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September 10, 10:21 AM [GMT -5]

About the plywood brackets, does the part that attaches to the 2x2s need to be a certain length? Is there a ratio between this part and the part holding the shelf?

Also, how long can the brackets go before you have to make them wider? I am planning 21 inch shelves.

April 09, 1:21 PM [GMT -5]

I need to build an inexpensive shoe rack (wish I could underline the word inexpensive here).

I put the 2x2 on the studs, then screwed the scrap 2x2 pieces on the sides of the 2x2 already on the wall to build supports for a wire rack. I can now store about 30 pairs of shoes and boots on the three tier rack. Total cost was about $25 in SW PA.

Next, I will attempt shelving. The Rub....aid shelving system sold in stores is way to expensive for my taste.

Yes, I'm cheap and proud of it.

September 20, 11:54 AM [GMT -5]

Great project , I have started it but was wondering what size bungee cord did you use.


June 28, 1:31 PM [GMT -5]

I'm interested in this project. I'm wondering the size, length, type of screw, etc., needed for the project - not mentioned in the magazine or in the materials list.



June 20, 11:08 PM [GMT -5]

This is an excellent, flexible inexpensive storage system. I bought 2 x 2 verticals. I picked up scraps of plywood from construiction sites and cut them for the shelf supports. I found several boards and cut up a 4 x 8 MDX sheet for shelves. For hooks I used 1/2 inch dowels. Etc., etc.

The result is enough storage for most of the junk in my garage. I will continue to add to this system as I find materials. There is alwyas need for more storage space.

May 17, 12:20 AM [GMT -5]

Great Idea - I have looked at those expensive wall hanging systems saying there must be a way to do this for less.

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