I had to create shoe shelves yesterday....Tessie wouldn't let me have the day off. Holiday or not. So I turned on Netflix and got to work.
The closet shelves were already finished. I decided to add slanted shelves to the bottom two holes. It was pretty easy. I marked the half way point between the bottom and top. Then I measured up a quarter inch from the bottom shelf and from the center shelf.
I added strips of wood to hold up the back of the shelves and slanted ones on the sides. The top of the strips met with the marked lines.
Then I cut shelves to fit and glued them to the strips. I put a piece of quarter round molding at the front of each shelf to keep the shoes from sliding off.
When the glue was dry, I painted them to match the rest of the shelves. As you can see, Tessie filled them up as soon as they were dry.
"OK, now I need the pole to hang the clothes on. Hurry up...My clothes are getting all wrinkly."
I took a piece of 1/32" basswood and cut out pieces six inches long by one and a half inches wide. Then I fancied up the top edge, drilled a hole on each one, five inches from the floor for the pole.
That's as far as I can go on that project until I get the bedroom wall permanently in place.
This morning I went to meet April for breakfast at Beyond Bread. She is now in league with the devil....That is, she is buying Tessie things that will keep her amused and probably annoy me. When I sat down at the table, she handed me the latest....
Tessie is now the proud owner of a motor scooter. She has been zipping across the desk and back since I sat down to write this. Spike got in on the act. April thoughtfully provided a scooter with a back rack that is just the right size for him to sit on.
Brave dog that he is, or maybe just plain not very smart, he has been riding on the back.
She has attempted to run over my fingers a couple of times, but I am too fast for her.
Widget attempted to carry Zar away yesterday. If Walter had not caught him in the act, Zar probably would be headless.....That was a handy lesson....
Just a couple of minutes ago, I threatened to sent Widget after Tessie if she didn't take a break from scooting back and forth. So much for that idea...She is now following him around, trying to see how close she can get to his toes, without actually running over them....