Home Project This Shelf Once Installed Shows No Visible Signs Of Support Which Gives It A Clean Modern Look
Home project this shelf once installed shows no visible signs of support which gives it a clean modern look is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by gabriel with ID 12431996205 was uploaded on 17-02-2019 and has been viewed 125,718 times.
Easy Shelf Illustration by Mike Del Rizzo However, don't be fooled by this shelf's delicate appearance.When slipped over the two hidden arms, which are fastened to studs, this shelf is capable of supporting up to 50lbs.
There are two approaches to this project; which one you choose will depend on your tools and preferences.The shelf must be at least 1 ⅛" thick in order to conceal the shelf supports.The shelf's depth can be up to 8" deep, and to properly support the weight, the shelf must be a minimum of 18" long so that it spans two studs (assuming the studs are spaced 16" apart).
You can increase the load bearing capacity of the shelf by attaching extra shelf supports on additional studs for longer shelves.If you don't have lumber wide enough to make this shelf from a single piece, then it can be glued up from narrower stock.
By laminating your stock for the shelf, you can create the slots for the supports using a pair of shallow stopped dados that come together to create the slot.Detailed instructions come with the hardware.
A much more practical approach is to find some stock that is thick enough to allow...