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The Westerly homeowners want sleek shelves on the fireplace wall that’s covered with shiplap. Jeff Sweenor shows Kevin O'Connor his technique for installing the floating white oak shelves and mantle. They screw cleats on the wall that will receive the shelves. The oak shelves were previously assembled, glued, and dado-cut on the table saw in his shop.
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