Mounting large cubby shelf to the wall. How?

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Forum topic by skogie1 posted 02-09-2015 10:49 PM 702 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-09-2015 10:49 PM

I’m going to make a cubby shelf for our entranceway at home. It’s going to be quite large, about 100” long, 12-14” deep and 14-16” tall. I’m working on how to mount it. Thinking of a french cleat maybe? Any thoughts or suggestions?

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#1 posted 02-09-2015 10:58 PM

Will it have a back? You could make it without a back and put either a top piece at the back to put screws thru or cut the angle for a french cleat on that piece and use the cleat. Get my drift? With the dimensions that I just reread, I’d be a bit concerned about the cleat alone holding it up. It sticks out just as far as it is deep. Might want to do both. Cleat and screws.

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#2 posted 02-09-2015 11:16 PM

It will have a back, yes. Cleat and screws sounds about right. Thanks.

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