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boydkramer
Floating Shelves

I am trying to design some floating shelves for pictures and am somewhat puzzled by how to attach the shelves to the wall. The best idea I have seen is below. Any ideas where I would get a similar cleat? What is this actually called?

kenneth
Re: Floating Shelves

Rockler.com sells a variety of interlocking cleat hardware. Here's a link: http://www.rockler.com/CategoryView.cfm?Cat_ID=20
I would recommend a continuous cleat system for your shelving; they seem to support heavier loads. As always, fasten each cleat tot he studs in at least two locations.

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