Friday, October 23, 2015

How to Repair Soap Damaged Shelf - Part 5 of 6 - Shelf Liner

Fig.1 Plastic shelf liner
By Gary Boutin

Tools and Supplies:
Pen permanent marker
Plastic liner

Our  laundry room shelf was damaged from the liquid soap used in our washing machine. These posts shows a simple repair of how this shelf is repaired.

This post shows the eight steps of installing the custom vinyl shelf liner.

Step 1: Fig.1 shows the plastic liner that will be used on the wooden shelf. Fig.2 shows that scissors are needed to cut the vinyl liner.
Fig.2 Scissors
Step 2: Fig.3 shows the shelf liner comes in a large roll.

Fig.3 Vinyl roll
Step 3: Fig.4 and fig.5 shows that scissors was used to cut the back part of the shelf liner.
Fig.4 First cut
Fig.5 Permanent marker

Step 4: Fig.6 and fig.7 shows the cut line made from the first sheet and the cutting of the second sheet for the laundry shelf.

Fig.6 Marker line
Fig.7 Cutting second sheet
Step 5: The back shelf liner sheet is placed first and placed at the back of the shelf. The forward sheet needed a custom fit around doors and corners. This will give two layer of plastic over the area that houses the bleach and liquid detergent soap. Fig.8 shows the location of the back sheet.
Step 6: Fig.9 and fig.10 shows a permanent pen was used to mark the areas for the corners and the center. Fig.11 shows the cut was made for the corner.
Fig.9 Permanent marker
Fig.10 Mark the corner
Fig.11 Corner cut
Step 7: Fig.12 shows the front custom shelf liner to help the liner stay in place on the shelf. Fig.13 shows the installation of the vinyl shelf liner.
Fig.12 Custom front shelf liner
Fig.13 Shelf liner
Step 8: Fig.14 shows the center divide were the liner was cut to hold the liner in place. Fig.15 shows the left corner was cut and installed. These liner were cut prior to painting the shelf.
Fig.14 Center cut
Fig.15 Left corner cut

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