The Motley Fool Discussion Boards
Personal Finances / Building / Maintaining a Home
|Subject: Re: more carpentry advice :-)||Date: 12/9/2012 1:27 PM|
|Author: 1poorguy||Number: 123314 of 134388|
You mean metal angle braces? That's what I meant by "straps" (though looking back at my old post I should have been more clear). If you meant something else, I'd be interested.
I was thinking I'd be doing wood pieces in all corners of each large cavity within for stability.
And I do need those furring strips to allow for the baseboard.
Yes, it's a frame with shelves attached to the wall. That's the idea. I don't see a lot of value attaching backing to enclose the cavities (the wall can serve that purpose), plus it would make the units very heavy when I went to move them into place (and I'm doing this alone). Doing it this way I can build outwards from the wall, attaching everything as I go. At least that's what I'm hoping.
|Copyright 1996-2017 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us|