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I have a built-in wardrobe without internal panels. I am planning to add some panels in it.

I bought 18 mm furniture panels with melamine coated.

How can I attach a horizontal panel to a vertical panel (T-Joint) ?

Should I used some wood plugs ?

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The usual method is to use a jig to drill rows of holes,

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then use plastic clips that press into the holes and support the shelf.

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There are many variations, including metal versions, some including holes for screws.

You could use dowels but that would look slightly less neat perhaps.

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  • Thanks very useful any idea where can I buy these ? – Jay Apr 27 '16 at 13:13
  • Shorts might do them ... but they are local to me. That's probably why shopping questions don't fare well on stackexchange websites. Try your local large national-chain DIY store. – RedGrittyBrick Apr 27 '16 at 13:15
  • The shelf supports are very common; the jig less so, but you can do without if you're precise in your drilling. – Daniel Griscom Apr 27 '16 at 14:30
  • do a search for "shelf pins" on Amazon, tons of different types. You can also check out shelf pilasters and clips if you haven't assembled the panels yet. – DrewJordan Apr 27 '16 at 15:10

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