Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
- Miter saw
- Air compressor
- Air hose
- Brad nail gun
- Cordless drill
- Tape measure
- Circular saw
- Socket/ratchet set
- Stud finder
- Chalk line
- Nail set
- Safety glasses
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
- Polyurethane glue
For every four 32-in. bays, you'll need:
End and divider panels, bottoms: Two 4x8 sheets of 3/4-in. plywood
Shelving: One 4x8 sheet of 3/4-in. plywood
Sliding door panels: Two 4x8 sheets of 1/4-in. plywood
Framing: Eight 8-ft. 2x2s
Shelving cleats: approx. 4 ft. of 1x2 per 24-in. shelf
Lag screws: Sixteen 1/4 x 3-1/2 in.
Framing fasteners: 1 lb. of 16d nails
Panel fasteners: 1 lb. of 2-in. screws
Shelving cleats and cabinet bottom fasteners: 1 lb. of 1-5/8 in.screws
Track and trim fasteners: Small box of 1-in. brads
Door track: One 4-ft., one 8-ft. (Available from woodworker’s supply stores).
Finger pulls: Four 3/4-in. diameter