Making Slip-Proof Shelves

To keep shelves from sliding off of the narrow, round shelf pins, I like to rout notches in the shelves for the pins to rest in. To do this, I turn to my router table. A straight bit makes a clean, flat notch. And a pair of stop blocks clamped to the fence guide the shelf.

Shelf Pins


Sources for some of the hardware and supplies mentioned in this tip.

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