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Skateboard as a Shelf

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

Boy writing at a desk with a skateboard as a shelfAnnie Schlechter

Purchase a pair of L-brackets (available at hardware stores) that are a little more than half as long as the skateboard's width. Screw the brackets into two studs in a wall, about 16 inches apart. Remove the trucks and the wheels from the skateboard—or leave them on if they aren't grungy and you want to hide the supports—and place the board atop the brackets.

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