Build Your Own Shelving Unit

Build Your Own Shelving Unit

Build Your Own Shelving Unit – In this instructable I show you how you can build a heavy weight shelf with 2x4s, plywood and wood dowels. All you need is a fan, a cordless drill and some fasteners. But you can speed up the process a lot if you have some electronic tools available.

The shelf is made from 25 mm water resistant plywood with 50×50 spruce beams. If you live in the US you can use 2x4s and cut them in half.

Build Your Own Shelving Unit

I bought pre-cut chipboard, which saves a lot of work. Trees are cut by setting a stop block and cutting all the pieces to the same length at the same time. You can also use a miter saw or do it by hand.

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Beams are attached to posts with wooden beams. This creates a very strong bond that is almost as strong as a real bond with string. The challenge with this type of connection is that drilling two holes for each connection must fit perfectly.

You can mark and drill holes in plants by hand. To speed this up, I built a vacuum cleaner. Once set up I can drill most holes quickly and accurately.

If you drill the holes in the trees by hand you should place them on posts that have centering tools. Be sure to mark all joints with a number to ensure you get matching beams after drilling.

Now it’s time for the glup up. Make sure you get a quick-acting glue guide. With regular wood glue you get ~10 minutes before the glue starts to set. I usually solve this problem by switching to crazy speed ;-).

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While the glue is drying you can prepare the boards. The size of the poles is marked on each corner and marked on the outside of the fan. Doing this on all four corners of the board takes a long time.

This is one job where I haven’t found anything to speed up the process. If you have any idea let me know in the comments.

Depending on what your counter will be used for, you may want to sand, paint, or varnish it. Since I use it in the basement I prefer sand.

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For the assembly I used my store made buttons from my last tutorial. And to make the shelf stronger I added a number of them as a permanent solution.

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And that’s it. What you get is a heavy duty rack. I have built a large part of this rack for my garage as a firewood storage, which holds more than 1000 kg of firewood. Sometimes you need a little storage in a room. Going straight can help maximize space but it can be difficult to find a bookcase or cart in the exact dimensions your space needs. My favorite solution is to build my own! You can use the steps in this tutorial to make a short end table, loom, or long bookcase in width and depth. The only limitation is pre-cut wood (if you don’t have your own tools) and large slotted angle brackets available to you. I built my car knowing that I will probably use it in a few different rooms in the future, because we tend to move around a lot. I used 3 ft. glue the ends together and cut the 6′ board into three equal parts. There is a lot of space between the shelves, so in the future, if I want to add another shelf, I can just get another piece of material cut and evenly spaced in the middle.1. Supplies: 4 – 1-1/2″ – 1/2×3′ plywood ends, 1 – 1″x12″x6′ pine strip, 1 – 1″x3″x36″ piece of wood (or wood), 4 – 3″ casters (2 of them must be locked), 24 flat phillips screws 14 × 1-1/4, drill and 1/8 drill bit, hand saw, wood glue, Adhesive (not required), medium and light grade sandpaper, measuring tape, pencil, cardboard, paint and varnish if necessary. Note: You want short, large head screws. If you find it difficult to find it, use washers between the screw and the metal hole.2. Ask to take your 1″x12″x6′ board pre-cut into three equal pieces to the store when available. This will ensure the cut. Then use your hand saw to cut four 1″x3″x4″ rectangles. Sand each piece with your fine sandpaper and then smooth out the marks to make sure you don’t get any pieces. 3. Attach each small piece of wood to the corners of one of your shelves. Make sure the edges are blended. Press them down or put a heavy book on them when they are dry. 4. Let it sit for about 10 minutes and then screw your mold in—one on each of the small pieces of wood as shown. Make sure it is always installed on the four. 5. If you are going to paint your wood pieces but not your fishing corners, remove your primer and paint all of your wood according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Dry before you go. If you plan to paint the same color, do it after it’s installed. 6. Lay your base on its edge and place an angle as shown in the bottom corner. Marking and dialing. Repeat for each corner of each piece of wood. 7. Carefully twist each corner of the letter starting at the back two and work your way around. Note: Your screws may bend if they are too long so be sure to get short screws with larger heads. I used the marks shown above and just ran a little between them at each corner.

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I love a touch of factory in any space that reinforces the girly vibe that I rely on. In an all white kitchen, I think wood and silver look better. It’s small and fresh but it can be a little overwhelming to see some. Here’s an example of how your counter would look painted all the same color.

I chose Krylon Italian Olive for my shelf, because I love the industrial look paired with an industrial color. It reminds me of Army green. Then I used it to display some of my favorite things in a place in our dining room. I went with brass, black, white, and wood for fall but could easily add an old fan, cameras, a few plants, or framed pictures for other seasons. happy with what happened. I can see it being placed in Sebastian’s room one day or repainted white or gold to match changing tastes down the road. The best part was that it was cheaper than buying an original metal rack. I love when projects save me money! -RachelThese DIY storage shelves are easy to build with 2×4 boards and plywood! Download free woodworking plans and make your own day.

Our backyard garden has become a dumping ground! It’s so full of random stuff, I can’t even get our bikes out without rearranging the mess. I’ve had this simple 2×4 shelf on my to-do list forever, and now I’m regretting not building it years ago!

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These easy DIY shelves require minimal cutting and cost less than $75 for everything. If you’re looking for a small shelf or a corner shelf, check out my tutorial and plans for these DIY car shelves instead!

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Before I started building, I needed to dig out the mess and organize it. Obviously, my first approach of throwing everything in the corner didn’t work…

Camping equipment was mixed with ski boots. Grass seeds and concrete lived together. The beach bag was overflowing with sand toys. I started putting things together like these big totes I picked up from Home Depot.

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I was able to clear out a lot of things to add this DIY bike rack to the wall opposite the door. Now you can get to my new storage shelves without having to weave through a maze of screws and bolts! You can find more DIY bike rack ideas here!

The back wall of the house was exposed after the debris was cleared. It’s 9 feet long and 8 feet high, easy dimensions to work with.

I can use full length 2×4 studs and two 4’x 8′ sheets of cheap oriented strand board (OSB), which I cut at the store. You can also use plywood if you don’t like the look of OSB. I was able to get them all home in my car without ever getting in the driver’s seat!

Of course, after hauling all that lumber home, I realized that the trees I bought were less than 8 feet long. Oh! It seems a bit raw

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