Building shelves for basement organization, part 2

Meet our beautiful and lovely DIY shelves in the basement. They’re 15 feet long, 24 inches deep, hold a ton of stuff and are beautiful and lovely to me.

In part 1, you can see how we created the frames for the shelves. Then we screwed them into the wall studs and added 2 x 4 legs at the ends. The particle board shelves are just laid on the frames. Because they’re screwed into studs, we didn’t feel we needed more legs in the middle.

Working together with my husband isn’t fun. He’s OCD and very difficult to work with. Everything must be perfect, as in level, even, plumb, square and precisely measured. I might measure at 6 and a little bit past 1/2, so I don’t do much measuring. If it’s off more than a hair, I’m in trouble. I’ve learned that perfect is called dead nuts, but being off by a wuss hair is acceptable too. It goes from dead nuts, to a wuss hair to a hair. In some instances a hair is acceptable too.

I feel like yelling, “hello, down there.”

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The space between the 10 foot section and the 5 foot section created a little space to slide in large things like mirrors, etc.

From the other end, “hello up there!”

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These shelves take the phrase, ‘shop the house,’ to a whole new level. I know I have too much stuff, and with this storage system I can see what I have and won’t bring anything new into the house unless I get rid of something else.

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There’s actually free floor space. You could even work out.

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Here’s the full view with more empty floor space.

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This table is where I do messy crafts.

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Here’s the tool corner and that’s the miter saw covered up. I told you OCD! You can see the entry to the smaller room where we store the patio furniture.

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I do love the shelves, and if you measured, I will guarantee, that they aren’t off anywhere by more than a wuss hair !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Can you tell which tools are mine and which are his?tools

Wish me luck with our next DIY project., There’s more about that next.

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Building shelves for basement organization, Part 1

Keeping the basement neat and organized is something I try to do and fail at miserably! I finally talked my husband into building sturdy wooden shelves that would provide all the storage I needed. This was a basic DIY project using 2 x 4’s and particle board. Thank goodness there’s a Lowe’s really close by, all we do is leave our sub division, go to the red light, turn, and you’re there.  Smile

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Piles of stuff, surrounded by piles of stuff, surround exercise equipment! If you wanted to use it you couldn’t even get to it.

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Here we’ve already started building the shelves, but just looking at all this clutter makes me sick.

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A bike and a scarf on a treadmill? Could you ride a bike on a treadmill?

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This metal closet separates the junk area from the tool area, which is slightly more organized.

basement toolendFrom the tool area looking toward the junk area.

 

basement toolsThis is a corner of the tool area.

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The arrow is pointing to another room, approximately 15 x 15, where I keep all my paint and store patio furniture in winter.

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Putting the shelves together was fairly simple. We built a 10 foot section and a 5 foot section, each with 3 shelves, between the basement support columns. Because the wall was left unfinished, the screw heads in the studs could been seen, shown by the blue lines. The red line is the chalk line we snapped after using a laser level to get it straight.

We put together the frames before screwing them into the wall studs. You can see one finished frame on the floor.

Sorry to end here, part 2 of this project is coming up next. It’s a beautiful sight to behold!

 

Debbie (((xx)))

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