Good Questions: DIY Bookshelf Brace Resources?

Good Questions: DIY Bookshelf Brace Resources?

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Janel Laban
Oct 29, 2008

Chris sent in a good question: I have some DIY bookshelf ideas planned, but I'm in need of several 10" to 12" long metal braces similar to those used on some Ikea furniture (like the Dalselv and Malm bed bases). Hardware store searching has been unsuccessful, only yielding strange looks from the Home Depot staff. Has anyone seen something like this for sale?

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