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Two freestanding Feet and two freestanding Uprights are needed for each section of a freestanding solution. A Platinum elfa Ventilated Shelf can be attached to the top of a pair of freestanding Feet. Use a 17" foot when only 12" Shelves are used in a one-sided solution, or 12" Shelves, 16" Shelves or Drawer Frames are used in a two-sided solution. Use a 21" foot when 12" Shelves, 16" Shelves, 20" Shelves or Drawer Frames are used in a one-sided solution, or 20" shelves are used in a two-sided solution. A 16" Ventilated Shelf can be attached to the top of two 17" Feet; a 16" or 20" Ventilated Shelf can be attached to the top of two 21" Feet. Or, one of our experts can help you determine which freestanding Feet you'll need for your custom solution.

  • Every elfa freestanding solution stands on its own - nothing is mounted to the wall
  • Exceptionally durable epoxy-bonded steel construction
  • Levelers on the bottom accommodate uneven floors and baseboards of varying heights
  • freestanding Feet are designed for use in both single- and double-sided solutions

17" elfa freestanding Foot Platinum
  • SKU#: 10041676
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21" elfa freestanding Foot Platinum
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Community Q&A

Can Elfa Freestanding be constructed at any width?

Asked by: Dogler
It's either 2' or 3' wide, based on the stabilization kit.
Answered by: elfafangirl
Date published: 2016-10-07

Clear elfa clip in the photo?

What is the name and/or product number of the clip that is used to attach a White elf a Ventilated Shelf to the top of a pair of freestanding Feet, as shown in the photo? I can't seem to find that small, clear clip within the elfa webpages.
Asked by: maukro
Its included in and is part of the Freestanding stabilization kit. If you have broken them and need a replacement its best to call the Container Store's Customer Service line.
Answered by: Pathe
Date published: 2016-09-29

How much weight can it handle?

I'm very interested but I need to know how much weight it is rated for before I purchase the freestanding system.
Asked by: MyNicknameHere
We do not have a weight limit for elfa product because it does hold so much weight, it should be able to hold strong as long as the items are evenly distributed and the unit is installed properly.
Answered by: hcrolf
Date published: 2016-10-11

Can casters be attached to Elfa Freestanding?

I see that you have height extenders for the Elfa Freestanding feet. Is it possible to attach casters to the freestanding feet? I'm betting no but thought I'd check.
Asked by: EllieinNYC
No, our elfa freestanding Feet are not compatible with elfa Casters
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Do they rust? Could I use Elfa outdoors in an open area with a roof over it?

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These are made of epoxy-bonded steel and they may rust if the finish gets scratched then exposed to moisture.
Answered by: mbdefreitas
Date published: 2014-12-05

What are the dimensions?

Specifically, how tall and how long (deep) is it? I need to work around some obstructions. Thanks!
Asked by: BrianE
Our product #10041676 is 17" front to back x approx. 5-1/2" tall (there are leveler feet which allow you to adjust the height.) You will use this size if your freestanding solution has shelves that are 12" deep. Our product #10041680 is 21" front to back x approx. 5-1/2" tall. You will use this size if your freestanding solution has shelves that are either 16" or 20" deep.
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Date published: 2016-09-15

How many feet and uprights do I need for a freestanding unit?

ie., can I use 2 feet & 2 uprights for a 3ft. unit?
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If your freestanding unit is spaced 3' then you would only need 2 uprights and 2 feet, the same goes for a 2' section as well.
Answered by: hcrolf
Date published: 2015-08-07

You say an elfa ventiliated sheld can be attached to the top of the two feet. Can I do this without uprights and a stabiliing kit?

I want something very low to the floor to sit items on under my corner computer table.
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