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Wall shelf (39"x7") is supported by crown molding and large wooden brackets to give the appearance of an old-fashioned fireplace mantel.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Jul-Aug 1988 (v.4#3) pg. 29

Repisa, a decorated hanging shelf (24"x8"x40" high) popular in the American Southwest. This open, two-shelf unit features both Spanish and Indian motifs.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #19 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 61

Country wall shelf (36"x8") has 4 Shaker pegs attached to a board beneath the shelf.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #21 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 60

Wall-hung organizer (23" wide. 7" deep, 21" high) features four open shelves, a small storage drawer and seven pigeon holes for letters.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #23 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 58

Three styles of wall-mounted display shelves are built up from (1) stacked moldings, (2) crown and dentil moldings, and (3) crown molding with beaded backboard.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #70 Dec 1998 pg. 62

Wall shelf (6"x16") is based on a 19th-century Swedish-American clock shelf. It features scrollwork on the edges of shelf, brackets, wall panel and valance.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #78 Feb 2000 pg. 52

Cantilevered display shelves. Three elegant curved and tapered shelves are supported with glueless joints.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #89 Oct 2001 pg. 84

Tip shows how to make a shelf and coordinated wall panel from plywood covered with scored tileboard.
APARTMENT LIFE Jul 1980 (v.12#7) pg. 51, 84

Photo shows how to build two shelves from 3/4" pine for a party serving center. Holes cut in the top shelf hold four plastic flowerpots to hold snacks. Lower shelf has a hole at one end for a pot to be used as an ice bucket. Shelves are wall-mounted. Est. cost: $23.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 86

Circular shelves to hang on the wall are cut from plywood. Est. cost: $25.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1979 (v.57#7) pg. 91, 164

Tip: Whatnot column is a collection of cubes and shelves that stack from floor to ceiling. Estimated cost: $41.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1980 (v.58#7) pg. 69

An over-the-window shelf and built-in curtain rod. Estimated cost: $5.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1980 (v.58#7) pg. 95, 126

Make a simple mirror and shelf for an entry way. Pine frame and shelf are edged with decorative rope.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1981 (v.59#4) pg. 96

Double-duty shelf and wall graphic. Hinged ends support shelf. Entire unit folds down flat against the wall, displaying a rainbow design. Estimated cost: $45.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1981 (v.59#7) pg. 69, 117

Triangular wood shelves add three-dimensional accent to walls. Est. cost: $21.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 96, 152

Display shelves. Sheet acrylic screwed to the front of these shelves keeps your collectibles from being knocked off their perches. Est. cost: $47.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 96, 152

Wall-mounted entry shelf has a drawer. Shelf top measures 12"x26". Project plan can be ordered. Est. cost: $44.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 79, 160

"Three-bears" wall-hung shelf. Est. cost: $5.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1987 (v.65#7) pg. 68, 110

Gothic-inspired whatnot has two display shelves with toothed edges and fretwork ends. Est. cost: $18.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1987 (v.65#7) pg. 76, 126

Tramp art. A variety of projects made from soft wood that is notched, layered and then painted in a way reminiscent of the crude folk art carved by itinerants of the 1800s. (1) Wall-hung whatnot with three-dimensional pyramid shapes. (2) Two styles of picture frames. One has a crackled finished on chipped lattice strips that are layered in a ziggurat effect. The other has concentric heart and pyramid shapes around the border and a distressed finished. (3) Kitchen plate rack and towel bar.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1988 (v.66#3) pg. 52

"Tramp art" wall-hung shelves from lattice and scraps of pine. Est. cost: $12.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1988 (v.66#7) pg. 98, 105

Shaker-style wall shelf (8"x28"), supported by scrolled side pieces, features five pegs on the backboard beneath the top shelf. Est. cost: $28.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1989 (v.67#7) pg. 24, 32

Polygonal shelves. Wall-hung half-pyramids made from plywood. Est cost: $20.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1989 (v.67#7) pg. 47, 52

Divine salvation. Making the most of found objects. (1) Broken china is used as a mosaic on a wide wooden frame. (2) Quartet of mismatched doors and sidelights are hinged together to form a room screen. (3) Chips of ceramic tile are used to make a mosaic tabletop. (4) Ornate door handle is used as a towel holder. (5) Wall-hung shelf is formed from old corbels and weathered barn board. (6) Assorted ornate doorknobs mounted on a board serve as a wall rack.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1993 (v.71#7) pg. 109, 122

