I can't see a problem with hollow core sides, all you need is some wood
between the skins for the shelf pin holes. I do it all the time.
The problem is your desire to have moveable shelves...easy to hide the wire
for a fixed shelf, pretty hard for a moveable one (FWIW and IME moveable
shelves almost never get moved). However, the only way I can think of to do
it is to have a race routed in the side(s) or back, partially fill that race
with a strip of wood that is in sections...if you gotta move a shelf, juggle
the sections so the wire exits where you want it.
adjustability for. Different size books, displays , whatever. After that
no one moves it.. agreed.
However, the only way I can think of to do
What I think I might do is take Swingman's idea, add 1/2 ply ...
So take the existing 3/4 inch panels I have already cut, route part of
the channel in the 3/4,
route the rest of the race in the 1/2 leaving about a 1/4" of thickness
for the lip that hides the wire. Hopefully that would be enough
thickness. I can glue the 3/4 and 1/2 together using either cauls or
vacum bagging, but the vac bag might break the lip... there's a lot of
force in vac bagging.
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