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Old 08-04-2018, 03:53 PM
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Unhappy I built a crooked shelf today for the garage

Was building some shelves for the garage, just 2x4 + plywood construction, nothing fancy. This is a budget build, all of the lumber used was recycled pieces from other projects, left overs, etc.

I was doing the building outside on the cement pad in front of my garage. Used a level to make sure everything was squared up. Moved the shelf into the garage, set it next to the wall where I needed it. Stepped back, looked at it. It was crooked.

Problem is I built it on the pad in front of the garage ... it has a couple degree slope to allow water to drain away from the garage door. So now my shelf unit has a couple degree slope.

At least I was smart enough to realize how I made the mistake.
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You shouldn't have built it "down" the drive, you should have built it "across" the drive. That way the shelves would have had a 2 tilt to the back and nothing would have fallen off.

I know, that's not helpful … but I think that it's funny.
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Maybe he built it while only wearing one shoe. Looks great until you put the other shoe back on. Lmao.
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Well, at least the shelf, like my politics, leans to the right
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Well, at least the shelf, like my politics, leans to the right
Turn it around when lib friends visit.
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put a small potted flower on one side.
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Default Re: I built a crooked shelf today for the garage

I've glanced at this thread a couple of times and cannot get the nursery rhyme out of my head.

There was a crooked man and he walked a crooked mile, he found a crooked sixpence upon a crooked stile....
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