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View from the "Living Room"
I bought the lumber (smooth finished pine) and pegging rod from Home Depot. The 4 uprights have 2 pegs in their feet which fit into holes bored into the blue shelf. The top of these uprights are held in place by the cap shelf, with 2 nails that slip down thru the shelf into 2 vertical holes in each upright. This keeps the whole assembly together. Each lower shelf is installed at the back with one nail peg on each side. The shelf then pivots up, then rests back down on 1 nail peg on each side that hold up the front of the shelf.
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View from the "Bedroom"
Here is the completed shelf viewed from the bedroom, held together with nail pegs and completely disassemblable when closing up the camper. The lower shelves are adjustable at 2" increments. There is 3rd shelf in case it is needed. Holes are also drilled all along the upright boards for large cup hooks to be installed, wherever I want them. The whole thing disassembles in a few minutes and stores flat under the mattress, same as the kitchen shelves I built over the sink/stove area last year (photo below).
Yesterday I bought a small Emerson, 700 watt, .7 cu ft microwave from Wal-Mart, $50, which fits in perfectly. It's small and cute, but has a turntable large enough for a 9" dinner plate, tall enough for a large McDonalds syrefoam coffee cup. Meets my needs.