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shelves with lip or groove for display ledge

In order to display books, artwork, or china its best to have either a groove or a small lip to help keep things upright. We can cut a 1/2" wide by 1/4" deep V-groove for $25 per shelf. To add a ¼” X ¼” lip  we can do for $40 per shelf. The lip has to be at least 1/4"set back from the front edge. In either case we will need a simple dimensioned sketch showing the location so we can get it Read More...

which primer to use on MDF shelves?

At the shop we use a catalyzed primer that must be applied with specialized spray equipment in a ventilated booth with fire suppression. If I wind up painting something at home though, here are my two top choices for primer, both available at most any hardware: For smooth surfaces at home #1 is Zinsser Bin white pigmented shellac primer. It sticks to about anything, can be topcoated with anything, excellent for sealing tannin from bleeding into the paint, and it dries really Read More...

Floating shelf recessed lighting

We don’t sell lighting though we will prepare your shelves either for puck lights or LED strips. Holes for pucks are $20 per hole. Most pucks will fit a 2-1/4” hole, some require a different size, please be sure to specify the correct size holes we need to drill.   We also offer a routed channel with a diffuser lens that we will flush mount into your shelves, $45 each shelf. Our channel will fit many of the strips available today, the inside dimension is 11/16” wide x Read More...

floating shelf installation on masonry wall

We recently installed some floating shelves on a concrete block wall using a system I have been wanting to try for some time now and found it worked very well. In this example the wall is a typical exterior wall for homes in Florida. Concrete block faced with rigid foam plus 3/4" furring and plaster over gypsum lath. This type of wall can be challenging to attach floating shelves to not because the wall lacks strength but more so because the rigid foam behind the furring will compress Read More...

Teak floating shelves

Made in USA Teak floating shelf 12″ x 36″ x 1-3/4″ $193/each. Free Shipping Read More...

Maple floating shelves

Made in USA Maple floating shelf 12″ x 60″ x 1-3/4″ $219/each Free Shipping Read More...

African mahogany floating shelf

 African mahogany floating shelf 6" x 24" x 1-3/4" $127 Free Shipping #wingardium-leviosa Read More...

Teak floating shelf

Teak floating shelf 11" x 48" x 1-3/4" $227 Free Shipping Read More...

chocolate espresso oak floating shelf

Chocolate espresso oak floating shelf 14" x 28" x 1-3/4" $251 Free Shipping Read More...

floating shelf ideas

#floatingshelves #kitchenshelves #woodshelf #woodshelves #kitchenshelf #customshelves #customshelving A photo posted by Customfloatingshelves (@customfloatingshelves.co) on May 24, 2015 at 10:49am PDT Read More...