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How to make a door shelf

Transform an old door into a shelf to store all your favourite knick knacks

You will need:

  • An old door
  • Circular saw
  • Sand paper
  • Paint & Brushes
  • Screw driver
  • Screws
  • 5 x 90 degree metal L brackets
  • 3 x 300 x 300 shelf kit
  • Door knob

What to do

Step 1

Cut the door in half using the circular saw. Be sure to measure it so that it is exactly half.

Step 2

Sand the door down and paint the two panels, as well as the shelves.

Step 3

Put the two door panels at a 90 degree angle and secure 5 x brackets along the back. You will need two      people to do this – one to hold the panels and one to screw the brackets in.

Step 4

Now measure out where you want to place your 3 x shelves. 














Step 5

Screw in the brackets that come with the shelf kit first. Then place the shelves in.

Step 6

Secure the door knob (if this is an old door with an existing door knob you can replace it with something more decorative). *note: remove the door knob on the side that will sit against the wall so that it can sit        flush against the wall.

Step 7

Sit the shelf in the corner of your room and add your knick knacks!