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Wednesday 6 August 2008 2.33pm

I need to find a reliable and good carpenter / handman etc who will be able to build me some floating bookcases. Can anyone suggest someone they have used in the past?

Many thanks!

Wednesday 6 August 2008 2.37pm
Did they come from ikea?
Wednesday 6 August 2008 3.02pm
I think you'll need someone like Stephen Hawking or Harry Potter if you want floating bookcases ;0)


...if you press it, they will come.
Wednesday 6 August 2008 3.06pm
Wednesday 6 August 2008 3.43pm
Ikea did have some which had brackets drilled directly into the walls, like a spike then wood slipped tightly onto them...i wondered if they still had them..
Wednesday 6 August 2008 3.50pm
By "floating" do you mean ones you can take with you when you move?
Wednesday 6 August 2008 4.31pm
Argos sell floating shelves.

I know it is just a shelf and not a bookcase.
Wednesday 6 August 2008 4.46pm
the IKEA ones are called LAK (I think), and yes, a horizontal bracket is fitted to the wall, and the shelves slide onto the bracket, so you can't see the fixing
Wednesday 6 August 2008 5.01pm
OP has presumably bought a boat.
Wednesday 6 August 2008 5.05pm

Sorry, should have been more specific. I haven't purchased any shelving yet. What I'm looking for is someone that can buy the materials (wood etc - or if cheaper I can do and then do all the drilling etc.

FYI floating bookcases are liek this - no brackets and flush to the wall!

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