Floating Shelves on an Uneven Wall

I’m fitting some Duraline floating shelves on an uneven wall. These are normally relatively simple to fit but the wall causes a few problems due to it being at a dodgy angle.

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These Duraline shelves aren’t as good as IKEA Lack shelves… but you make the best of what you’ve got to work with. The wall was massively out of plumb so I had to use wedges behind the brackets to level them out. The wall in this Victorian property was made of ultra-diamond-hard bricks. Not a problem for the SDS drill. I ended up using brown wall plugs for this but in reality red plugs would have been absolutely fine with 10ga screws. Fitted, solid, happy.

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016
Originally published: 17 Oct 2016


Andy Mac