Shelf borders. Tips on combining an interesting wallpaper border and a display shelf as a design element.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1996 (v.74#5) pg. 128

Shelving ideas that also add architectural interest. (1) Shaker-style peg shelving is used both as a rail for displaying pictures and a rod for hanging curtains. (2) Simple 6" wide shelf has racks for hanging stemware on the underside. (3) Fake fireplace and mantel. (4) Shelf, supported by corbels, serves as a space-saving entry table.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1996 (v.74#6) pg. 21

How to make display shelves to show off ship models. Unit consists of two shelves of pine 8"x20". Cord is threaded through holes in the corners of each shelf. The shelves are hung from dowels mounted on a wall.
BOYS' LIFE Jun 1977 (v.67#6) pg. 67

Knicknack shelf in the shape of a miniature staircase.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Nov 1998 (v.22#2) pg. 14

Pine wall shelves are a replica of an 1800's piece found in the historic Toronto home of William Lyon Mackenzie.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1983 (v.7#3) pg. 20

Colonial shelf consists of a semicircular shelf 12" long and a decorative shelf support.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1985 (v.9#2) pg. 45

Bathroom wall shelf, 4"x12"x12", has two shelves and can hang on the wall or sit on a counter. A project for beginning woodworkers.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1986 (v.9#4) pg. 34

Wall-mounted shelf with fretwork brackets.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1986 (v.9#6) pg. 48

Ornament shelf. Wall-hung cabinet with two shelves uses vertical mullions to divide unit into 8 "windows" for displaying figurines, or other small objects. Overall dimensions: 32" wide, 16" tall, 5" deep.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1988 (v.12#2) pg. 16

What-not shelf. Three-shelf unit measures 26" tall, 21" wide, 6" deep.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1988 (v.12#3) pg. 31

Mini shelves are shaped like, and could be converted to, wall-hung candle sconces.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1988 (v.12#3) pg. 60

Wall-hung country shelf features four small drawers, two display shelves, and three Shaker pegs to hold keys, etc. Overall dimensions: 29" tall, 14" wide, 5" deep.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1989 (v.12#10) pg. 46

Oak wall shelf (6"x54") is suspeded by two scroll-sawn brackets attached to a decorative wall-mounted board.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1989 (v.13#1) pg. 57

Wall-hung kitchen shelf (5"x19"x29" high) has three shelves, gently curving sides and three shaker pegs in the lower cross-piece.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1991 (v.14#4) pg. 23

Wall shelf (32" long), with three shaker pegs on the backboard, is painted and distressed to resemble a country antique.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1992 (v.16#2) pg. 40, 47

Great country projects. (1) A trio of wall-mounted shelves with heart-shaped cutouts. (2) Harvest storage box with removable interior grid that is designed to hold Mason jars. Without the grid it becomes a gathering box. (3) Wall-hung cabinet to display collectibles has three shelves, two drawers, a heart-shaped cutout and a beaded back panel. (4) Wooden frame designed to hold a wall calendar.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1993 (v.17#1) pg. 20

Mug rack. Wall-mounted shelf holds mugs on wooden pegs and collectibles on top of an open shelf 31" long.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1993 (v.17#2) pg. 42
Correction CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1994 (v.17#5) pg. 6

Animal shelter. Two-shelf whatnot is designed to display a child's collection of stuffed toys. The lower shelf features a spindle rail made from round dowels. Overall dimensions: 10"x77"x14" tall.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1996 (v.19#5) pg. 60
Correction CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 9

Collector's cabinet. Build an elegant wall-hung whatnot shelf for your favorite collectibles. Features include both storage shelves behind glass doors, open display shelves, corner display shelves, a decorative top, etc. Overall dimensions: 44"Wx33"Hx8"D.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1996 (v.19#6) pg. 38

Bee keeper. Art-Deco style wall shelf has a strong triangular shape and an elegant scroll sawn bee motif.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 30

Whatnot shelf with two shelves includes 8 pegs for hanging coffee mugs. Overall dimensions: 26"x19"x7" deep.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 24
Correction CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1996 (v.20#2) pg. 6

Show piece. Little wall shelf supported by a curved bracket.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1997 (v.20#5) pg. 12

Secret service. Hinged and fluted wall shelf is both a place to display collectibles and hides an unattractive electrical panel.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1997 (v.20#5) pg. 36

