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The floating shelf installed in Brian's sister's house.

No Visible Means of Support

Installing a floating Shelf

by Brian Knight—GBI Technical Advisor

Above: The completed floating shelf, installed in Brian’s sister’s home and decorated with her colorful collection of birdhouses.

It was only after I said, “No problem” to my sister’s request for a shelf installed on the wall of her new house that she dropped the other shoe. She wanted a floating shelf that would be cantilevered from the wall with nothing visible holding it up. “Simple,” I said out loud, but I was thinking, “how the heck am I going to do this?” I decided to use hardware bonding to install the shelf. Continue reading