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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Installing Duraline Floating Shelves on a wall that isn't FLAT!

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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.

Andy Mac

For many years Andy ran a successful property maintenance business. He's established and run award winning companies over the years and has been self employed most of his life. He now shares his experiences via several YouTube channels and the UK's first commercial joinery podcast.
Andy Mac