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Collar those canine accessories with style. Create a dog-theme shelf and leash holder plus a paw-print wall hook.
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Cut and assemble the dog head pattern and use spray adhesive to temporarily attach it to the face of the board (A). Clamp the board to a work surface and use a jigsaw with a fine-tooth blade to cut out the pattern. (Move and reclamp the board as needed.)
On one of the two shelf boards (B), lay out the shape of the shelf using a ruler and compass. Glue and clamp the boards together with the cut edges flush and let dry. (If the edges shift during clamping instead of remaining flush, recut them on a table saw to make them flush again and redraw the shelf pattern.)
Use a jigsaw with a fine-tooth blade to cut the shelf shape. Sand to the layout lines using 120-grit and 180-grit sandpaper with a scrapwood sanding block.
Refer to the Shelf and Leash Holder Project Diagrams to drill two pairs of overlapping 3/8-inch holes 1/4 inch deep to provide clearance for screws you'll use to hang the leash holder. Then drill 5/32-inch holes in the lower portion of each pair. Glue and screw the mounting block to the back of the dog head cut-out. Drill and mount the keyhole hangers over the holes. Check for clearance by inserting and sliding a screw head in the keyholes.
Drill countersunk pilot holes in the laminated shelf and continue them into the bottom edge of the dog head profile. Remove the keyhole hangers and paint the shelf (Pink Burst shown) and head (Starry Sky shown) separately (but not the areas to be glued). Glue and screw the shelf to the head and replace the keyhole hangers.
Cut out the small paw stencil for the front edge of the shelf. Cut out the design and use gentle dabs with a foam brush (Ultra White shown) to stencil the edge. Attach a split ring on a screw eye and add a tag to the split ring. Then screw the eye centered along the edge of the shelf.
Measure between the top ends of the keyhole hangers and use a level to mark mounting screw locations vertically where you'll install the shelf. Add wall anchors as needed and mounting screws. Slide the screws through the wide portion of the keyhole hangers and allow the shelf to slide down slightly into position.
Cut an oversize piece of 1 x 10 for the paw pads. Transfer the paw pad pattern to one end of the wood.
Place the board with the patterns on a piece of scrap wood and clamp both to a work surface. Drill centered 1/8-inch holes through each paw pattern.
Tape a 1/2-inch bit 1/2 inch from the tip as a depth guide and use the 1/8-inch hole as a guide to drill both paws. Then unclamp the boards.
Use a jigsaw with a fine-tooth blade to cut out the paw pads. Sand smooth the cut edges and the top face, wipe clean, and apply two coats of paint (Starry Sky shown). From a 1/2-inch dowel, cut two pieces 2 inches long. Sand the dowels smooth, wipe clean, and apply two coats of paint (Pink Burst shown).
Install wall anchors where you'll mount the paw pads, or position them over a wall stud. Screw the paw pad to the wall. Then insert a painted dowel to cover the screw.
Cut out the paw print stencil, including the location of the paw pad. Press the stencil against the wall and use gentle dabs of a foam brush to create the paw print.
Allow paint to dry overnight before using. Repeat for the second paw peg (medium or large) as desired.