Custom Wood Floating Shelves

Handcrafted for you and your space

Handcrafted Wood Floating Shelves

Skip the trip to the big box store. Our stunning wood floating shelves are handcrafted to your specifications. We’ll guide you through the process as you select the wood type, size and finish to make your kitchen, bathroom, or any space your own.

Kitchen Floating Shelves

Replace those dated upper cabinets with thick solid wood kitchen floating shelves to make your room feel so much bigger and brighter. Easy access to high-use items like glasses, bowls, and dinner plates without searching through a dark cabinet is honestly life-changing! You'll never go back!

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LED Lighted Floating Shelves

Let your top-shelf spirits shine served up from your custom lit bar shelves! Or adjust the lights from cool to warm to create a cozy at-home coffee bar! Bathroom floating shelves with integrated LED lighting are a must-have after dark! Set the mood in your living room, highlighting your collections of fine art and framed photos on floating shelves flanking the fireplace.

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Shop Our Most Popular Floating Shelves

Every shelf we make is customized just for you. Choose your wood type, finish, and shelf length, and our artisans will handcraft and assemble shelves just for you.

Our team carefully packs and ships your new wood shelves to your home, where you’ll find uses for them in every room, including in the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, den, and home office.

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What's the Best Wood for Floating Shelves?

Not sure what type of wood is best in your space? Each species of wood has pros and cons.

Click below for the full rundown on the which wood types are best in specific rooms of your home.

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Affordably-priced with dramatic grain lines, Pine wood floating shelves are a great option for a farmhouse chic space. They offer a budget friendly way to bring quality, custom shelves into your home.

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Alder's subtle grain makes its naturally "pink" wood undertone accept stain beautifully. With 2 grades to choose from rustic to clean they create a cozy, warm feel with lots of character in your kitchen or bathroom .

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White Oak

White Oak has grainy texture and a natural color of light to medium yellow/brown. As our most-popular shelf ordered, use White Oak with Clear Coat or Sand to recreate those kitchen inspiration photos you've been pinning!

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Warm up any white and gray design with Walnut floating shelves! Walnut is a classic wood with a fine grain -- a truly timeless look. Its natural color is a medium to dark brown with warm undertones.

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Made for modern minimalists, Maple's pale, light creamy white wood tone complements the relaxing color palettes of Scandinavian style. The color may be soft, but the hard maple wood is dense and durable!

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Paint Ready

Want to match your trim or existing cabinetry? Unfinished poplar floating wood shelves come cut to size and sanded, ready for you to finish -- saving you prep time and keeping your project under budget!

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Made to Last

Heavy Duty Brackets

Innovative adjustable bracket design with online instructional videos makes install easy!

Each bracket conservatively supports 35-45 pounds of books, dinner plates, and electronics.

Quality, Sustainable, Local Shelving

At J Thomas Home, our dynamic team diligently handcrafts sustainably-sourced custom wood floating shelves, stove top covers, and other personalized gifts with the desire to make lives more enjoyable with every one-of-a kind piece that leaves our woodshop in Olathe, KS.

Your purchase supports a family-owned small business in Kansas City, is handmade in the USA, and is backed by award-winning customer service and support.