8ft spruce 1x12
8ft spruce 1x12
The before pic
The before pic
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Eyeballing
Eyeballing
Took off 3/4"
Took off 3/4"
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These yoga blocks have been the MVPs of our apartment so far. So useful!
These yoga blocks have been the MVPs of our apartment so far. So useful!
Initial cuts completed
Initial cuts completed
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Test fitting... Went great! Used a rubber mallet and got a tight pressure fit.
Test fitting... Went great! Used a rubber mallet and got a tight pressure fit.
Unfortunately even taking measurements at various places along the wall, things still didn’t butt up perfectly. Curse this old place with wonky framing.
Unfortunately even taking measurements at various places along the wall, things still didn’t butt up perfectly. Curse this old place with wonky framing.
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What’s a 1/4" between friends?
What’s a 1/4" between friends?
Plants! Books! Drinks! I’m going to add a low-profile support to the bottom so people can use it as a seat too. Maybe some hidden LED lighting underneath...
Plants! Books! Drinks! I’m going to add a low-profile support to the bottom so people can use it as a seat too. Maybe some hidden LED lighting underneath...
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Total cost: $13.45 for the 8' piece of pine. Which I picked myself. Dunn Lumber is awesome, I’ll never buy wood at HD again.
Total cost: $13.45 for the 8' piece of pine. Which I picked myself. Dunn Lumber is awesome, I’ll never buy wood at HD again.
Drove two screws through the top just as a precaution, but this thing isn’t going anywhere.
Drove two screws through the top just as a precaution, but this thing isn’t going anywhere.
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Trimmed it slightly to get a perfect fit with my bigly mirror. Now I wish I had done two cuts there so the wood followed the mirror along the back as well, instead of just the side. Ah well.
Trimmed it slightly to get a perfect fit with my bigly mirror. Now I wish I had done two cuts there so the wood followed the mirror along the back as well, instead of just the side. Ah well.

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