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How to make a heavy-duty shelf system from canvas webbing and plywood shelves.
APARTMENT LIFE Jun 1978 (v.10#6) pg. 53

Shelf unit for art paper and other large, flat supplies is 48" square and hangs from the ceiling by swag hooks and chains.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1996 (v.13#2) pg. 24

Photo shows how to make shelves that hang from the ceiling on ropes. Shelves are 30" pieces of 1x8. Est. cost: $9.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 52

Photo shows how to make a strap-hanging shelf. Shelf is made from 11 pieces of 2x4 redwood glued and nailed together. Shelf is hung from the wall with 2" wide leather belts. Est. cost: $32.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 68

Ten easy-to-build projects that provide storage space. (1) Storage cabinet beneath the basement stairs. (2) Simple bookshelves built from pine. (3) A screen to hide trash cans. (4) Garage shelves of pine that mount between studs. (5) Plywood shelves for the basement that hang from ceiling joists. (6) A closet organizer for a child's closet. (7) A simple workbench built from plywood and 2x4s with open shelves beneath. (8) A combination desk and toy storage unit with a blackboard. (9) A tall, narrow kitchen cabinet for canned goods and small appliances. (10) An entry organizer that combines a seat, boot bin and coat rack.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1974 (v.52#5) pg. 12

Photo shows how to make a hanging shelf. Two pieces of heavy cotton duck, 36"x10" form the sides. Top and bottom ends of the fabric are tacked to pine 1x2s. Three shelves 10"x15", are tacked between the lengths of fabric. Entire unit is hung from the ceiling on a rope. Est. cost: $12.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 60

Photo shows how to make a shelving system by suspending five 11"x78" boards from canvas slings. Est. cost: $28.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 49

Instructions are given for making a hanging shelf from macrame and pine.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1976 (v.54#6) pg. 98

Instructions are given for making a macrame headboard, a hanging table from macrame with a glass top and a hanging shelf from macrame and pine.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1978 (v.56#6) pg. 98

A group of bathroom accessories to make. (1) Hanging shelves of wood and macrame, (2) macrame towel holders, and (3) loopy crocheted rug and toilet lid cover.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1979 (v.10#2) pg. 42

Hanging bathroom storage cubes are sewn from fabric and reinforced with wooden dowels and squares of plywood.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 23 1982 (v.95#3) pg. 78, 144

How to make basement or workshop shelves from 1x12s for the shelves and 3/8" rope and pipe strapping for supports.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #203 Nov 1979 (v.29#9) pg. 73

Tuck-away shelving or work areas. Simple shelves, benches, storage racks, etc. are attached to open studs in a garage, basement, etc. with bolts and chains. Then fold up against the wall when not in use.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #291 Sep 1988 (v.38#7) pg. 94

Shelving hangs from the rafters of a garage above the area occupied by the hood of your car. Built from 2x3s and plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #385 Feb 1998 (v.48#2) pg. 63

A hanging shelf unit is made from wood and woven belting.
HANDMADE Spring 1982 (v.2#1) pg. 100

Tip shows how to make simple shelves from boards that are suspended from the wall with twine or wire.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #51 May-Jun 1978 pg. 12

Make a hanging shelf unit up to 6 ft. in length from fabric.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1984 (v.4#4) pg. 38, 49

A room with nautical flavor. Bookshelves consist of boards supported with rope (similar to a boarding ladder). The desk is wall mounted with the front corners supported by two block-and-tackle units hung from the ceiling.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1976 (v.145#1) pg. 73

Make a hanging shelf unit. Sides are canvas with wooden shelves at 12" intervals. Unit is suspended from hooks attached to ceiling and floor.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1978 (v.150#5) pg. 128

Hanging shelves are made from rope, wood, and PVC pipe.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1987 (v.164#12) pg. 49

Suspending boards from steel chain and simple brackets on a wall will produce a unique bookshelf system.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1974 (v.204#5) pg. 166

Extra wide shelves for your garage are suspended from the ceiling with threaded rod on the front edge, and securely nailed to wood strips on the back edge. Use to hold oversize garden tools like lawn spreaders, carts, bags of fertilizer, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1977 (v.210#5) pg. 158

Shaker hanging shelf (30"x24"x7" deep for the lower shelf). The three shelves have plate grooves along their back edges.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #95 Mar 1997 (v.17#1) pg. 41

Photos of two styles of open shelves that are built from fir or plywood and suspended from the ceiling.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 157

Tip: How to hang a swing, rocking chair and shelves from the ceiling on nylon ropes. Ideal for a child's room.
SUNSET Jun 1979 (v.162#6) pg. 118

Simple wall-hung shelf unit has four wooden shelves supported by ropes passing thru holes in the shelves. Cable clamps fasten to the ropes to adjust and support the shelves.
SUNSET Nov 1981 (v.167#5) pg. 194