot some nails in to help hold it in place while it dried.
The key to keeping long mitered joints in place during glue up is using tape to hold the pieces together like this:
It’s that easy. Then I glued and nailed it over my 2×4′s and it looks like this. Of course, it won’t look REALLY good until it’s all caulked, trimmed, painted and finished…
And my goal for that is the end of the week.
WISH ME LUCK!
Tags: Building Stuff, Built Ins, Cabinet Building, DIY, Library