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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.

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