How to build a shoe rack from floor to ceiling


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Play video Unsupported This shoe rack is a dimensioned shelving unit to accommodate shoes. Material Required 1 “x 12” Prepared Shelf Boards 1 “x 2” Prepared Boards 2-1 / 2 “Finishing Nails Wood Glue Construction Instructions Determine the size of the shoe rack. We will be approximately 77 inches tall and wide enough for two pairs of shoes per level. We measure a medium pair and mark our 20 “width and the distance between the shelves will be 7-1 / 2” then we start cutting 1 x 12 “ready shelf” board. We need two at 77 “for the sides and about ten at 20” for the shelves. Mark where the shelves are on the sides. Location the top of each shelf but don’t forget to include the thickness of the shelf itself. The spacing between the shelves will be 7-1 / 2 “and the thickness of the shelf panels will be 3/4” so we mark each 8-1 / 4 “. Begin installing the shelves on One side at these marks. Apply wood glue to the end of each board and secure it on the outside of the side piece. When the first side is completed, repeat the process on the other side piece. Installation instructions, our unit will rest on the base plate in the cabinet, so that it floats above the floor. To hold it in place, we add 1 x 2 horizontal fasteners underneath each other shelf. It fastens into the studs in the wall to hold it securely in place. In this case, there is a longer shelf plate on top to connect the shoe rack to the rest of the cabinet system, and after the screw holes are filled in and the seams are sealed , The shoe rack is ready to be painted Watch this video to learn more Further reading VIDEO T RANSCRIPT DANY LIBFORD: This shoe rack is just a dimensional shelving unit to hold shoes. Our size should be wide enough for two pairs of shoes on each level, so we measure 2 medium pairs. Next we start cutting a finished 1 x 12 ” shelf board to that dimension … The shelf sides are made of two longer pieces measuring 1 x 12 in, depending on the height you have available, we start the assembly by gluing and nailing a 20 ” piece to the top and bottom of one side. Next we plot the location of each shelf on the edge of a side piece. We found sufficient height between the shoe racks was 7 1/2 inches, and now each shelf is glued and threaded in place, making sure the spacing marks on the edges of the side piece are aligned. Side and attach the other side piece the same way. This unit will rests on the base plate in the cabinet, so it floats above the floor, and after securing it in place we add 1×2 horizontal cleats under each other shelf to keep it securely in place. In this case, there is a taller shelf panel on top to connect the shoe rack to the rest of the cabinet system. Previous article A simple way to keep your putty clean Next article Crafting a well-functioning cabinet Building on 40 years of his career in remodeling, Danny has worked as a home improvement expert on The Early Show and The Weather Channel for CBS for more than a decade. His vast practical experience and understanding of the industry make him the go-to for all things home-related – from advice on minor repairs, to complete remodeling, to helping homeowners prepare their homes for the harsh weather and seasons.


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