Boat Nautical Shelf

I’m Michael Tyler and for more than 8 years I have been creating Vectric’s Free monthly projects. I’ve made everything from spring wreaths and mantle clocks, to snow sledges and cheeseboards.

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Boat Nautical Shelf

The "Boat Hull Nautical Shelf" is an attractive way to display small treasures for your home or office. The sample’s hull walls, shelves and boat tip were selectively stained. The edge trim and inside back panel were left a natural light color. The instructions included with the file outline the specific method to acomplish this.

The two-tone wood finish on the sample is intended to resemble certain vintage wooden boats from the past. Of course, you may opt for a different type of finish, “shabby-chic” pastel perhaps? In any case, have fun with it and 'sea' what you can create!

Dimensions are approximately: 10.25 " W x 21.5" T x 3.625" D

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Versions 8+ of the software

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