Step 1

Marking for anchors

Using a level, place the hangtrack where you want it on the wall and mark the holes with a pencil

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Step 2

PRe-drill mounting holes

For a drywall anchor, using a 3/8" drill bit, drill into the wall where your marks are. For mounting to a stud, use a 1/8" drill bit.

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Drill with 3/8" bit

Step 3

mount the hangtrack

Using a screwdriver, screw the anchor screws through the hangtrack and into the anchors. For stud screws, screw the wood screw tightly into the stud.

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Step 4

Hang standards

Slide standards onto the hangtrack. Slide the standards away from each other until they're set wide enough for the shelf to fit into the holes.

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Just your hands

Step 5

Mounting a shelf

Tilt the shelf hooks on top into the standards and rotate into place. For a single column, use the outside holes. For more than one column,  leave a column of holes open for the next shelf.

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Just your hands

Step 6

Tilt into place

Lower ther front edge of the shelf. It will stop itself when it's level. Now you're ready to hang more shelves!

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Just your hands

Step 7

Hang more shelves!

Making sure to place the hooks of each shelf into holes on a level, hang the rest of your new shelves!

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More shelves!

Step 8


Over time, you can increase your storage as your number of prized possessions grows

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More shelves!
More Standards!


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  • Solid walnut arm rest, finished with danish oil.

  • Cable organization and storage compartment.

  • Lid stays in place in any position.

  • Can hang from any height.

  • Easy to reposition.

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24 x 11.75
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book end

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Installs in fewer than 10 minutes


The bookend

Not everyone is ready for a full wall of modular shelving. For the book collector just getting started or for the inevitable flat surface with a few more books than planned, the Kernel bookend will mostly just sit there. But hey, now your books will too.


  • 14-gauge (0.0747” thick) steel


  • Holds books upright!



  • Small Books

  • Large Books

Made in America

Everything we make is manufactured in the United States.

Heavy Duty

Made with high gauge steel, our products are strong and durable.

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