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Shelves Fort Dodge IA

Looking for Shelves in Fort Dodge? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Fort Dodge that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Shelves in Fort Dodge.

Joselyn Office Supply and Furniture
(515) 955-4119
118 N 10th St
Fort Dodge, IA
 
Gunder Church Furniture
(515) 332-2311
107 Main St
Dakota City, IA
 
JC Penney
(515) 576-7171
117 S 25th St Ste 1
Fort Dodge, IA
Hours
Mon-Fri 10:00-9:00
Sat 10:00-8:00
Sun 12:00-6:00

Sears
(515) 574-8228
307 S 25Th St/Crossroads Mall
Ft Dodge, IA
Hours
Mon-Fri:8am -8pm
Sat:8am -8pm
Sun:0am -6pm

Target
(515) 573-7950
2910 1St Ave S
Fort Dodge, IA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

McGregor's Furniture
(515) 576-7691
712 Central Ave
Fort Dodge, IA
 
Slumberland
(515) 955-5800
3405 5th Ave S
Fort Dodge, IA

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Walmart Supercenter
(515) 576-7400
3036 1St Ave S
Fort Dodge, IA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(515) 576-7405
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sears
(515) 574-8200
307 S 25Th St
Fort Dodge, IA
Hours
Mon-Fri:10am -9pm
Sat:10am -8pm
Sun:12am -6pm

Fellers Home Furnishings
(712) 263-8653
421 S Main St
Denison, IA
 
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HandymanWire -Shelving Questions and Answers




Built-in Bookshelf

I am looking to cut into existing sheet rock wall and build-in a bookshelf. Can I do this without jeopardizing support to the house? How deep is the avarage wall? This will affect how deep my shelves will be. Where do I start? Will I have to anchor the shelves to something?

Is this wall an outside wall? Or is it a "load bearing" wall? Here is the scoop on walls. Generally walls are just 3 1/2 inches deep. They are built with 2x4's. You might have a house built with 2x6's but that wall is only 5 1/5 inches deep. With outside walls, you would be opening up the area that is filled with insulation.

The support they provide requires a stud every 16 inches. If you were to want to go wider than that you would need to support a header (horizontal 2x6's or bigger depending on the span) above the bookshelf area. All in all, I would NOT recommend building it into an outside wall.

Now about inside walls. A load bearing wall is one that typically runs the same way as the ridge of your roof line and supports the upstairs floor. Some walls are not load bearing and you can remove them entirely or cut into them to your hearts content. For load bearing walls, again, you would need to replace the studs with a header supported at either end. First thing of course willbe to determine if the wall is a load bearing wall.

What makes it load bearing, is among other things, does the floor above have joists that end on and are supported by the wall in question. If we are talking a first floor wall, is it above a beam in the basement, running parallel to it, just above it.

So where does that leave you? I am not sure what you had in mind for size or location, etc. But you may be better off building it against a wall as part of the wall instead of inside the wall.

As for attaching the shelves they sell many different kinds of shelf supports. Many you can just drill holes in the shelf side walls and by placing the pins in the different holes adjust the height of the shelves. Or you can go with a permanent mounting of the shelves by cutting dadoes (slots) in the sides into which the shelf fits and permanently glue them in.


Shelving

Looking for a cost effective and durable way to mount shelving to a wall? Wall is plaster board with pressed wood panaling.


What sort of shelves. What will they have to hold, weight-wise and what about appearance?

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