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Mantel 48w Wall Shelf
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Handcrafted in North Dakota, this simple shelf is perfect for displaying decorative items or as much-needed storage in a small space. Each shelf holds up to 20 pounds. Uses Hangman Mounting System, included.

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Details of Mantel 48w Wall Shelf

  • Dimensions: 48"w 10"d 4"h
  • Wall Mounting: mounting bracket
  • Product Origin: made in North Dakota
  • Item Number: 166402

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Wall Shelf 48w
 
4.1

(based on 10 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great design (8)
  • Quality construction (8)
  • Color (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Display photography/art (8)
  • Accent (6)
  • Decoration (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Modern/contemporary (7), Survivalist / minimalist (4), Mid-century modern (3)

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4.0

Great Shelf

By ESWChicago

from Chicago, IL

Style Mid-century modern, Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Color
  • Easy to install
  • Great design
  • Quality construction

Cons

  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • Accent
  • Decoration
  • Display photography/art

Customer comments about Mantel 36w Wall Shelf:

We bought two of these and hung them above our sink to display our kitchen mug collection on. They were *really* easy to install and make our artwork look great. My only caveat was that they were a big expensive for what they were, but overall, I am very happy with them!

  • I live in a:
  • Apartment/condo
  • This product is used in my:
  • Kitchen

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4.0

Great looking and functional shelving

By Cherry wood aficionado

from Central New Jersey

Style Mid-century modern, Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Color
  • Great design
  • Quality construction
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Accent
    • Display photography/art
    • Store Books

    Customer comments about Wall Shelf 48w:

    This is a great design for flexible shelving.

    I bought them (2) to install above my desk. The edge on the front is good for keeping items from sliding, and they are sturdy enough to hold a few books. The installation system, using the slot screwed into studs, can support far more than 20 lbs (incidentally, the same system is used for hanging my EV charging unit on the garage wall), but perhaps the construction of the shelf itself limits the rated weight to 20 lbs (I haven't tried to test this limit).

    A nice thing about the shelves is that they can be shifted laterally a few inches, so I could center them above the desk. They are also esthetically pleasing, in my opinion.

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

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    5.0

    Great home office shelf

    By WorkFromHome

    from Grapevine, Texas

    Style Modern/contemporary

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Color
    • Great design
    • Quality construction

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Display photography/art
    • Home Office

    Customer comments about 48" Wall Shelf in Maple:

    I ordered two shelves for my home office. I ended up using one in my office and the other in my child's room for books. The shelves look great in both locations. My husband hung them and had no issues. The shelves also came with a built-in level on the back to help with hanging. The color and design were what I expected. The shelves are sturdy, but would not recommend loading them up with heavy books. They are great for smaller books, plants, and magazines.

    • I live in a:
    • House
    • This product is used in my:
    • Home office, Kids’ room

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    5.0

    Cool, goes-anywhere shelf

    By HMC

    from Richland, WA

    Style Modern/contemporary

    Pros

    • Color
    • Flexible placement
    • Great design
    • Quality construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Accent
      • Decoration
      • Display photography/art

      Customer comments about 36w Wall Shelf:

      This is a beautiful, well-designed piece. These shelves allow you to create a customized display/storage area in places where a floor-standing bookshelf is not an option. We use it in a tight corner in our 9 year-old daughter's bedroom that would otherwise be wasted space. The shelf has a small lip that is not mentioned in the description, but which is a nice feature to prevent objects from sliding off the edge. Compared to the Float Shelf from R&B, the Wall Shelf to my mind is a more solid and higher quality product.

      The comment by M from Boston about the plywood construction is well-taken. Veneer on plywood is far more desirable than a one-piece wood board.

      • I live in a:
      • House
      • This product is used in my:
      • Kids’ room

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      5.0

      Well crafted and very complimentary.

