How to Hang Shelves

Hanging shelves

From leveling to anchoring, here are 10 tips to make sure your next shelf-hanging project is quick, easy and strong. We’ll show you tips for hanging and installing everything from store-bought display shelves to DIY closet shelves. And even if you don’t have any shelf projects in the near future, you’ll find leveling and anchoring tips here that you can use on other building projects.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

Pencil
Circular saw
Drill
Forstner drill bits
Handsaw
Level
Line level
Painters tape
Sawhorses
Stepladder
Straightedge
Stud finder
Table saw
Tape measure

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here’s a list.

1×4
Closet rod
Closet rod supports
Figure-eight fasteners
Hollow-wall anchors
Shelf standards
Shelf supports
Wood chisel
Wood screws

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