Scroll sawn simplicity. Wall-mounted semi-circular whatnot shelf has a scroll sawn support bracket and back.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1997 (v.20#6) pg. 12

Valuables wall shelf, built up of crown molding, slides onto a wall-mounted bracket. An interior cavity serves as a place for hiding small valuables.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1997 (v.21#1) pg. 105

Wall-hung whatnot shelf (20"x3") also features four shaker pegs for holding coffee mugs. Made from a 6-ft. length of 1"x3" stock.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1998 (v.21#8) pg. 12

Wooden wall-hung shelf with three Shaker pegs is painted and then decorated with lace on top of shelf and beneath the pegs.
CRAFTS Mar 1993 (v.16#3) pg. 22

Painted berry shelf. Wall shelf (6"x18") features a shaped front edge painted with clusters of raspberries, blueberries and gooseberries.
CRAFTS Jan 1996 (v.19#1) pg. 30, 41

Afternoon tea shelf and matching plate. Tea set motif made using a template and dimensional paste adorns a painted wall-mounted shelf and complementary wooden plate.
CRAFTS Sep 1997 (v.20#9) pg. 30

Three woodworking projects for authentic country kitchen charm. (1) Country table shaped like a tall, narrow stool. (2) Wooden rack to store and display dishes. (3) Simple wall shelf to hold a clock, etc.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1982 (v.13#8) pg. 52

A fast-and-easy process for painting soft pink tulips on a heart-shaped wall shelf. Tulips are painted with color washes against a pickled finish.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1992 (v.19#5) pg. 60

Whale shelf, a wall-hung rack with four shelves. The S-curved sides look like the silhouette of a surfaced whale. Each shelf is a different width and each compartment a different height.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Feb 1991 (v.22#1) pg. 60

A 9" display shelf is made from two circles of pine.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1978 (v.91#12) pg. 125, 187

Hanging wall shelf is decorated with colorful Mexican tiles. Use to store small canisters, spice bottles, etc. The shelf is 24" long and 5" wide. Est. cost: $21.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 100, 140

Unique what-not shelf features a raised shell motif. Est. cost: $6.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 12 1983 (v.96#10) pg. 109, 171

Reproduction shelf looks like weathered pine. Shelf and brackets are made from 2" thick slabs of Styrofoam carved to simulate wood and then finished with stain or paint. Shelf is 8" wide and 42" long.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #188 Mar 1978 (v.28#3) pg. 31

Pine country shelf is built from parting stop molding. Sides, back, and shelves are slatted.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #213 Nov 1980 (v.30#9) pg. 32

Shaker-style shelves are designed to hang on Shaker pegs set into a wooden rail. Shaker-style towel rack also shown. Est. cost: $25.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #235 Jan 1983 (v.33#1) pg. 77, 80

Handsome three-drawer oak foyer shelf is attached to the wall. Overall dimensions: 48" long, 8" wide, 5" tall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #278 Apr 1987 (v.37#4) pg. 92

Hard maple kitchen shelf. Wall-hung shelf (35" long x 8" wide) features three small storage drawers. Exposed box joints and square plugs add to the visual decoration of this unit which is attached to the wall using a cleat system.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #355 Feb 1995 (v.45#2) pg. 70

Two projects customize a kitchen. (1) Four open shelves with four dovetailed spice-box drawers. (2) A steam-bent wall-hung dish rack inspired by the toboggan.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #103 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 64
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #104 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 10

Open, wall-hung, three-shelf cabinet features scalloped sides, a hutch top and three small drawers along the bottom. Uses dovetail joints for assembly.
FINE WOODWORKING #1 Winter 1975 pg. 43

Build a wall shelf. A simple piece with sliding dovetails is an adaptation of a traditional Shaker design. Includes instructions for making a horizontal dovetailing fixture for your router.
FINE WOODWORKING #129 Mar-Apr 1998 pg. 51

Colonial whatnot shelf is 29" high, 7" deep and 17" long, with 3 shelves.
HANDY ANDY Feb 1978 (v.2#5) pg. 66

Wall shelf made from dowels. Back and two shelves are made from 3/4" dowels set close together in 1" wood strips. Unit measures 19"x13"x8".
HANDY ANDY Dec 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 6

Hanging shelf with mirror above for hall.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Oct 1963 pg. 29

