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Re: Levelling bookcases

To: Jim Franklin <>, Shop-Talk List
Subject: Re: Levelling bookcases
From: Doug Braun <>
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2007 14:42:38 -0700 (PDT)
Try going to a hobby or craft store and getting some
pieces of 1/8" or 1/16" birch plywood.


--- Jim Franklin <> wrote:

> Here's one for a quiet Saturday. I'm installing a
> couple of walls'  
> worth of Ikea bookcases. They will sit on an 80 year
> old hardwood  
> floor which is no longer close to level. I need
> something that will  
> "disappear" under the doubled up 1x supports of the
> bookcases.  
> Softwood shims are too soft and are wider than what
> they need to  
> support. Any idea what would work here? Thin
> hardwood shims would be  
> ideal but I've never seen them.

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