I recently designed a floating shelf for Whitney from Shanty2Chic and it had me thinking about all that wasted space inside the floating shelf. Then the light bulb went off! A false bottom with hidden storage! That was it! So off to the drawing board I went. After a few hiccups, this is what I came up with. And, believe it or not, I built it for about $30!
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Secret Shelf Plans
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We decided to finish our secret shelf with Kona wood stain from Varathane.
First, find the perfect spot for your new secret shelf and then mark a level line at the height you would like to mount it. Next, use a stud finder to locate and mark two studs. Mount the secret shelf using two 2-1/2″ wood screws per stud.
As always, if you have any questions don’t hesitate to comment below and especially don’t forget to post pictures of your finished products in the comments! ENJOY!