Lack Shelves Installation (DIY Project Download)

IKEA – LACK, Wall shelf, black,, The shelf becomes one with the wall thanks to the concealed mounting hardware. View the tip-over restraint assembly instructions for chest of drawers. Assembly Instructions provided in PDF format. To view these instructions you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. After two years, I finally decided to tackle the IKEA LACK shelf. Well, I was thoroughly justified in putting off installing this shelf for so long.

lack shelves installation 2I have always loved Lack shelves, I love their clean and simple design. Ikea so kindly leaves out of their instructions is, they’re easy as long as you have the right tools and knowledge of the walls in your home or apartment. I also had two Ikea Lack shelves in the den that needed to be removed, and re-mounted in the other room. For the screws that will be screwed into a stud, those plastic wall mounts won’t be necessary. The instructions show a few recommended screw-to-stud placements.

We put up our first Lack Shelf last weekend in our entryway. Ikea Lack shelves are extremely popular, so modern and sleek. I need some floating shelves for DD1s room and am looking for feedback on the LACK floating shelves from IKEA. They’re so cheap I’m kind of afraid they’re a you get what you pay for type of thing–are they? TIA!. Don’t get them unless they’ve changed the installation methods substantially in the last 4 years.

Ikea Lack Shelves, And A Wall With No Studs

lack shelves installation 3Customize the Ikea Lack shelves with a simple hack! Then it was as simple as following Ikea’s instructions to hang the shelves. Secure the metal bracket to the wall using the screws provided. So, after some research, it seemed that Ikea LACK series wall shelf was my best bet without turning my room into looking like a workshop. When you install floating shelves or any other type of wall hanging, be sure to affix the shelves to a supportive base, typically wall studs.

12 Uses For Ikea’s Lack Shelves