We also ended up recutting a bunch of shelves that were not done correctly by Shaun's buddy, a huge bummer at $20 a board. We had enough, but I was hoping to return the extras. Worse, I had primed and painted all the old ones. La-di-frickin-da.
We spent a lot of time with the hand sander getting the edges cleaned up and making sure the shelves would have room to come in and out of the shelf supports. Did I mention how much I hate sanding? ps - I wore my painting shirt two days in a row because you all liked it so much. And it was already dirty. And I didn't want to look for another painting shirt.
We knew that all the edges of the unit had to be finished with something, because of unsightly things like this: