Floating Shelves On An Uneven Wall?

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Q: I bought IKEA LACK shelves to install in my rental apartment but when I held them up to the wall I noticed the plaster walls behind them are uneven. So much so that there is a 1/2 inch gap on either side and they won’t sit flush with the wall. Outside of evening out the walls or having a carpenter build expensive custom shelves, are there any other ways to achieve the floating shelves look with this situation. I live in a small one bedroom so I’d rather avoid a traditional bookcase.

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