Floating Shelf Hardware and Mortising a Deep Pocket
Please delete if this isn’t the appropriate forum for this.
I am doing a project with a bunch of floating shelves throughout kitchen, bath, living, etc.
They are a solid stock old growth redwood with many inside and outside corner miters. About 8-10″ deep shelving.
I am looking for a floating shelf hardware where I can pre assemble/glue miters and slide the shelves in place easily.
I was thinking of using these type of robust brackets but I need to figure out a way to mortise a deep 1/2″ pocket (7″ ish deep) in the back of the solid redwood stock I am using for my shelving.
Router bits aren’t long enough…dado on a table saw not long enough….I don’t have a ton of shop equipment. Maybe a chain mortiser or porter cable mortise lock machine(these don’t go that deep anyway).
Anyone have any ideas how I can efficiently mortise a deep channel in the back of my solid shelving stock so I can slide it onto these flat bar brackets?
Thanks ya’ll! and feel free to delete if this isn’t the right forum for this type of question.
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