Put it on a shelf. Plans for seven different shelf systems to suit a variety of spaces, budgets, and woodworking skills. (1) 18-compartment European-style bookcase. Est. cost: $135. (2) Strata bookcase. Est. cost: $100. (3) Five easy bracket-and-shelf units. Single shelves which are mounted on the wall using a variety of bracket ideas.
HOME MECHANIX #694 Feb 1986 (v.82) pg. 48

Hang a "view" on any wall. Weathered window sash is backed with a mirror. A small shelf is attached to the bottom. When hung on a wall, it forms a unique whatnot shelf.
HOME MECHANIX #718 Feb 1988 (v.84) pg. 20

Tip: Simple serving shelf (wall shelf) consists of a long, narrow piece of marble and fancy "L" brackets.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1986 (v.11#5) pg. 6

How to make an Early American mirror and wall shelf from pine. Mirror frame is 11" wide by 15" long. An oval is cut out in the center for the mirror. Shelf is 11" wide and 6" deep and has a support bracket underneath. Mounts on wall under mirror
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #7 Fall 1977 (v.2#3) pg. 82

Six simple projects for beginning woodworkers. Includes a wall-hung shelf, a wall cabinet with three drawers and a book shelf, and a console shelf and matching mirror.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #542 Jul 1973 (v.69) pg. 54

Three wall-hung units for the kitchen. (1) Shaker-style spice shelf. (2) Canadian wall secretary. (3) Slim birch wall shelf with 2 small drawers.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #633 Feb 1981 (v.77) pg. 74

Wall-hung cabinet has a drawer for 3"x5" recipe cards, two larger drawers and a shelf for cookbooks.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #649 Jun 1982 (v.78) pg. 66F

Simple, decorative wall-mounted shelf.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #649 Jun 1982 (v.78) pg. 66P

Decorative wall bracket is first jigsawed out, and then carved to finish. Unit measures 13" tall and 7" wide, with a 4"x7" shelf.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Spring 1979 (v.10#1) pg. 32

Dress up a window with a shadow box shelf.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1963 (v.120#2) pg. 128

Wall-hung rack features built-in clock, four small drawers and open shelves for knick-knacks.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1965 (v.124#1) pg. 151

Curio planter.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1968 (v.129#1) pg. 162

Two-drawer shelf sits on a desk or table.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1968 (v.130#1) pg. 137

Colonial bell shelf. Wall-hung rack for storing small bell.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1968 (v.130#5) pg. 147

Wall shelf has a built-in clock and three shelves holding 3 coffee mugs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1969 (v.131#2) pg. 158

Oriental wall shelf is shaped like a pagoda.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1969 (v.131#4) pg. 162

Early-American clock planter includes shelf for alarm clock and trough at the bottom to hold a plant.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1969 (v.132#2) pg. 162

Early American mini-shelf is a wall-hung unit with small storage cabinet, decorative picture door and small planter box.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1972 (v.137#3) pg. 138

Five projects you can make for home and yard. Includes a Colonial whatnot shelf.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1973 (v.139#5) pg. 88

Colonial style shelf holds cookbooks and has one drawer for recipes and other items. The unit is 17" tall, 12" wide and 10" deep. It can sit on a shelf or hang on a wall.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1974 (v.142#3) pg. 139

Wall hung "pier" curio shelf has three display shelves and a small drawer.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1975 (v.143#1) pg. 110

Pine wall display shelf also has a small drawer. Features a slatted-style back.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1977 (v.148#5) pg. 132

Four projects to build for a family room that are attractive and easy to maintain. (1) Plywood planter boxes. (2) Painted wall shelf. (3) Cushioned corner lounge. (4) A checkerboard floor graphic.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1979 (v.151#2) pg. 132

Hutch-style, wall-hung planter features an 18"x5" planter box under two glass fronted doors that enclose three 5"-high display shelves for knick-knacks.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1966 (v.189#4) pg. 178

Modern whatnot shelf is a free standing unit with steel legs and walnut shelves.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1966 (v.189#6) pg. 141

Beside-the-phone shelf. A two-shelf wall-hung rack for telephone book and note paper. Also could serve as a knick-knack shelf.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1967 (v.190#3) pg. 164

Decorative whatnot shelf conceals the inside portion of a window air conditioner.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1968 (v.192#2) pg. 140

Triangular-shaped wall-hung shelf is formed from clear Plexiglas and has wooden ends.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1971 (v.198#1) pg. 82

