Q: I want to install shelves above my pseudo kitchen counter to replace the shelving unit currently perched on top of it. My kitchen has a mixed-finish vintage look, so my idea was to use natural-colored wood (like my counter) with a metal bracket to tie the different pieces together.
Unfortunately, the positioning of the tile in my kitchen is making it impossible for me to find shelf brackets that will work in this space and still allow me to reach things on a daily basis. I tried to install a floating shelf, but my Brooklyn apartment's walls aren't structurally sound enough. Ideally, some sort of reverse/upside down bracket would be perfect to keep things from falling off either side, because I'm also a klutz.
I'm a renter and just gradated from school, so my budget is limited and I'm not looking to install any crazy system. I found a picture of shelves with this general idea that I've included, but since it's from a photo shoot, I have no idea where to find them in real life.
Does anyone know where I can find reverse brackets for shelves? I'm desperate!
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