STANDARD AND BRACKET, SHELF SUPPORTS
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STANDARD AND BRACKET, SHELF SUPPORTS

shelf bracket, home hardware

Description: This consists of two pieces of hardware, a slotted vertical section that mounts on the wall and brackets in various shapes that mount, by means of hooked ends, onto the standard.

Buying information: Standards and brackets come in various sizes, characterized by bracket width, which can range from 4 to 18 inches, in 2-inch increments. They come in various configurations for every decor.

The big plus of this hardware is that the brackets can be moved up and down along the standard, increasing or decreasing shelf height as required.

Sometimes the standards and brackets of different manufacturers are interchangeable, but in most instances you must use the same brand.

How-to hint: See utility bracket, above. If you are using standards and brackets to support something very heavy, such as a TV, don't use other fasteners: find the studs and drive screws into them.


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GENERAL HARDWARE SECTION
Description of Contents

Introduction
Braces
Cabinet Door Parts
Casters
Chain And Accessories
Clamps
Closet Door Parts
Door Locks
Doorstops
Drapery Parts
Drawer Parts
Framing Fasteners
Garage Door Parts
Gutter
Handles
Hasps
Hinges
Metals
Nails
Nuts And Bolts
Plant Hangers
Rivets
Rope, Cord And Accessories
Screening
Screw Eyes And Hooks
Screws
Shelf Supports
Springs
Storm & Screen Door Parts
Wall Fasteners
Weather Stripping
Window Parts
Wire
Wire Fencing
Miscellaneous

OTHER HARDWARE SECTIONS
ELECTRICAL
PLUMBING
ADHESIVES, PATCHES & MORE
SAFETY


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