Shelves

From books and family pics to shoes and power tools – here’s how to buy or DIY the right shelf for your space.

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10 DIY Projects To Make Work-From-Home Life Easier

Don't be stuck with a lousy workspace. These 10 DIY projects will make your work-from-home experience MUCH easier.

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How to Build a Mechanized Storage Lift In Your Garage

A high shelf that automatically lowers with the push of a button.


DIY Wooden Garage Cabinets

Inexpensive, enormous and surprisingly easy to build


DIY Box Shelves

Build a bunch of these DIY square wall shelves for less than $100


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How to Turn a Closet Into an Office

Learn how to turn a spare closet into a super-organized home office. This project keep schoolwork and office supplies contained.

Build Your Own Melamine Closet Organizer

From anarchy to order in a weekend! Melamine panels make it easy. Build your own white closet organization system with...


How to Install Wire Shelving for a Wire Closet System

Our expert will share his secrets to help you install closet wire shelving.

12 Walk-In Closets to Die For

Who wouldn't want customized closet shelving, space for all of your shoes and boots, plus the added convenience of a...


Bathroom Vanity Storage Upgrades

Three sensible solutions for disorder down under


Sturdier Shelves

Ordinary clip-in-place shelf brackets with slotted metal supports can hold a lot of weight.


Miters on Tree Branches

Making rustic DIY decor? Learn how to cut tree branches easier with this tip.

How to Create Thick Stock

Some projects built from MDF— shelving, desktops, sometimes even trim—look more substantial when you use thicker material.


Routing to a T

An older-model drafting T-square—the kind with a wooden and plastic crosspiece—makes a great fence for routing dadoes for shelves in...


Quick and Accurate Dado Cuts

Here’s a neat trick to speed up cutting dadoes for shelves and other cabinet projects. Attach a 2-in. high wood fence...


PVC Socket Shelves

Here’s a great way to use leftover pieces of PVC pipe. Cut them into various shorter lengths and glue them...


Edge-Banding Plywood

There’s no better way to clamp wood edging strips to plywood shelves than with pieces of masking tape.

Install Toggle Bolts for an Adjustable Shower Head

Learn how to install toggle bolts!


Pencils at the Ready

Insert pencils into holes drilled in the edges of shelves, or put small screw eyes into the erasers and hang...


Swing-out Storage Kitchen Cabinets

Triple your cabinet space!


12 Home Improvement Ideas for Beginning DIYers

Here are a dozen starter projects to build your DIY home improvement skills and boost your confidence. These projects vary...


Tips for Organizing Open Kitchen Shelves

Open kitchen shelves are an effective way to open up your kitchen while gaining more accessible storage space, making them...


Super Storage-Simplified

Simple and inexpensive, with huge storage capacity.


Build Twin Closet Shelves

If one closet shelf is good, two must be better


Stackable Shelves

It's shelving, storage, a desk and work surface combined

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How to Organize Your Closet: Custom Designed Closet Storage

Expert planning advice and step-by-step instructions for making every inch of storage count.


How to Build a Home Office

Stock cabinets, a cord organizer, and custom-built tops and shelves keep everything in order


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Three Bathroom Storage Ideas

Add space and organization to your bathroom with a larger medicine cabinet, glass shelves, and built-in cabinets.