Making a Floating Slab Shelf // Baloni Woodworks

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  • A video of me making a floating shelf from a live edge slab. This was inspired by FixThisBuildThat´s floating shelf. Hope you enjoy watching this!
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Comments • 34

  • Are Baloni
    Are Baloni  Year ago +4

    The mounting hardware is from an old IKEA shelf!

  • Deborah Dale
    Deborah Dale 6 days ago

    What are you using to coat the wood, looks like some kind of oil??
    It looks terrific, thanks for a great video!!

  • Tran The Clever
    Tran The Clever 25 days ago

    Amazing! I want to give this a go! 5:51

  • Hoang Hung Cuong
    Hoang Hung Cuong Month ago

    I gotta try this! My garage is so cluttered right now lol 5:21

  • Richard Early
    Richard Early Month ago

    Very nice work. Im hoping that wood is kiln dried though.

  • Tran The Clever
    Tran The Clever Month ago

    You need a stage & cameras following you around! We're in the middle of remodeling an attached in-law apartment into a master bedroom & I was pulling my hair out until I came across your channel (while at work 😅) You are amazing girl! Y gracias for all the inspiration!! 4:58

  • mitchell vanthul
    mitchell vanthul Month ago

    Didnt seem very strong

  • Aaron Kay
    Aaron Kay 4 months ago

    What type of router bit did you use for the leveling process?

  • Anthony Johnson
    Anthony Johnson 9 months ago

    Lovely gorgeous shelfs. Why do you flatten it with a router? Wouldn't it be much easier to run it through a planer on both sides?

    • Anthony Johnson
      Anthony Johnson 9 months ago

      MegaRetroRocket good thinking and point taken.

    • MegaRetroRocket
      MegaRetroRocket 9 months ago +1

      Not everyone has the luxury of having a planer. The router sled method is quite commonly used as a substitute and for larger slabs that wouldn't fit in a planer (eg, a whole coffee table you don't want to slice up and reglue).

  • Harry Hagelund
    Harry Hagelund 10 months ago +7

    Nicely done! Being an industrial electrician and contractor, I really would like to see you use safety glasses. But that's just me. Very nice job!!

  • Kyle Cook
    Kyle Cook 11 months ago +1

    Do you have a cut list for your router jig? Like the design. Great work!

  • bighand69
    bighand69 Year ago +1

    I think that is way over the top. That shelf will be able to hold a tank on it.

  • Frank Rizo
    Frank Rizo Year ago

    Handsome shelf.

  • D B
    D B Year ago

    Good vid. About ready to do this in my kitchen from oaks that I cut down behind my house. Had not thought to use a jig, and my router to smooth the top surface. Thanks... way better than using a belt sander on these bandsaw blade cut slabs.

  • Country wood Girl

    m.ru-clip.com/channel/UChyAMuMn68x887qoyOdhY8gvideos

  • browill9
    browill9 Year ago

    Beautiful work

  • Samantha Jane Gardener

    Love the live edge shelf!! I have a huge7 foot live edge slab of pecan that I’m wondering if I can hang it this same way over a fireplace on a sheet rock wall...

  • Linda Schmidt
    Linda Schmidt Year ago +1

    What kind of wood did you use? Nice work!

    • Are Baloni
      Are Baloni  Year ago +1

      Actually I am not 100% sure, but I think it’s birch!

  • Eduardo Valencia
    Eduardo Valencia Year ago

    Great work!

  • Xtra Moist
    Xtra Moist Year ago

    Is that the saw you "threw" out?

  • Dexter Ramos
    Dexter Ramos Year ago +1

    This one is awesome definitely gonna try this out on my appartment... Thanks Man! 😊

  • Delroy Clayton
    Delroy Clayton Year ago

    I also would like to know where you got the mounting bracket

    • Emca Un
      Emca Un 5 months ago

      Ecrit à la première ligne " Le matériel de montage provient d'une vieille étagère IKEA!"

    • Are Baloni
      Are Baloni  Year ago

      Delroy Clayton I took that from an old IKEA shelf 👍🏼

  • Sally Wieringa
    Sally Wieringa Year ago +1

    where did you get the mounting hardware?

    • Emca Un
      Emca Un 5 months ago

      Ecrit à la première ligne " Le matériel de montage provient d'une vieille étagère IKEA!"

  • veronica martinez

    What router bit did you use for the back where you attached the rods

  • Happy Dlamini
    Happy Dlamini Year ago

    Wooow, beautiful work man.

  • Eli Ben David
    Eli Ben David Year ago

    slab is quite heavy. i guess it's for decoration purpose only, fore anything else on it will cause damage to the wall behind it but albeit it's nice work - well done

  • JOGO
    JOGO Year ago +1

    Sweet !

  • Håkon Vikse
    Håkon Vikse 2 years ago +1

    12K😍

  • Ady Unix
    Ady Unix 2 years ago +1

    turn out gorgeous

    • Are Baloni
      Are Baloni  2 years ago

      Ady Unixmoment Thanks! I appreciate it!

  • R. Mercado
    R. Mercado 2 years ago +1

    Way togo young man! Very nice work.

  • Roomies Garage
    Roomies Garage 2 years ago

    When you were flattening the slab of wood did you use a special router bit? Loved the video found it entertaining.... cheers

    • Are Baloni
      Are Baloni  2 years ago

      Roomies Garage Nope, just a flat bottom bit :) Thank you!

  • Rahul Busviah
    Rahul Busviah 2 years ago +1

    Nice wood work

  • Mad Max
    Mad Max 2 years ago +3

    by the way nice job

  • Mad Max
    Mad Max 2 years ago +2

    Name of the song please

    • Are Baloni
      Are Baloni  2 years ago +2

      Mad Max We're in this together now - loving caliber 👍🏼