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Shelf cleat - recommended length & bevel

I am updating our walk in closet with 16" bullnose shelves (15" actual size), which will be supported by 1x4 cleats. Materials for both are MDF. Length -- At homes in my area, I have seen cleats ...
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LED strips on separate shelves

I just bought LED strips that works with Alexa, so if i want it to work must be connected to that exactly power source, i want to install it in 3 different shelves that are going to be separate but i ...
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How to fix a floating wall shelf on an uneven wall

I just installed some floating wall shelves from ikea but my wall is uneven horizontally and one of the shelves is sticking out, not tight to the wall. Is there any way to fix this? These are the ...
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Anchor 1x2 wood on cabinet side wall

Can anyone recommend a good method of anchoring a 1x2 9" wood strip on the side of the cabinet wall? The strip will be used as a shelving bracket. I don't expect there to be a lot of weight but I'd ...
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Suspended platform hanger support spacing calculation

I am building a 8' x 4' storage shelf that I would like to hang from my ceiling. The frame of the shelf is constructed using 2" x 4". I have 2 x 4 cross supports every 24 inches. The shelf attached to ...
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What's the mechanism to maintain this shelf stable

I want to know what's the mechanism to maintain this shelf stable even when they tilt the wall-bed: I would like to build something similar myself (not for a bed though). I researched about gimbal + ...
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How to remove built-in shelf without damaging

I have an angled shelf I'd like to remove from an old built-in unit in the house. However, I can't see how it is secured. It is solid wood and is very sturdy. Appears to be some glue at the seams (...
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Installing a shelf in the bathroom

I am trying to mount the following shelf in my bathroom: Backside of shelf: The current screws I have for the shelf: Close up: My question: Are those the correct screws? Do they fit? Seems really ...
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Thickness of Acrylic for shelves with 39" span

I'm planning to mount acrylic shelves in front of a window. The shelves will be 10" deep and 39" long. I will be using brackets on both ends that run the full depth of the shelves. There will be no ...
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simple niche/nook shelf: boards resting on screws

I have a niche/nook in a room (marked red) and some leftover chipboards of width 16mm. Together they should make a simple shelf. So I would cut the chipboards to the same width/depth as the niche/...
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Built a shelf out of 2x4s but some braces do not meet, will they hold?

I paid someone else to build this basic shelf for me because i'm no carpenter, but i'm a little concerned about it's integrity because it will be holding aquariums. It's a frame of 2x4s with enough ...
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Identification of unique DIY floating shelf bracket

I'm trying to recreate these shelves. Does anyone know what these steel brackets are called? Or have any ideas how to do this in a different way? https://stillfried.com/products/das-kleine-b-b-87
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What is the cheapest wood or wood-like material strong enough for books?

I would like to create wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling bookshelves in a room, to hold several thousand books. The shelves for the larger books is in a grid like this, with vertical columns like in ...
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Hidden/Floating Hardware for Solid Wood Alcove Shelves?

I would like to install some thick pieces of wood to form alcove shelves or a built-in bookshelf. They will be tied into studs on the left and right. Minimal support in the rear, against a false wall....
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Ikea 5x5 Kallax disassembly (cross dowels)

I want to disassemble my 5x5 Kallax, due to me moving. My Problem is, that there are dowels going vertically through 3 panels. See the manual Manual page 13 and onwards for a graphic description. How ...
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What kind of wheels do I need?

I would like to put my 3 ft x 1 ft x 2 ft shelves on wheels. They will be used to hold books in my classroom so they need to be fairly sturdy. However the wood is only 3/4 in thick. What kind of ...
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Bracket specification for wall-mounted desk

I've ordered a new desktop which will be made of solid oak. Its dimensions are 2300mm (L) x 820mm (W) (approx. 90.5" x 32"). I doubt it's relevant except for estimating its weight but it's 27mm (1") ...
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How do I reattach a shelf to the wall when it ripped out of the wall?

I had attached a shelf to my wall using the hardware that came with the shelf, but then it came crashing down in the middle of the night and all of my stuff came down with it. The hardware came from ...
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Hangin IKEA ALGOT shelve on drywall-like structure

There is a 50 mm thick wall which separates my balcony from the neighbors one. The damage done accidentally by my neighbor, show structure similar to drywall I was thinking about mounting an IKEA ...
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What type of shelf support peg is this?

My kitchen cabinets have the support pegs shown in the photo below. The one on top is the front peg and the one on the bottom is the rear. The
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Are there simple ways to construct shelving under a kitchen worktable?

I have the following worktable in my kitchen: I'd like to have another "shelf" below the table top. Are there any simple solutions to this problem? It might be possible to purchase another shelf ...
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How to support this shelf?

I found this shelf already attached to supports and I'd like to put it up on the back of this cedar closet. The cedar closet is built out of a frame of 2"x4"s, but the width between the 2x4s ...