Published at Monday, May 15th, 2017 - 21:54:34 PM. Shelf. By Alek.
Updating Your Home With Glass Shelf Brackets Shelving of any type is very important in any home. They are not only convenient spaces for storage or for displaying treasures - the shelves themselves are considered furniture pieces, so they should be equally appealing to the eye and match the interiors of your room. If you are going for a more modern and minimalist vibe in your room design, you have probably foregone traditional bulky wooden shelves, and opted for ones made of clean, shiny glass. If this is the case, then you need to know everything about glass shelf brackets - they are integral to the form and function of your beautiful glass shelf. Glass shelf brackets will provide the additional security that your collection needs. Glass is a very fragile material, so while it looks very elegant and exquisite, it is also more prone to breaking than wood or metal. Glass shelf brackets will give your glass shelves more support and security by lessening its propensity to slip and break. You need to get brackets that are specifically designed for glass shelving. Fortunately, these brackets can come in many styles and designs so you do not have to worry about compromising aesthetics. Attaching the brackets to the shelves is also a little different from attaching brackets to ordinary wooden shelves. Usually, instead of drills and screws, the brackets have slots where the glass will be slid into. Be sure to consult a professional or read the mounting instructions carefully before drilling them against the wall. Glass shelving and shelf brackets for glass shelves are commonly found and used in bathroom interiors, because glass is waterproof and easy to clean. Instead of having closed cupboards or drawers in your bathroom, it is much more convenient and attractive to have shelving and brackets made of glass. Bathroom essentials would look more elegant lined up on a glass shelf near the mirror. Your personal time will feel more elegant and relaxing when your bathroom possesses a clear and pleasing ambiance. Aside from the bathroom, you can also consider bringing glass shelves into other rooms in your house. More and more designers are exploring various materials for creating homes - you can see houses with whole glass walls, and even glass desks and countertops. Naturally, glass shelves and glass shelf brackets will follow suit - not just in the bathroom, but in the rest of the house. It can be a great way to spruce up the kitchen counter, or the living room wall. Instead of having jars lined up on the counter or photos framed against the wall, why not have them placed atop an elegant glass fixture? Even without screws, the glass shelf brackets will definitely help from keeping these things from sliding or crashing to the ground. Using glass shelf brackets for your glass shelves will be a great way to update the look of any room without resorting to drastic repainting or renovations. It is a simple way to inject elegance into your shelving without sacrificing function and storage of your collections.
Easy Home Storage Projects - Building a Floating Wall Shelf When it comes to home storage, floating wall shelves are incredibly versatile. They can be added just about anywhere, from the garage to your living room, bathroom, bedrooms or kitchen. Line the shelves with storage baskets to conceal clutter, or display decorative items, childrens toys, or books. The options are virtually endless. Plus, floating shelves can be finished in a multitude of ways to accommodate any decor. Use a bright paint color to contrast the wall and have a modern pop, or use a classic wood stain to create a rustic, traditional feel. Creating floating wall shelves is such a simple carpentry project, that even a novice can tackle it. All you need for this project is wood, a tape measure, sandpaper, a leveler, a jig saw, L brackets, varnish, and wood stain or paint and paint brushes. When you are ready to go, simply follow these instructions: • First you must determine the shelving dimensions. The standard thickness for a shelf is 1", but you can create shelves of any length or width, depending on your needs and the space you have. • Once you have determined the dimensions, measure the wall space with your tap measure, transfer the measurement to the wood, and then cut the wood to the required length using the jig saw. • Use the sand paper to smooth out the jagged edge left behind by the jig saw. This will give your shelf a clean, smooth finish. If the wood is jagged on other edges, smooth those out as well. • Stain or paint the entire shelf before attaching it to the wall. Wood may require more than one coat of paint. Be sure to let the paint dry completely before applying a second coat. • Once the paint or stain is completely dry, apply varnish. This will give the shelf a protective finish that minimizes day-to-day wear and tear. If you want the shelf to be glossy, apply a second coat of varnish. You should gently sand the shelf between varnish coats to ensure a smooth finish. • Attach the L brackets to the shelf first. I recommend spacing them every 24" for a stronger, more stable shelf. • Now attach the shelf to the wall. I recommend using a leveler to ensure the shelf is perfectly even.
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