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How to use already existing bolts width to hang a floating shelf that has holes of different spacing?

Yes, make a bracket that bolts to the wall with the existing bolts. Depending on the distance between the existing bolts, the fixing points of the new item (shelf) and the envisaged load, the bracket ...
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Determining shear on drywall anchors / toggle bolts

It seems simpler to mount this the way it was designed to be mounted, and just hang it from the ceiling. Screw hooks are commonly available, and if driven up into a floor joist should be more than ...
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Determining shear on drywall anchors / toggle bolts

This is a weird (maybe dumb) idea but I get it. First you cannot have something hang from two anchors in the corner or it will just sit against the corner. You could raise the tension but I am ...
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Determining shear on drywall anchors / toggle bolts

You have studs, so the simple solution would be a 16" or larger shelf bracket attached to a stud, so the 15" radius of the 30" diameter chandelier doesn't hit the wall. Only have to ...
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