A single wall-hung shelf under a hallway mirror provides a place to lay gloves, purse, mail, ... while combing hair.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1971 (v.199#3) pg. 92

Whatnot shelf features decorative scrollwork sides.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #58 Jan 1991 (v.10#4) pg. 55, Insert

Country cupboard. Wall-hung whatnot shelf features two doors with heart-shaped cutouts, two open shelves, and a row of Shaker pegs along the bottom. Overall dimensions: 30" tall, 24" wide, 6" deep.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #59 Mar 1991 (v.10#5) pg. 82, Insert

Simple wall-hung sconce (shelf) made from heart-shaped cutouts.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #59 Mar 1991 (v.10#5) pg. 84

Wall-hung plaque is fitted with a small shelf and decorated with a wooden tulip.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #60 May 1991 (v.10#6) pg. 35, Insert

Knickknack shelf can be mounted on a wall or set on another piece of furniture. Features three shelves, two small drawers and scroll sawn sides. Overall dimensions: 20"x6"x24" tall.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #67 Jul 1992 (v.12#1) pg. 29, Insert
Correction POPULAR WOODWORKING #68 Sep 1992 (v.12#2) pg. 7

Curly maple country wall shelf (37"x36"x9" deep) features two open shelves to display dishes and three small storage drawers.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #86 Sep 1995 (v.15#2) pg. 22

Wall-hung shelf (6" deep and 22" long) has a heart-shaped cutout in the back and a towel bar beneath it.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #94 Jan 1997 (v.16#6) pg. 47
Added Info POPULAR WOODWORKING #97 Jul 1997 (v.17#3) pg. 8

Colonial hanging shelf. The general design of this unit became popular in the 18th century. Both Thomas Chippendale and George Hepplewhite included these pierced shelf designs in their middle and late 1700s collection. The sides feature extensive fretwork. Two small drawers form the bottom of the unit. Overall dimensions: 33" tall, 30" wide, 6" deep.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #101 Mar 1998 (v.18#1) pg. 83

Collectibles whatnot shelf. Simple three-shelf wall-hung unit made from one 8-ft. length of 1x3 pine.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #103 Jul 1998 (v.18#3) pg. 47, Insert

Three wall-hung shelves used to display art, flowers and souvenirs are as striking as the items on display.
SUNSET Jun 1990 (v.184#6) pg. 110

Early-American ladder shelf is made to fit narrow spaces. Overall dimensions: 16" wide, 4" deep, 44" tall.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #24 Nov 1991 (v.4#6) pg. 14

Ornate whatnot shelf features scroll sawn fretwork and a mirror insert in the Victorian tradition.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #29 Sep 1992 (v.5#5) pg. 16

Drawer decor. Wall-hung knicknack shelf incorporates a single horizontal row of four small drawers and three Shaker pegs against a back of simple scrollwork. Overall dimensions: 36" wide, 16" tall, 6" deep.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #31 Jan 1993 (v.6#1) pg. 6

Welcome shelf. Whatnot shelf (5"x30") is backed by a simple scroll sawn back and incorporates a "Welcome" plaque.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #33 May 1993 (v.6#3) pg. 6

Three-shelf wall-hung display rack features extensive scroll and band saw shaping on the side panels. Each shelf measures 5"x3". Design is oriental in nature. Unit stands 28" tall and is topped with a pagoda-style "roof" and a finial.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #38 Mar 1994 (v.7#2) pg. 22

Victorian-style curio shelf. End panels feature delicate ached cutouts. Top and middle shelves (8"x30") and the bottom shelf (12"x30") each have a scalloped front valances.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #49 Jan 1996 (v.9#1) pg. 18, Insert

Whimsical shelf (6"x17") features a cat chasing a ball on the top stretcher.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #50 Mar 1996 (v.9#2) pg. 27, Insert

Show-off shelves. Seven "country-style" shelves designed to display dishes, collectibles, plants, etc.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1983 (v.46#14) pg. 86, 138

How to make antiques. Includes directions for a stained pine coatrack, vanity shelf, and jewelry box.
WOMAN'S DAY May 22 1984 (v.47#10) pg. 106, 184

Shelves with large sea shells around the edges.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 10 1984 (v.47#12) pg. 90, 135

Wall-hung hallway shelf features rich-looking walnut, a burled veneer top and raised-panel construction. Overall dimensions: 30" long, 12" deep, 18" tall (including decorative support brackets).
WOOD MAGAZINE #7 Oct 1985 (v.2#5) pg. 62

