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  • Q: Shelf pins for bookcase - strong enough?

    I'm thinking about using metal shelf pins to hold up bookcase shelves, since I want to be able to adjust the shelves. One big question is whether they are strong enough -- does anyone have a view on whether pins like this can support a 24-32" shelf of books? Would be fit into holes in veneered plywood.

    I'm thinking of something like these:

     

    thanks!

    Peter

    Originally posted in Knots on 08/12/2010



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