We built this dog bone wall shelf for my puggle “Cinnamon” aka “Professional Photo Bomber” I wanted an area to hold her leash, treats, poop bags, and a few other essentials. So I imagined the shelf and Mr. DD made the plans for it.
This dog bone wall shelf is the perfect item to have at your back door. I decided to build my own shelf since I was not finding one that would hide all the dog items, look good and be functional.
Building the dog bone wall shelf
The first step is drawing out the shape of a bone onto a 12 x 1 wood board.
Cut out the bone pattern with a jigsaw. Sand all the edges after cutting to a smooth finish.
We cut a hole on the top to allow the poop bags to stick out of the top. I wanted this feature so I did not have to open the shelf to get baggies.
Attach the bone shape to the box using these hinges.
Add the finish to your dog bone wall shelf. I painted mine the same color as the door trim. I also added the custom “Cinnamon” stencil using the green wall color. Add hooks of your choice. I used these initial hooks to spell “DOG”
This is how Cinnamon received the name “Professional Photo Bomber.” I am always photographing something and she manages to sneak her cute little self in the picture. This was not staged, she came along and laid her little self down by her shelf and looked at me with those big brown puggle eyes and said “Is it done yet so we can go on a walk.” I am very certain that is what she was saying!
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