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Install a shelf on brackets

Nothing is easier than the break of a shelf on brackets. Easy and inexpensive, this method still requires the respect of a few rules.

Necessary material

  • Pencil
  • Rule
  • Bubble level
  • Anchors
  • Screwdriver
  • Screw

Marking the holes to be made

Marking the holes to be made

1. Position the square at the desired location. Adjust its verticality with the bubble level. Place the screws on the wall that will fix the brackets.

Setting up the brackets

Setting up the brackets

2. After drilling the holes in the wall using a drill bit suitable for the material, place the dowels and screw the brackets. Do not hesitate to use an electric screwdriver.

Laying the tablet on the brackets

Laying the tablet on the brackets

3. Place the wooden shelf on the brackets. Check its position and horizontality.

The tablet is fixed with screws

The tablet is fixed with screws

4. To stabilize the assembly, screw the shelf underneath. Before that, make sure that the length of the screws is significantly less than the thickness of the board.

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