Child's wall shelf and bookcase. Decorated with crescent moon and star-shaped cutouts and colorful paint.
WOOD MAGAZINE #77 Feb 1995 (v.12#2) pg. 50

Craftsman-style wall shelf in the mission style features two shelves and decorative square buttons. Overall dimensions: 20" tall, 20" wide, 6" deep.
WOOD MAGAZINE #84 Dec 1995 (v.12#9) pg. 82, Insert

Wonderful whatnot shelf is a scroll saw challenge from yesteryear. This New England antique reproduction features three shelves and an elaborate silhouetted scene of a birds in a tree and a cat looking up.
WOOD MAGAZINE #85 Jan 1996 (v.13#1) pg. 52, Insert

Classic country collection. (1) Two-drawer sideboard with 20"x72" top, four legs, and open display shelf just 6" above floor level. (2) Whatnot with two shelves (9"x48" and 7"x43") above a row of Shaker pegs. (3) Stenciled country table lamp with simple square wooden base.
WOOD MAGAZINE #92 Nov 1996 (v.13#8) pg. 53, 59, 62
Correction WOOD MAGAZINE #98 Aug 1997 (v.14#5) pg. 4

Arched-top wall shelf (5"x13"x33" high) with three glass shelves and a mirrored back.
WOOD MAGAZINE #95 Feb 1997 (v.14#2) pg. 50, Insert

Poole's Island Skiff. A boat-shaped knicknack cabinet (8" deep, 10" wide, 42" high).
WOOD MAGAZINE #107 Aug 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 40, Insert

Scrollsawn wall shelf is made from 1/2" thick mahogany and has three interior shelves plus a top shelf. Overall dimensions: 6"x17"x33" tall.
WOOD MAGAZINE #128 Nov 2000 (v.17#8) pg. 56, Insert

Wooden whatnot shelf in the shape of a Christmas tree is used to display favorite ornaments, Christmas cards, etc. Made from flat molding strips.
WOODSMITH #6 Nov 1979 pg. 12

Wall-hung decorative shelf can be configured as a coat rack, mug rack, or towel bar. This slatted shelf measures 10"x38" and attaches to the wall with wooden brackets and hidden "keyhole" hangers.
WOODSMITH #37 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 16

Wall shelf features decorative dovetails, three small storage drawers (11"x7"x3"), an 8"x36" shelf and a unique hidden hanging system that holds the shelf on any wall.
WOODSMITH #66 Dec 1989 pg. 18

Three board shelf. A trio of simple shelves (each 24"x5") which are mounted in a staggered arrangement on a wall using an invisible hanging system.
WOODSMITH #100 Aug 1995 (v.17) pg. 28

Wall-mounted display shelf (7"x31"x4" high) is edged with crown molding for a classic look.
WOODSMITH #113 Oct 1997 (v.19) pg. 16

Wall-mounted organizer features two bins for mail, a storage drawer, and a handy writing surface. Useful when hung near a telephone.
WOODSMITH #122 Apr 1999 (v.21) pg. 28

Wall-hung cabinet for a bathroom features two open shelves and two shelves concealed behind sliding glass panels. Use as a medicine cabinet, whatnot shelf, etc. Overall dimensions: 21"x24"x4" deep.
WOODWORK #12 Winter 1991 pg. 68

Kitchen shelf (8"x21"x16" high) has a plate-rail groove in the top, a towel bar beneath the shelf for books.
WOODWORK #38 Apr 1996 pg. 64

Split-turning technique is illustrated with the production of this semi-circular wall shelf (10.5" diameter) supported by a split "finial".
WOODWORKER Jan 1989 (v.93#1) pg. 39

Simple pine wall shelf unit has three shelves (6"x23"), scroll-worked sides, and turned spindle dividers.
WOODWORKER Aug 1990 (v.94#8) pg. 816

Pine wall shelf display unit for dishes is constructed mostly by hand in a design typical of the middle 19th century. Overall dimensions: 27"x20"x5" deep.
WOODWORKER May 1991 (v.95#5) pg. 490

Wall-hung display shelf features two open shelves, six small drawers, pillar top and pelmet. Overall dimensions: 28" tall, 20" wide, 6" deep.
WOODWORKER Dec 1994 (v.98#12) pg. 32