      By Anthony Gallina

      from Arcadia, Ca

      Style Eclectic, Less is more, Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clean and simple
      • Quality construction

      Cons

      • Pricey for composite

      Best Uses

      • Accent
      • Decoration
      • End table alternative
      • Much better use of space

      Customer comments about 36" Wall Shelf:

      I finally decided to utilize my wall space, and this shelf is just what I was looking for. I use it as an alternative to an end table because I'm a bit limited regarding space. It's clean and simple, but I was kind of surprised that it was composed of composite material. I was expecting it to be made of solid walnut, as is the rest of my furniture. That's not a fault, I'm very satisfied with the purchase.

      Service and delivery comments:

      The delivery team was very cordial and professional. They were careful and beyond helpful with my delivery, which was about one week early to my pleasant surprise. I didn't need to call customer service regarding set-up of anything that purchased. From what I've experienced with R&B so far, I'm sure customer service wouldn't disappoint if/when I have to call. Thanks!

      • I live in a:
      • House
      • This product is used in my:
      • Primary bedroom

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      5.0

      Mighty Fine Floating Shelf

      By Home on the Range

      from Lawrence, KS

      Style Modern/contemporary

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Affordable
      • Color
      • Great design
      • Quality construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Decoration
        • Display photography/art

        Customer comments about 48" Wall Shelf in Maple:

        This shelf holds books, pictures and keepsakes in one of our kids' rooms. I judge floating shelves and ledges by how well they hang once installed. I always check for wobbles or any "give." This shelf is very solid and was quite easy to install and hang. From an aesthetic standpoint, the finish and color look great too. We are very happy with this shelf.

        • I live in a:
        • House
        • This product is used in my:
        • Kids’ room

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        3.0

        good, but not great

        By mike

        from long beach, ca

        Style Mid-century modern

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Color
        • Great design

        Cons

        • Poor quality

        Best Uses

        • Accent
        • Decoration
        • Display photography/art

        Customer comments about 36" Wall Shelf:

        These are really good looking shelves. The only problem is we tried to line up two in a row to make one long shelf (as pictured throughout the catalog) and they don't line up. One shelf looks to have been built incorrectly so even though we've hung bother perfectly level...they don't line up to create a flat surface. You can imagine our frustration when we discovered this after taking nearly 2 hours to ensure all our mounting hardware was installed perfectly.

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

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        5.0

        Adds function to a small work space.

        By Wall Shelves

        from San Diego, CA

        Style Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Accent
          • Decoration
          • Display photography/art

          Customer comments about 36":

          These shelves add functionality to a small work space, sitting on the wall next to a small secondary desk in the master bedroom, they provide extra work space on a wall that would otherwise go unused. I'm getting more use out of these than anticipated. Love the product!

          • This product is used in my:
          • Primary bedroom

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          (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          THANK GOD - Made from Plywood w Veneer

          By M

          from Boston MA

          Pros

          • Great design
          • Quality construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Customer comments about Wall Shelf 48w:

              I don't (yet) have this shelf, but THANK GOD it's made from plywood with veneer, instead of solid wood. It is FAR less likely to warp/sag when made this way. To the unhappy customer who wrote the earlier review, I am sorry you had a bad experience, but especially with a shelf of these dimensions, you would ultimately have been far more disappointed if it had been made of solid wood.

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              1.0

              BEWARE - Made from Plywood with Veneer

              By B

              from Campbell, CA

              Style Modern/contemporary

              Pros

                Cons

                • Poor quality

                Best Uses

                • Display photography/art

                Customer comments about Wall Shelf 48w:

                I bought the 48" wall shelf in walnut. The description on the website says that the product is made from walnut. The product is actually made out of plywood with a walnut veneer. [...]

                Service and delivery comments:

                When I called to return the shelf, the sales associate insisted that the shelves were made from walnut and that I must be mistaken. I offered to send pictures of the back of the shelf, clearly showing that the shelf is made of plywood, but she laughed and said that was not necessary. This just made what was already a bad customer experience that much worse.

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                • House
                • This product is used in my:
                • Home office

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