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Float 48w 8d 2h Wall Shelf
Wood: Cherry
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Float wall shelves have a modern, sleek design that’s perfect for displaying picture frames, artwork or decorative items. Handcrafted by artisans in North Dakota, these minimalist shelves are an ideal solution for small spaces. Mount a single shelf or cluster several together to create a larger arrangement.

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Details of Float 48w 8d 2h Wall Shelf

  • Dimensions: 48"w 8"d 2"h
  • Includes: sheetrock wall anchors
  • Wall Mounting: mounting bracket
  • Product Origin: made in North Dakota
  • Item Number: 932122
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    • Wood: cherry See full material details
    • Finish: lacquer
    • Material Description: Cherry adds timeless warmth and character to your room. Even after cherry is harvested and made into furniture, it continues to be a living, breathing material that responds to its environment - it expands and contracts with changes in humidity and also changes color over time as it's exposed to air, sunlight and wear. New cherry ranges in color from light brown with pink undertones to reddish brown and will beautifully darken to a deep, reddish brown over time.

List of parts

  • 36" Float Wall Shelf:
  • 2 screws
  • 2 wall anchor screws (plus 1 optional)
  • 2 wall anchors (plus 1 optional)
  • wood bracket
  • shelf
  • 48" Float Wall Shelf:
  • 3 screws
  • 3 wall anchor screws (plus 1 optional)
  • 3 wall anchors (plus 1 optional)
  • wood bracket
  • shelf

Tools needed

  • #2 Phillips screwdriver
  • power drill
  • pencil

Note: Maximum recommended load is 20 pounds.

Directions

  1. Place mounting bracket against the wall at the desired location. Note: Pre-drilled bracket holes should be toward the top side.
  2. Mark hole locations on the wall with a pencil.
  3. Use a #2 Phillips screwdriver to install the wall anchors at marked wall location. Note: Install the head of the wall anchor flush to the wall; when mounting over studs, wall anchors are not required.
  4. Hold the bracket against the wall; install provided screws through the bracket and into the wall anchors or studs. Do not overtighten.
  5. Optional screw(s) are included for anchoring bracket to a wall stud. Note: It is highly recommended to have a minimum of one screw fastened to a wall stud to prevent sagging of the shelf assembly.
    1. Locate wall stud.
    2. Pre-drill a 3/16" hole through shelf bracket and sheetrock/wall panel at the wall stud location.
  6. Place hanging shelf over bracket and flush to the wall with the small pilot holes facing up.
  7. While holding the shelf flush and tight against the wall, install the small screws through the top of the shelf and into the top side of the mounting bracket.

Customer Reviews

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Float 36w 8d 2h Wall Shelf
 
3.9

(based on 35 reviews)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great design (27)
  • Color (23)
  • Quality construction (21)
  • Good price / value (13)
  • Unique (10)

Cons

  • Poor quality (7)
  • Difficult to hang (3)

Best Uses

  • Display photography/art (27)
  • Decoration (14)
  • Accent (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Modern/contemporary (17), Mid-century modern (12), Survivalist / minimalist (10), Eclectic (9)

Reviewed by 35 customers

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2.0

No way to ensure level installation

By Raj

from Arlington, VA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Color
  • Great design

Cons

  • Difficult to hang

Best Uses

    Customer comments about Float 36w 8d 2h Wall Shelf:

    The shelf looks nice and goes with our other R&B furniture, but there is no way to ensure a level installation if there are any variations in the wall, as there are in most cases.

    • I live in a:
    • House
     
    4.0

    Beautiful Shelves/Difficult to Install

    By Tammy

    from Arlington, VA

    Style Mid-century modern

    Pros

    • Color
    • Great design
    • Quality construction

    Cons

    • Difficult to hang

    Best Uses

    • Display photography/art

    Customer comments about Float 48w 8d 2h Wall Shelf:

    I give these shelves 5 stars for design/look and 3 stars for ease of install. I hired somebody to install for me because I didn't want to ruin the wall and I know my limitations. I am writing this as he is hanging 2/3 shelves and 2 1/2 hours in. He said that the person that designed the mounting hardware should not have been paid. He is using some of his own hardware to finish install. That said...love the look, love the shelves...just beware of hanging challenges.

    • I live in a:
    • Apartment/condo
    • This product is used in my:
    • Living room/family room/great room
     
    1.0

    Not well made

    By Mc

    from Chicago il

    Style Mid-century modern

    Verified Buyer

    Customer comments about Float 48w 8d 2h Wall Shelf:

    The shelves arrived damaged and they are not well consructed . The walnut is only a 1/8 box that slides on to a pine support .