Hanging shelf unit (whatnot shelf) features three shelves (each with a plate groove), solid wood sides, through tenon joints, a double curved top rail, etc. Design is inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement. Overall dimensions: 756mmWx700mmTx145mmD.
WOODWORKER Jun 1995 (v.99#6) pg. 24

Early American wall shelf. Unit measures 32" long, 20" tall, and 7" deep. It features 2 display shelves and 3 small storage drawers.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1977 (v.1#1) pg. 7

19th century 3-shelf wall shelf features scrolled sides that are stylized representations of the sperm whale.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1977 (v.1#4) pg. 11

Colonial wall shelf. A 36"x9" shelf is supported by two decorative shelf brackets. Across the bottom of the shelf is a peg bar with 6 Shaker pegs for hanging coats, etc.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1978 (v.2#2) pg. 7

Pine wall shelves. Scrollwork patterned edges decorate the sides and top of this unit. Features 2 small drawers and 2 shelves. Unit measures 33" wide, 32" tall, 7" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1978 (v.2#5) pg. 4

Galleried wall shelf. Simple wall shelf is supported by two wooden brackets and features a rail around the shelf to keep items from falling off.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1979 (v.3#5) pg. 15

Curio cabinet is wall hung and features three open shelves for display. Dimensions: 26" tall, 18" wide and 6" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1981 (v.5#4) pg. 20

Early American wall shelf features 3 small drawers and 2 open display shelves. Dimensions: 32" long, 19" tall and 7" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1981 (v.5#4) pg. 22

Wall shelf resembles and old-fashioned Deacon's bench (minus the legs). Two small storage drawers beneath the seat. Dimensions: 24" long, 11" tall and 7" wide.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1981 (v.5#5) pg. 26

Shaker shelves. Wall hung unit, featuring three shelves, is designed to hang from shaker pegs. Dimensions: 27" wide, 7" deep, 25" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1982 (v.6#6) pg. 36

Pine wall shelf. A decorative plaque is fitted with a small shelf to display a vase of flowers or other small item.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1983 (v.7#2) pg. 54

Early American style wall cabinet features decorative scroll work, two shelves and three small storage drawers. Overall dimensions: 20" wide, 17" tall, 6" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1983 (v.7#3) pg. 34

Early American wall shelf features a common motif, the heart cutout. Shelf measures 24"x6" and is supported by two wooden brackets.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1985 (v.9#4) pg. 40

Victorian whatnot shelf features three shelves and ornate scrollwork on sides and backs. May be wall hung or stand on the floor. Overall dimensions: 22" wide, 28" tall, 8" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1986 (v.10#3) pg. 28

Wall shelf unit is make to look like an old-fashioned sled. Features three open shelves for displaying knicknacks. Overall dimensions: 11" wide, 24" tall, 2" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1986 (v.10#6) pg. 34

Mirrored wall shelf. Triptych features sculpted (curved) wooden frames and small shelves below each mirror. Overall dimensions: 24" wide, 20" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1987 (v.11#2) pg. 38

Easy-to-build Early American style wall shelf. Features two display shelves and two small storage drawers. Overall dimensions: 32" long, 33" tall, 7" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1987 (v.11#2) pg. 48

Early American style wall shelf. A 9"x36" shelf is supported by two decorative wooden brackets. A wood strip with six Shaker pegs is below the shelf.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1987 (v.11#6) pg. 52

Country wall shelf (19"x23"x6" deep) features two open shelves, a towel bar and a decorative top molding.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1989 (v.13#3) pg. 48

Victorian wall shelf consists of three scroll-sawn wooden brackets supporting a semi-circular shelf (14" diameter).
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.14#3) pg. 48

Early American style curio shelf. Three open shelves feature a decorative detail on the edge that is cut using a dado blade. The shelves are supported with wave-pattern vertical end pieces. Overall dimensions: 20"x17"x5" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1991 (v.15#2) pg. 52

Victorian-style half-round wall shelf is supported by an ornate bracket. Includes a groove for displaying a plate.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1993 (v.17#6) pg. 61

A corner whatnot features two shelves and all-over scroll sawn rose motifs in the sides.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1998 (v.22#5) pg. 42, Insert

Whatnot shelf for a child's room is shaped like the wings and front of a old biplane against a background shaped like a cloud.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1999 (v.23#5) pg. 43, Insert

Spoon rack and whatnot shelf combination.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1963 (v.19#3) pg. 31

