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## What angle do you cut to make a triangle?

**Cut** wood piece at a 30-degree **angle** using a miter saw to **make a triangle** shelf.

## How do you measure a triangle for a corner shelf?

**Calculate** the area of a **triangular shelf** by dividing the front edge by 2 and multiplying it by the depth of the **shelf** (from the inner **corner** out to the front edge). For example, if the front edge is 20 inches and the depth of the **shelf** is 8 inches, **calculate** the following: 20 / 2 = 10; 10 * 8 = 80 inches.

## How do you support a corner shelf?

The **shelf** can be **supported** by simple planed timber battens (50x18mm (2x¾ inch)) fixed to the walls on each side of the **corner** – this will give sufficient **support** for most purposes – alternatively metal angle can be fixed to the walls to **support** the **shelf**, this can give the impression that the **shelf** is unsupported –

## How do you fit a corner shelf?

**Complete your corner shelves:**

- Place the
**shelf**on top of the brackets in the correct position so they are flush against the wall. - Use a pencil to mark down where the screws need to go.
- Take the
**shelf**off and pre-drill small holes into the**shelf**. - Place the
**shelf**back onto the reinforcing brackets and screw it into place.