DIY – How to make the ultimate Shoe Rack!

DIY Shoe Rack 1

DIY Shoe Rack 2

I don’t know about you but everytime I buy a big shoe rack for me and my girlfriend, it breaks down after a month. But here’s a great way to make a shoe rack for any of your walls. I will be moving in 3 days to a new apartment so this is very handy and jit (just in time!) baby!

We bought poplar boards from the trims aisle of Home Depot. We chose boards 1/2 inch thick and 6 inches wide (1/2x6x3) for wide lower shelves and 1/2 inch thick and 3 inches wide (1/2x3x3) narrow top shelves. We cut the wood to size (in our case 22 inches) with the handsaw in the store.

We also bought large and small L-brackets to attach the wood to our walls and appropriate hardware: short screws to attach the brackets to the wood planks (.5 inch), longer screws and plastic drywall anchors to attach the brackets to the walls. I think we used 1.5-inch #6


3 Responses to DIY – How to make the ultimate Shoe Rack!

  1. Carl says:

    Great space saver for wardrobes also good for your frond doof if you are one of those people who get your friends to take of there shoes

  2. girrrrrrr2 says:

    and if you need something on the top shelf… you have a ladder…

  3. Izl says:

    Why not just normal shelves?

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