Three-legged whatnot shelf sits on the floor against the wall and has two shelves.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1964 (v.20#2) pg. 53

Colonial cloister shelf (wall shelf) is 41"x38"x6" deep, and has nine compartments and decorative cornices. Constructed of pine lumber.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1966 (v.22#2) pg. 42

Old-fashioned white pine whatnot unit with three shelves and a drawer. About 30" high, 10" wide, and 6" deep.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1966 (v.22#4) pg. 63

Unique whatnot shelf. Back is made from five boards, each with a different and distinctive grain. In addition, the top and bottom edges of these five boards are staggered. Shelves to hold knick-knacks are mounted on the back.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1967 (v.23#2) pg. 8

Daisy pattern whatnot shelf is a good project for fretwork enthusiasts.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1968 (v.24#5) pg. 51

Pattern for a wall-hung shelf 36" wide, 10" high and 4" deep. Wooden chessmen are used to give a decorative touch to corners and the shelf edge.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1974 (v.30#2) pg. 14

Turned three-tier wall shelves are half-circle shelves that have been faceplate turned on a lathe. Each shelf is separated by a half-spindle with a pediment extending below the bottom shelf.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1975 (v.31#5) pg. 1

Diamond-shaped wall shelf that can be made from wood scraps.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1976 (v.32#5) pg. 13

Mini-shelves from scrap lumber. Three styles of shelves. (1) Half shelf, (2) half shelf with solid wood back, and (3) "drawer" shelf with 11 small openings to display miniatures.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1978 (v.34#5) pg. 77

Wall-hung spindle shelf can be made using only hand tools. Shelf is 40" long and 10" deep with a spindle railing around the edge.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1978 (v.34#5) pg. 84

Wall shelf features decorative scallops on the sides and spreaders. This back of this 3-shelf unit is a latticework. Overall dimensions are 25" wide, 23" tall, 6" deep.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1979 (v.35#1) pg. 48

Dual-use utility stand sets on floor or hangs on wall. Two shelf unit is 30" tall, 11" deep and 22" wide. Use as large whatnot shelf, plant stand, etc.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1980 (v.36#1) pg. 83

Simple wall-mounted shelf can display items set on shelf, plus display cups from cuphooks under the shelf.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1980 (v.36#3) pg. 2

Narrow bookcase or display unit features oval-shaped shelves (12"x15") separated by spiral turnings. Unit stands 61" tall.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1980 (v.36#5) pg. 30

Knickknack shelf has ceramic tile accents. Dimensions: 29" square, 4" deep.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1982 (v.38#2) pg. 96

Attractive wall rack holds (displays) a hand bell. Rack also has a small storage drawer. Dimensions: 7" wide, 16" tall, 4" deep.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1982 (v.38#3) pg. 42

Colonial hanging shelf is a one evening project. Two-shelf unit is used to diplay dishes, etc. Overall dimensions: 16" wide, 18" tall, 6" deep.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1983 (v.39#3) pg. 63

Hanging post shelf is easy project. Three circular shelves (4"-5"diameter) are attached to a strip of wood 19" long.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1984 (v.40#2) pg. 88

Small, attractive wall shelf can be built in a variety of styles.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1984 (v.40#3) pg. 52

Attractive knickknack shelf has two storage drawers. Overall dimensions: 15"x6"x8".
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1984 (v.40#4) pg. 52

Wall hung curio cabinet has drawer and three open shelves. Overall dimensions: 14"x28"x8".
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1984 (v.40#5) pg. 24

Colonial wall hung shelf holds books and collectibles. Overall dimensions: 22" tall, 19" wide, 7" deep.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1984 (v.40#6) pg. 118

Easily-built knickknack shelves. Two 24"x7" shelves are supported by wooden brackets attached to wall standards.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1986 (v.42#4) pg. 32

Colonial-style wall shelf features simple butt joints, 8 display cubicles, and one small drawer (13"x6"x3"). Overall dimensions: 36" wide, 8" deep, 24" tall.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1987 (v.43#2) pg. 32

Whatnot shelf for a child's room is supported by simple brackets made from alphabet blocks.
WORKBENCH Dec 1991-Jan 1992 (v.47#6) pg. 63

Utility rack, a good woodworking project for kids. Shelf (14"x5"x8") has a lightly curved top shelf above end brackets and a stretcher with two wooden pegs.
WORKBENCH Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.51#6) pg. 33