Ways To Creating Floating Shelves
Floating shelves are not difficult to make. Here are several ways to create floating shelves. Take wooden boards of the desired type. The one used for support has to be two inches thick and the one used for shelf can be 3/4-1 inch thick. Decide the location of the floating shelves. Decide the number of shelves you want and accordingly arrange them to have a classic floating shelf design. Mark the locations. Now decide the size of floating shelves, how much broad and how much long you want them. This completely depends on your requirements. Let us take our shelf to be 12 inches broad and 30 inches long. Also, decide the height at which it is to be placed on the wall. This is the place where you need to fix its supports. If you are wondering how to make floating shelf brackets, which are not visible, here’s the procedure. Mark the position. Take 2″x2″ wood that is as long as the width of the shelf, that is 30 inches in this case. Fix this on the wall using 5-7, 3″ or longer wood screws. You need to place it below the marking of the floating shelf, align its border with the lower border of the shelf marking. This forms the support for the shelf.
Now, take a 12 inch wide and 30 inches long wood which is of 1 inch thickness. Place this on the 2″x2″ wood fixed in step 3, touching the wall. Now, fix this using 5-7 screws from the top of the shelf perpendicular to the 2″x2″ wood on the wall. The floating shelf is ready. Fix other shelves in the same way. Well, the procedure is easy, but what’s important is that you place them right and enhance your home decor.