Making a floating shelf with dovetails

This weeks project was a kind of simple project but as it involved dovetails which I have never done before I had to do a lot of practice to get the dovetails to look good. And I am super pleased with the result.

Sanding the last bit before adding a coat of hard wax oil

The shelf is made with the same material as the desk, Swedish Birch. I really enjoy how the birch looks with some hard wax oil. The oil has some white pigment in it to make it a little brighter. I think it also prevents the wood from going yellow.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5jy64GbxZA&feature=youtu.be

This is the link to the floating shelf bolt used in the video: https://geni.us/NFHc

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