Simple DIY Storage Shelves

published on July 13, 2020

So in today's video I'm gonna build the simplest storage shelf solution you've ever seen in your life I've been doing this for years designed this just kind of off the cuff one day because we had a quick problem we need to solving and I started to realize couple modifications

I can look these things together for 30 bucks and have a whole wall of shelving I'm gonna share with you right now all we need is a few screws drill a couple of pieces of 2×3 and a sheet of Aspen ight now this is what we're using five

Five eighths tongue-and-groove its flooring product it's OSB right so it's real cheap anyway what we do is we're just going to cut this in half and this is gonna give us two shelves that are eight feet long and two feet deep okay

So we'll just do this real quick I've already got my line marked just to cheat a little bit on for the sake camera so when you're cutting a surface like this and you're in tight space and you can't set it on sawhorses if you just

Leave the last half an inch in the middle LSB is really convenient so we got two different kinds of wood we got our 1 by 3s and our two by threes so we're gonna just take our 1 by 3 this represents basically the middle where I

Want my shelf goes 4 feet in both directions it leaves a nice little nook in the end for long tall stuff like skis here we go now bottom shelf I want 30 inches off the ground I love 30 inches because there's a lot

Of things that are just oversized in life so I use a black marker for that the next one we're gonna go to 24 inches so we'll mark 55 that's gonna be where the wood goes here's my system to make this really quick and simple I put a

Black mark on my 1 by 3 that represents where my 2 by 3 is gonna be placed ok so I'm going to cut a couple pieces of strapping screwed them together at that black line props then it becomes a structural support I'll show you what I

Mean in just a second now I'm using my little system here you go in reverse and you burn the screw in and I won't split even this they'll just dry it out a little strappy okay now we're ready to hang shop so I'm putting

These boards on the wall right on top of that black mark and I'm going to have the mark that I marked at four feet which is the middle right off for this stud I'm gonna just use everything that's existing here to make this make

Sense now each one of these screws carries 80 pounds you can start to see in a real hurry that between three or four locations on the wall and a couple locations in the front you can carry more than enough weight for whatever

You're stacking on there now I just take this little measuring stick that I have there we go now it's level

That's all the same length so flush it up and be nice but because you're working alone you take that same stick now the face of this I'm gonna put in a permanent stick in the front on the

Middle and on both sides and I'm gonna have it sitting a little bit higher than the shelf the reason for that is that makes a great place to drape extension cords Christmas tree lights that sort of thing all right we just lift this up to

Flush now so that we're not lying on the way the strength of that screw in the ass tonight we're gonna drive a couple more screws in to a block just underneath a

Nice No I'm using the offcuts to cut the two blocks to go underneath the stick so

Really at the end of the day all you need is one shelf a few two by fours a couple of these you go pretty handy okay so the last element is what gives this shelving system all of its strength with that sticking out

and we just throw a few screws from the top into this 2×3 now everything is tied together and everything is extra support here so now you've got a 2 foot deep shelf 8 feet long

Support about two two by threes carries over a thousand pounds of shelf with no issues whatsoever brilliant now I'm sure if you go down to the hardware store today you can go down their storage aisle they'll have all

Kinds of options for shelving and component systems you can spend thousands of dollars or you can spend 30 bucks in about 20 minutes and build your own there we go so building shelves is easy all it takes

Is a couple of basic tools a little know-how and about thirty bucks and so there you go that's my blueprint for success for basement storage shelving so if you enjoyed this video and you want to see other videos like it

Then subscribe to the channel don't forget to hit the bell for notifications very important so you'll see all of our newest videos and what you do here is click this link over here you can watch us build a shed it's kind of a perfect

Place to put a bunch of shelves like this

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