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Since we've recently completed some rather large and on-going projects, we were ready for a little simple DIY. Recently our friend, Chris, gifted us a beautiful piece of 30 year old redwood. We thought it would make a great rustic tray or shelf, both simple and fast to complete projects.
The shelf idea won out since we found the perfect place for it. We decided on a rustic shelf with industrial elements that would fit in well with the decor in Steph's bedroom. Take a look at the video to see how it all came together or read on for the tutorial.
We laid the board on the angle iron, marked the cut line, and used a DeWalt portable band saw to cut it. There are many ways to cut metal including using a circular saw or miter saw with metal cutting blade, Dremel, and a reciprocating saw with a metal cutting blade. Use what works for you. Many different styles of angle iron can be purchased. If you don't have the tools to cut the metal yourself, you could buy a piece that is a standard length that would work for your project. That way you would not have to cut it. Just center the piece under the shelf board you are using. The piece we are using was a curbside find!
This was a quick project that really surprised us at how well it turned out! We love to be inspired by materials, and this redwood from Chris was this projects inspiration!
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