Complete a solo space or perhaps hovering nook

How To Build Pantry Shelving

The best part about creating your own shelving is that you get to pick the style, price of materials, and difficulty. You will love checking out this list of DIY shelves. These ideas will help you get organized and add to your home decor.

And nail in your plywood to finish the base. You can build the cabinet tight to the ceiling, unlike the DIY Floating Garage Storage Shelves. All you need to do is fasten the ceiling frame to the studs and to the ceiling. Next, you mount the upright to the wall and begin to build your base, including the plywood floor, and hold to the upright and the wall.

Secure the plywood to the three-sided hardwood frame with glue and nails. If you’d prefer to conceal the plywood edges, rout ¼-inch-deep rabbets into the hardwood frame parts. Then set the plywood pieces down into the rabbets and secure with glue and nails. Lightly sand the shelf, then paint or stain it, as desired.

I did this to help hide the under-mount lighting. Cut small sheet board and craft board to dimensions of interior shelf. This should include a back to the shelf, 4-inch-deep sides, and a 1- to 2-inch lip to go around the shelf. The lip frames should be cut at a 45-degree angle. Pete has been working in the trades since high school, where he first developed a passion for woodworking. Over the years, he has developed a keen interest in a wide variety of DIY projects around the home.

Next, cut each shelf part to its finished length by cutting a 45-degree bevel on each end. Glue and nail together the parts to form the rectangular-shaped box shelf. Now, conceal the exposed plywood edges around the front of the box with 1½-inch-wide, adhesive-backed iron-on veneer. Cut the veneer to length with scissors and then use a hot clothes iron to adhere the veneer to the plywood edge.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *