Garage Storage Tower

Tons of easy-access storage—and more space to hang stuff!

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Clamps
  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Brad nail gun
  • Caulk gun
  • Screw gun
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Level
  • Extension cord
  • Framing square
  • Hearing protection
  • Paint roller
  • Paint tray
  • Putty knife
  • Rags
  • Roller tray
  • Roller sleeve
  • Safety glasses
  • Sawhorses
  • Paintbrush

You'll also need a shop vacuum, straightedge, stepladder, stud finder, tape measure, table saw and utility knife.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 5 sheets 4' x 8' x 3/4" BC sanded plywood
  • 2 sheets 4' x 8' x 1/4" underlayment plywood
  • 1 sheet 4' x 4' x 1/4" underlayment plywood
  • 1 1x2 x 8' pressure-treated board
  • 1" 18-gauge brads
  • 1-1/2" 18-gauge brads
  • 2" trim head screws
  • Can of wood filler or patching compound
  • Gallon of paint/primer