This Do-it-yourself projects category features a collection of DIY free woodworking plans to shelf units and all types of shelving systems from woodworker related web sites. The woodworking information found on these sites range in quantity and quality.
Box shelves are inexpensive, easy to make and highly versatile. Make the combination of sizes and depths you need for any room, from the living room to the laundry. Box construction techniques are always the same.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a shelf unit suitable for just about anywhere including the kitchen. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
This section explains how to install the most common and basic of open shelving consisting of either solid lumber boards or specifically manufactured shelving boards that sit on brackets cantilevered from a lumber framed wall.
These box shelves are amazingly sturdy, thanks to the two-layer, 1/2 inch plywood design. The thickness and the overlapping joints make them strong enough to display or store anything. You can even park yourself on one if you need to!
Learn how to build an interlocking shelf unit using the free plans at the link. This method of using cross-lap joints is a traditional technique for joining pieces together eliminating the need for screws.
Need a quick, distinctive display shelf? Make this twig furniture style shelf from all-natural materials. Just cut the supports from branches, screw on a shelf, attach it to the wall and you are done!
Check out these simple and sturdy shelving ideas that will help you organize your laundry room, workshop, bathroom, bedroom and garage without spending a lot of money. Laundry organizer, Easy-to-build display shelves, Between-the-studs shelving, Pegboard shelving, Quick-install clothes rod, His-and-hers shower shelves, Turn a shelf into a clothes hanger rack, Under-joist shelf, Under-bed storage rack.
This triangle display shelf is pretty neat. It is an easy build and you could modify the size to suit your display items. Click on the link and you will find the free plans to build your own display shelf.
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