Power tools. Sticks of lumber. And nails.
What do they all have in common? If you’ve never used them, they can be downright frightening.
But making DIY floating garage shelves is easier than it looks. They’re quite handy, too.
Storing stuff on garage shelves is a common enough request for handyman services. But, any type of project is better off tackled by the homeowner themselves to get their money’s worth.
Start your woodworking career by building these shelves with our step-by-step guide. Read on!
Sourcing Quality Materials
With easy-to-follow plans, these shelves are simple to construct and can save you money compared to store-bought options. But, to ensure you will have heavy-duty shelves and their long-term use, it’s important to source quality materials. One way to find the best deals on materials is to shop around at hardware and home improvement stores for sales and discounts.
Another option is to purchase materials online from reputable sellers. By taking the time to source quality materials at affordable prices, you can create sturdy and functional floating garage shelves that will last for years to come.
Know the Painting and Finishing Techniques
It’s important to know the painting and finishing techniques to make these shelves your own. Choose the right paint colors and add decorative finishes. You can customize these shelves to fit your style and make them stand out in your garage.
With a little creativity and the proper techniques, these garage DIY shelf crafts will not only be functional but also a unique addition to your space.
Knowing the Maintenance and Longevity
Building your own floating garage shelves is a cost-effective and efficient way to create extra storage space in your garage. It is important to also consider the maintenance and longevity of your shelves to ensure they stay in great shape. Regularly inspecting for any wear or damage and making necessary repairs will prolong the lifespan of your shelves.
Organizing and properly storing items on the shelves will prevent overloading and potential damage. With proper maintenance, your DIY floating garage shelves will continue to serve as a practical storage solution for years to come.
Seeing Some Inspiration Gallery
From large to small garages, gallery showcases can be customized to fit any space and can be used to store various items such as tools, sports equipment, and even holiday decorations. With a little time and effort, these shelves can transform a messy garage into a functional and organized space.
To take these shelves to the next level, consider using a butcher block as your DIY shelving material. It not only adds a rustic and industrial touch to the shelves, but it’s also durable enough to hold heavy tools and equipment. Plus, with its smooth surface, it’s easy to wipe down and keep clean.
So why settle for basic garage shelving when you can have beautiful and functional butcher block shelves?
Transform Your Garage with These Simple DIY Floating Garage Shelves
Building your own DIY floating garage shelves is not as difficult as it may seem with these easy-to-follow DIY plans. Not only will they provide much-needed storage space for your garage, but they will also elevate its overall aesthetic. So why wait?
Start your DIY project today and see the difference for yourself! Happy building!
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Wayne Probert is a senior reporter at Zobuz, covering state and national politics, and he is a grantee with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Before joining Zobuz, he worked as a freelance journalist in Kentucky, having been published by dozens of outlets including NPR, the Center for Media.