    • I live in a:
    • House
    • This product is used in my:
    • Living room/family room/great room
     
    1.0

    Highly recommend to remove this product from your portfolio

    By Serra Bicak

    from STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT

    Style Modern/contemporary

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Difficult to hang

      Best Uses

        Customer comments about Float 48w 8d 2h Wall Shelf:

        Impossible to level properly. Regardless of how well you install it to the wall, it still tilts forwards. We bought two of these items and one of them is more horrible than the other. I have this huge shelf on my wall now and not able to display anything on it as anything would essentially fall.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Would need immediate customer service.

        • I live in a:
        • House
        • This product is used in my:
        • Living room/family room/great room
         
        5.0

        Gorgeous!

        By Kate

        from Austin, TX

        Style Mid-century modern

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Affordable
        • Color
        • Great design
        • Quality construction
        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Accent
          • Display photography/art

          Customer comments about Float 48w 8d 2h Wall Shelf:

          I bought two of these, and mounted them in a staggered way on a long, empty wall in my open concept LR/DR. They are GORGEOUS, and they add just the right touch. They were very easy to hang. I have just a few fairly lightweight decor items on them, but they seem sturdy enough to hold a few heavier things.

          Service and delivery comments:

          My delivery man Dan did a fantastic job! This was part of a 20-piece order. He and his partner arrived on time; unloaded, unpacked, and placed everything very quickly; and never made a mark on any wall. R&B delivery services are by far the best I've ever experienced.

          • I live in a:
          • House
          • This product is used in my:
          • Living room/family room/great room
           
          5.0

          I like the simple, contemporary look of the shelves.

          By ayusem

          from Blue Bell, PA

          Style Eclectic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Affordable
          • Color
          • Great design
          • Quality construction
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Decoration
            • Display photography/art

            Customer comments about Float 48w 8d 2h Wall Shelf:

            Simple, contemporary. Only the wood of the shelf ia visible: no hardware or brackets. Only problem is that one must be aware that the shelf can hold no more than twenty pounds.

            Service and delivery comments:

            excelent. on tome as promised

            • I live in a:
            • House
            • This product is used in my:
            • Home office, Living room/family room/great room
             
            5.0

            Nice shelf!

            By MulderDSM

            from Des Moines, IA 50309

            Style Modern/contemporary

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Color
            • Great design
            • Quality construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Accent
              • Display photography/art

              Customer comments about Float 36w 8d 2h Wall Shelf:

              I was surprised on how easy it was to install. Love the looks!

              • I live in a:
              • Apartment/condo
              • This product is used in my:
              • Master Bathroom
               
              5.0

              Beautiful and functional

              By Leslie in MT

              from MIssoula MT

              Style Eclectic, Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Affordable
              • Color
              • Great design
              • Quality construction
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Display photography/art

                Customer comments about Float 48w 8d 2h Wall Shelf:

                I made a picture wall that includes a wall hung flat screen tv and the cherry floating shelf so the picture rail marched that and also is proud of the wall which works well given that the tv is also. It's very attractive and well made-ingenious design-I love it!! Room and Board has become my go to for furniture and home decorating.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Yes, customer service is awesome

                • I live in a:
                • House
                • This product is used in my:
                • Living room/family room/great room
                 
                4.0

                I love this shelves.

                By Bogumila

                from Ohio

                Style Mid-century modern

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Color
                • Great design
                • Quality construction
                • Unique

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Decoration
                  • Display photography/art

                  Customer comments about Float 36w 8d 2h Wall Shelf:

                  Very modern and elegant shelves. I was looking for floating shelves for some period of time but nothing compered to this product. Easy to mount.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  It was very easy to order . Fast delivery.

                  • I live in a:
                  • House
                  • This product is used in my:
                  • Dining area

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Beautiful shelves

                  By Dawna

                  from Atlanta, GA

                  Style Eclectic, Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

                  Pros

                  • Affordable
                  • Color
                  • Great design
                  • Quality construction
                  • Unique

                  Cons

                  • Packaging for shipping

                  Best Uses

                  • Display photography/art

                  Customer comments about Float 48w 8d 2h Wall Shelf:

                  If these were packed with a minimal amount of styrofoam at the ends, it could minimize a lot of the shipping damage. Otherwise, these are beautiful pieces and look great once installed.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Seriously need to package these better. Simple fix, people.

                  • I live in a:
                  • House
                  • This product is used in my:
                  • Home office

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