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Category: Plans

Corner Floating Shelves Plan

After completing the first part of my garage wrap-around storage system build, I ended up with a large 3-unit cabinet on one wall and another cabinet to store brooms and gardening tools on the adjacent wall. This left me with an awkward empty corner between the two. In this corner I have a few electrical outlets, a vent and drain pipe. I'm not a fan of the triangular corner China-style cabinets when it comes to storage because their odd shape only accommodates small items. Plus I'd have to cut out holes to access the outlets and leave enough room at the bottom for the vent…

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3-Cabinet Storage Unit Plan

Like many of you, I use my one-car garage as a workshop but I also have to share the space with other household items that get stored in there too. Although my wall-mounted wire shelves kept things off the floor, it was an eyesore and my workshop still looked cluttered. To better compartmentalize personal life stuff from shop stuff, I decided to build a wrap-around storage system with fixed and adjustable shelves so it's customizable in the future and most importantly, something I could put doors on. To make this project more manageable, I divided it into 3 parts. In PART 1, I start with…

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Workbench Plan

Every maker needs a good workbench but they can get expensive at the store, especially one with casters, a shelf and other features. That's one of the reasons I've been using a plastic craft table with folding legs for a while. Like many of you, I use my home garage for many of my projects so space is precious. While being able to break down my plastic table and store it away is an advantage, it's flimsy legs are not very sturdy for bigger jobs. So now it's time ...time to trade in my wobbly craft table for a real workbench. This easy design cost…

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