Ways To Make DIY Shelves From Scrap Wood.

December 1, 2015 | Furniture, Tips and Tricks

Of all the DIY planning you can make for your home, shelves that are simplest of all. We are not only talking about the modern and minimalist wall shelf type.A lot of other shape and ideas you can try, various of which are interesting, ingenious ,simple and practical. DIY project have its own unique characteristics and techniques do your house in a elegant way. Can you figure out which ones to pick corresponding difficulty level, choice of style, etc.


Shelves made of repurposed crates.




Make a set of wood crates into wall shelves is very easy and simple. There’s no need to cut part anything. All you have to do is mount the crates on the wall and for that you’ll need screws and anchors. The first step, however, will be to stain the crates in order to give them the look you want. This part is pretty easy and all you need is sandpaper, wood stain and cloths. And in order to appear more clean and shine you can polish the wood with paint or varnish.




If you want, you can put together lots of crates and make a large wall unit out of them by way between the crates piled with crates another to form a pile of wooden crates box. They don’t all need to have the same dimensions and size or shape as long as you can combine them like pieces of a puzzle and you obtain the best composition. Check out alightdelight for an example of how such a design would look.




A set of wood crates can also be stacked to form a tower unit. You can give separators in each crate to obtain more shelves. The result will be a simple and minimalist shelving unit which you can make out of crates, wood boards, plywood and brackets.


Shelves made of reclaimed wood or pallets.




Rustic shelves from reclaimed wood, Using reclaimed wood in DIY projects is something we totally agree with. Not only is this a great way to add character and charm to a project but it’s also a simple way to stay eco-friendly. Need some inspiration? How about the beautiful kitchen shelves featured on Keepingitcozy? The first step should be to sand the wood especially if it’s very weathered. You can then stain it and after that you have to assemble the whole piece.




If you don’t want to use reclaimed wood or you can’t find any but you still want your shelves to feature a distressed look, there are other ways to obtain it. You can check out the method used on sugarandcloth. The project is really simple and all you need for it is some untreated wooden shelves, wood stain, a paint brush, a dowel and brackets. The instructions and the design are very simple and easy to follow.




Floating wall shelves using reclaimed wood, For the DIY shelves featured on Bigplanslittlevictories the list of supplies includes reclaimed wood, metal pipes plus a few other things like a table saw, a tape measure, sandpaper, screws and a drill. Here you’ll also find step by step instructions that will guide you from start to finish, from the moment when you make a template on the wall to the very end when you get to enjoy the finished product.




Pallet shelves for pictures,Pallets are also a great resource when it comes to DIY wall shelves. The transformation doesn’t have a really complex one unless you want it to. The pallet shelves featured on Diyandcraftsideas are pretty transparent when it comes to figuring out what the main resource for the project was.




Of course, you can choose to alter the pallet a bit more in order to get the desired design. A good example in this sense is the project featured on meandmadeline. It all started with a wood pallet. The pallet was cut in three separate pieces and three different shelves were created using those pieces. They’re perfect for storing and displaying magazines and books.

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