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Old 06-13-2005, 08:19 PM
 
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Very neat!

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too cool!

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These are sooooo cool! I sent this idea to a friend of mine this morning, and she's building her shelves TONIGHT! Thank you for passing this on!
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LianneM they look great!!! How are they working for you?
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I am so glad I stumbled onto this thread!!! Awesome Idea, I'm sending it to my friend the teacher

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I've been trying to figure a way to make this kind of shelf for months - studying units at playgroup; drawing sketches; trying to get inspiration from a stack of wooden pallets behind our shed that are pretty much the limit of our building supplies...

Going to show this to dh!

about pics - we had the ability for just a little while it seems, and now they're back to links



oh, and how is it that you all managed to find that weird carpet-y stuff under all of your dc's things? Your rooms like kinda odd and clean-like.... Got a secret??
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oh, and how is it that you all managed to find that weird carpet-y stuff under all of your dc's things?
You mean carpet???

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I just LOVE this idea!! I'm gonna show dh tonight and see if we can do this for ds. I know he'd read his books more often if he could *see* them!!!

Thanks for the wonderful pics and description of how to build!
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What a *great* idea! I've also got a question - have your children tried to climb them - like steps? I have a 3 year old and 1 year old and well, they both like to climb. I don't know how sturdy rain gutters are; I live in Arizona...don't think I've ever seen a rain gutter. :
fwiw, my 2yo is a BIG time climber and so far she's never tried to climb ours. they are really easy for even the little ones to put the books back and so easy to make/install!!

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cool. We are going to use this idea!!!
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This is such a cool idea; thanks for posting. I called my Dh in to take a look and he asked me to forward a link. How neat.

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