Most garages have unused space. With all of our free project plans listed here, we are certain you will find a storage solution for your workshop or garage.
The shelf is made by cutting a standard hollow-core interior door in half. You can make two shelves out of one door. If you do not have a spare door lying around, you can buy one for about $20.
This sports organizer is designed to be a simple garage accessory to help you pack a lot of stuff into a small and narrow space. It is a lot easier to keep the garage clean if you have a proper place to store things. I designed this organizer as a series of modules. Depending on your needs, you can make more or less of each kind of module, as well as mix and match to suit your situation.
Build a few of these garage storage towers for your garage or workshop. Built from plywood, they are the perfect spot for storing all those plastic storage bins. Oh, and get your self some labels too.
The utility shelves I built were primarily made of plywood and 2-by-2s. It is a simple design, and I completed it in a weekend. Now I have an additional 36 square feet of elevated storage space occupying roughly...
Use these clever, easy storage tips to keep all your tools organized in your garage, workshop and utility room. Tool-apron storage, Storage pockets for skinny things, Double-duty shelf brackets, Cutlery tray tool chest, Electrical box toolholders, Cannery row hardware storage, Overhead garage storage, Screw storage, Ladder pouch.
My shelving system incorporates 2x2 lumber for the back wall support cleats, one half inch thick standard CDX plywood shelves, 2x3 lumber for front shelf support beams and vertical 2x4s that support the front shelf beams.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for storage Shelves with 2 X 4 construction. 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 homemade system gives you the versatility of those store-bought systems without the big price tag. Our materials cost for the whole system you see here, covering 16 ft of wall, was only a few hundred dollars. It will be even cheaper if you have scrap plywood and other common materials lying around.
In just two hours you can Install pegboard on a garage or workshop wall to create versatile up-and-out-of-the-way storage. Add a bin underneath and you will have a spot for all the odds and ends that cause clutter.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for storage shelves for the garage, basement or workshop. 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.
Tips for getting more storage space out of your small workshop. Ceiling storage, air compressor loft, folding assembly table, ceiling drawers, pegboard shelving, up and away storage, swing up grinder and a nest of crickets (nesting footstools).
Here is how to make a simple pegboard cabinet that can greatly increase your storage area. You can make it any size, depending on the area where you will be attaching it to the wall; the one in our demonstration is 36 inches wide and 30 inches high.
We designed this wall cabinet with painting supplies in mind, but you can use it to store just about anything including hand tools, small boxes of fasteners and hardware. We simplified the construction by using a build a box and cut it in half technique and then face mounting a full length continuous hinge.
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