Build Your Own Wooden Garage Storage Shelves

When you don’t have a lot of storage space, your best bet is to build up. You can purchase steel and plastic shelves from your home improvement store, but the steel shelves are expensive and heavy, and the plastic shelves can sag and fall apart. While I know that the garage is not usually the first project you take on when you move into a new house, I felt I had to organize my garage workspace before I build make, or paint anything inside. If you’ve built a deep shelving unit, you can join two shelves to create a drawer opening. A few weeks ago i made a tool rack for all the garden tools and hung that on the wall in the garage. OSB: Cut your 2 sheets of OSB in half lengthwise so you end up with 4- 2×8 shelves.

Another rustic shelving idea This rustic thing must be really popular or something :). The dark wood shelves along with the tarnished pipe pair well with the brick wall creating a vintage, industrial look. I gussied it up a bit by sitting my plywood shelf down inside the 2x4s after routing them out. Aug 23, 2011 material building your own cabinets likely approach wooden.. How to build 2×4 garage shelves new garage answers responds june eighth. Find diy garage ideas with howto tips and before and after makeover pictures including garage door designs, organization, storage and shelving ideas at diynetwork.

This rack can even be used to carry your ladders which are always a problem to site. Our lovely shelves can be used all round the house to showcase your ornaments whilst updating the look of your chosen room. We placed our shelves 16 inches from the ceiling and then another 16 inches below the top shelf. At SafeRacks we provide overhead storage shelves, which are made of high quality materials and are backed by safety standards recognized nationwide.

You’ll call your significant other to the basement and say, Hon, look what I built”, and you’ll expect it to be like a Lowe’s commercial where you stand back, cross your arms and admire your work together or high five, and instead they’ll say, Yeah, I know, I was just down here 5 minutes ago helping you wrestle those stupid shelves into place that you notched out instead of just letting them slide in like they mentioned being the easier way under step 3.” It’s OK though, we’re proud of you.

So i measured my garage interior dimension and then drew it up. I added the two side doors and the big front garage door. This covers all the bases: enclosed, off the floor (I live in Minnesota so snow melt from the cars in the winter and condensation in the spring) and allows storage of items under instead of on top. Sign up to the Improvenet weekly newsletter for home design inspiration, free project cost guides, DIY tips and more! It’s currently covered in tools and cans of WD-40 and such things – in other words, it fits right in in a garage intended to hold tools and other such materials.

Incredibly so. For a period, these shelves held nothing but books and held up just fine; in fact, the tools and other items I have on them now are much lighter than the books that were weighing it down. The Simpson Strong Tie, Simply Build It kit is very versatile as mentioned in the video below. You’ll need a tape measure, spirit level, drill/driver or impact, circular saw, and miter saw to build these shelves.

This small piece of genius tightens the distance between the shelf and the ceiling. He made this shelving unit a little shorter so that the plastic storage containers could be double stacked on the top shelf. It wasn’t as sturdy as I would have liked, until I bolted it to the wall in the garage. Looking back the extra vertical posts might have been overkill but since I had it (and the cross braces) I was able to use 2×3’s for the front shelf supports and 1/2 inch plywood shelves. Jan 9, 2015 pete construct the closing diy basement storage shelves for round $eighty and minimum cuts. I stopped by that weekend in conjunction with other businesses and picked up the shelves.