Free Hanging Shelf Bracket

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    **Please Note:

    Building a shower bench? The recommended bracket for floating shower benches is The Original Shower Bench Bracket®.

    Building a Floating Vanity? We highly recommend our Free Floating Vanity Bracket® to help bring your dream bathroom to reality.  

    Building a Floating Bench or Seat? We recommend using our Industrial Free Hanging Shelf Bracket®.

    Floating shelves, floating mantel/hearth, floating desk all are supported by the Free Hanging Shelf Bracket. This bracket is the perfect concealed support bracket for supporting a floating desk or floating shelf. Your choice of Steel (Interior) or Solid Aluminum (Exterior) material.

    This bracket is made to mount directly to the 2x4 wood studs inside your wall before the sheetrock goes up (If studs are metal, watch the video below before installing the Free Hanging Shelf Bracket) the Free Hanging Shelf Bracket must be mounted into wood studs to support the weight of the shelf, etc. We recommend hitting each of your 2x4 studs for maximum protection. 

    How to Determine the Size Bracket You Will Need:

    When measuring for length remember the horizontal piece is measured tip to tip. Remember to also include the part of the bracket that will be inside of the wall [usually about 3 inches]. For example, if you have a 12-inch wide shelf you would stay 2-4 inches from the outer edge, plus the 3 inches inside the wall. Therefore, 12 inches minus 3 inches (from the outer edge) plus 3 inches (inside the wall) equals a 12-inch Shelf Bracket.


    See our installation guide for the Free Hanging Shelf Bracket for more info before you order.


    Length.... [choose in listing] This is the total length of the horizontal piece of the bracket from tip to tip. [Remember that approximately 3 inches will be inside the wall]

    Width.... 2-1/2 inches

    Thickness.... 1/2 inch

    Dimensions of the Vertical Tang:

    Vertical Length.... 11 inches [5.25 inches above horizontal piece and 5.25 inches below horizontal piece]

    Width.... 2-1/2 inches

    Thickness.... 1/4 inch

    Hole Dimensions.... 1/4 inch [3 holes above horizontal piece and 3 holes below horizontal piece]

    Free Hanging Shelf Bracket Features:

    • Hardware Included.
    • Made from Steel (Interior) or Solid Aluminum (Exterior) Material.
    • Virtually invisible, gives your shelf, countertop, desk, or fireplace mantel the appearance of floating.
    • The perfect countertop overhang bracket.
    • Easy to install.
    • Screw holes are on top and bottom of the vertical piece.
    • Welded for solid strength.
    • Made of 1/2-inch-thick by 2 1/2-inch-wide American Steel or Solid Aluminum.
    • This bracket is painted with an anti-rust matte black paint.
    • Made in the USA.
    • The package is (1) bracket.
    • Limited Lifetime Warranty**
    • Free Ground Shipping To The Lower 48 and Canada!

    Helpful Information and Downloads:

    • When will my order ship once the order is placed? [Information can be found here on when your order will ship.]
    • How many brackets do I need? [We recommend spacing your brackets 16-20 inches apart.] The Installation Guide can be further help.
    • Most common FAQ

    Although we have standard sizes, we can manufacture special order brackets with specifications to your request.

    Have questions? Give us a call 888-584-1112

    *Orders with brackets totaling over 20 brackets please read shipping info for lead time.