Finally, an easy project

Our apartment has a long, central hall.  About halfway down it is this recessed area that was a door maybe or a window a long time ago. There are hooks in it to hang stuff from.

 

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And you can see we have been doing that.  But after living here a while we realized that it could be a book case.  Something that we really needed.  So I measured and it was off to OBI (the Home Depot of Italy).  And just like Home Depot the nice folks there will cut lumber for you. 

 

 

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It all fitted in very snugly.  I did not even need nails.

 

 

 

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So for 30 Euros and about 5 minutes work we got a bookcase and emptied 4 boxes of books on to it.   

 

Of course there is still a trunk full of books and 2 boxes of books that are set aside to sell, trade or give away.  And please, please, unless I specifically ask you for a book, please don’t send me any.  Magazines are another matter. 

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1 Comment

  1. BK

    Martha, I am so impressed with your carpentry skills. The bookcase looks great-such a good use of space!
    BK

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