In one of our articles we tried to understand whether to do open shelves in the kitchen. And if you decide that this option suits you, then this guide will be very useful. Today we will tell you how to make and hang a massive shelf in the kitchen.
Shelves look good, and was able to withstand the weight of dishes and cooking utensils, they must be massive enough. Find a wide thick Board for the manufacture of such shelves is not a problem. But, if you just hang the massive shelves by means of clips and brackets, it will spoil their appearance, and the desired strength to fail. So try to make the fasteners invisible and quite durable.
Materials and tools:
- 2-foot boards of solid wood, a cross section of about 300×40 mm
- special hidden brackets for mounting shelves or materials for their manufacture
- pen drill
How to make and hang a shelf with his hands
If you have no special mounts, they can be made independently. To do this, the metal profile to the desired length weld the two pipe sections. The length of the pipes should be such that they were almost through wooden shelves.
Now you need to determine the location of shelves and cause markings on the wall.
A punch to make grooves that the metal profile completely drowned in the wall.
Fix the brackets using the anchors.
Tip: if you giacalone wall, it is necessary to anchor entered the rack frame.
A Board sawed into segments of a desired length. On the rear edge of each of the boards to mark places for pipe holes.
Drill pen drill, keep the drill had passed through.
Put shelves on brackets. If they were in place, further locking the shelves is not necessary. If the same regiment were put on the tube is easy, the bottom holes so they went through the tube and screw in in them screws.
Solid, reliable shelf ready!