Feedback
Resene Paints - home page

Glasshouse shelves

It’s easy to create some simple shelving for a glasshouse or conservatory with a little bit of help from Resene.

Make some simple shelves

Weekend DIY with Mark Rayner - Project 74

Difficulty level: Easy

You will need:

To get the look:  Mark painted the glasshouse woodwork with Resene Lustacryl tinted to Resene Quarter Alabaster.

Other ideas: For a relaxed blue effect use a combination of Resene Woodsman tinted to Resene Pickled Bluewood and Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Quarter Dusted Blue.

How to make simple shelving

Step 1 Step one
Measure, mark and cut the landscaping timber into three 750mm lengths and then smooth any rough edges with sandpaper.
Step 2 Step two
Carefully stir the Resene Woodsman tinted to Resene Totem Pole.
Step 3 Step three
Apply one coat of Resene Woodsman tinted to Resene Totem Pole to the pieces of landscaping timber and allow to dry.
Step 4 Step four
Apply a second coat of Resene Woodsman tinted to Resene Totem Pole to the pieces of landscaping timber and allow to dry.
Step 5 Step five
Seal the inside and outside of each terracotta pot using Resene Aquapel & Terracotta Sealer. Allow to dry.
Step 6 Step six
Carefully stir the Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Breeze.
Step 7 Step seven
Apply one coat of Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Breeze to the terracotta pots and allow to dry.
Step 8 Step eight
Apply a second coat of Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Breeze to the terracotta pots. Once dry, place the lengths of timber onto the terracotta pots in tiers to form the shelving.

Download a PDF of this project

Other projects you might like to try

Painted raised garden bedl
Painted raised bed

Weekend DIY
Make a work bench from a door
Work bench

Ways with wood
Ladder stylish plant stand
Ladder display

Weekend Gardener
Build a herb hanger
Herb hanger

Weekend Gardener

View more projects

 

Get inspired!  Sign up for our e-newsletter  |  Get saving!  Save with a Resene DIY Card

Resene Paints Ltd

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask us!

Resene Paints Ltd   – www.resene.com

View Videos

Colours shown on this website are a representation only. Please refer to the actual paint or product sample. Resene colour charts, testpots and samples are available for ordering online.   See measurements/conversions for more details on how electronic colour values are achieved.