Floating book shelves
Typical store-bought floating shelves are suitable only for displaying objects, as they have a weight capacity of 10 or so
pounds. That's why California architect Stephen Atikinson created what might be called built-in floaters of pine and red oak,
with seriously strong support.
The total cost of the project was $500. Wood trim hides the brackets supporting the shelves, creating an elegant appearance reinforced by the larger display shelf at the bottom.
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