Mounting Shelves

Updated March 20, 2022

CLICK ON TITLE above for youtube demonstrating metal stud technique

Equip List:

stud finder
drill and bit (1/8 bit for # 8 screws)
tape measure
level for vertical and horizontal


brackets, various depths
screws #8 OR
anchors (for metal studs)


Find metal stud center using small bit, they are narrower than wooden studs, and room is needed for the anchor to open

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