How do I remove this shelf?

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How do I remove this shelf?

Post by tadaska » Tue May 22, 2018 2:55 pm

Any ideas how that shelf is fitted? I'd like to remove it without breaking it if it's possible.

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Re: How do I remove this shelf?

Post by Ktuludays » Tue May 22, 2018 4:40 pm

It'll be screwed from the outside inwards.

If you want to keep it there is no easy way to remove with carcass in situ.

If you don't want to keep it just smash it off.

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Re: How do I remove this shelf?

Post by tadaska » Tue May 22, 2018 4:48 pm

Ktuludays wrote:It'll be screwed from the outside inwards.

If you want to keep it there is no easy way to remove with carcass in situ.

If you don't want to keep it just smash it off.
Thanks Ktuludays, looks like it's hammer time!
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Re: How do I remove this shelf?

Post by Ktuludays » Tue May 22, 2018 4:51 pm

tadaska wrote:
Ktuludays wrote:It'll be screwed from the outside inwards.

If you want to keep it there is no easy way to remove with carcass in situ.

If you don't want to keep it just smash it off.
Thanks Ktuludays, looks like it's hammer time!
I'm trying to think of an mc hammer style reply but it's evading me.

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Re: How do I remove this shelf?

Post by Geordieric » Tue May 22, 2018 5:39 pm

There will be screws or dowels either pushed on the inside or screwed from outside.
Get something really thin but reasonable strong like thin flat plastic.
Slide it down the gap at edge till you feel a block, then drill small number of holes in the shelf around it and should just fall out after repeating (probably 4) once shelf gone pull/cut out whatever is left
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Re: How do I remove this shelf?

Post by tadaska » Tue May 22, 2018 6:27 pm

I just pulled the shelf up so it breaks underneath should I want to reuse it but after some consideration decided to bin the shelf. It's very unlikely I'll need it in a near future and I can always get a new one later.
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