You will require a corner so the shelf can be supported at 2 sides.
How to hang a wall shelf without nails.
Once you ve attached the adhesive strips remove the remaining strip liners and position your shelf along the wall.
Weight bearing shelves support heavy objects such as mirrors vases books and picture frames.
But if you want to avoid drilling holes use an adhesive glue to support your shelf.
Hold your shelf to the wall for 30 seconds.
Ikea lack shelves are great in that they are light so they can be added to your wall without much effort.
The no drilling wall shelf can hold a maximum weight of 22 pounds if you use the adhesive hanging technology.
If however you need more weight loaded on the shelf then you could use a special screw hanging hole on the back of the shelf.
Install a toggle bolt into the wall when you want to hang a heavyweight object such as a large mirror.
Remember that the top of the shelf will be above your marks.
Installing these shelves on the wall typically involves drilling holes in the wall which provides maximum support.
In this instructable i ll show how i mounted some simple ikea lack shelves without any nails or drilling.
Then install anchors or drive the screws into the studs and hang the shelf.
The actual shelf itself an adhesive strip that has a marked center point and a built in level and two metal pieces that you push through your wall on each side the adhesive strip has little notches so you know where they go.
Then press your shelf against the wall for 30 seconds to fix it in place.
If possible attach adhesive strips to 2 adjacent sides of the shelf and hang it in a corner.
If you don t want to place any adhesives on your picture you can use adhesive hooks on your walls instead.
Adjust the level until the bubble is centered and mark the keyhole locations on the wall.
Metal toggle bolts have a spring loaded set of wings affixed to a small nut that threads onto a bolt that holds the hanger.
To hang pictures without nails remove any protruding hardware from the picture frame first.
The shelf comes with three parts.