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Studio and Office

Design by Melissa Schmitt.
Studio bookshelves created from salvaged timbers and large threaded rod. Wood was left raw after wire wheeling to clean it up.
Photos by: Adrian Gregorutti
URL
http://schmittcompany.com

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December 25, 2012
petewendt wrote:
Dimensions - Can you please tell me the thickness of the boards, total height of the wall unit and space between shelves? Thank you and congratulations! This thing is awesome!
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dan23nyc
any luck in finding the rods?
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Matt Boersma
These are black iron nipple fittings(maybe 8") into union fittings(the bolts). All this can be bought at a place like Lowes.
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November 17, 2012
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dan23nyc
Any luck finding the rod and bolts?
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October 4, 2012
cjmddreamhouse2012 wrote:
Did you do anything to the pipes? Or did you just paint them?
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dan23nyc
Bolts?
Etc
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Poor House Interior Design
Rods were degreased and waxed. No paint involved.
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May 4, 2012
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zpdedoda
Local architectural salvage companies (our local also salvages the old timber joists from city buildings). You might also check with smaller lumber mills in your area.
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rhipple
try boards and beams in NJ at www.woodboardsandbeams.com they have a great reclaimed wood selection
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March 30, 2012
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August 19, 2011
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Kelly Porter
A similar color to try is Luau Green 6712 by Sherwin Williams.
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July 30, 2011
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Poor House
We used 1 1/2" threaded rod for the vertical metal pieces.
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motherbear
1 1/2" threaded rod for the vertical metal pieces....some type of flange @ the bottom(to rest on floor). Show picture @ HW store.
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December 11, 2013
gingerana wrote:
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July 14, 2013
marcelloulou wrote:
What exactly does wire wheeling the wood mean?
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January 18, 2013
Shelly Scott wrote:
How much would the cost of the supplies be to do this project? - I don't want to spend lots of money on book cases but i want something that is easy to take down and move with. I don't want anything that has be nailed into the walls
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Shawn Gauthier added this to Get Your House Back-to-School Ready
Load your kids' rooms with shelving; they’re going to need it to help them stay organized. Plus, starting them with basic organization tools will help them kick off the year on the right foot. This design is a great space saver as it includes both shelving and a desk.
Pangaea Interior Design, Portland, OR added this to Create a Customized Office Look Without Built-Ins
Think big and fill the wall with your storage. These free-standing shelves with incorporated desk surface were made from reclaimed, thick planks on long, threaded rods.
14. The contractors at this office made this fabulous bookshelf out of salvaged timbers and large threaded rod. The lime-green wall really makes the bookshelf pop.

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