Kitchen Storage Projects That Create More Space

Build these 5 kitchen storage projects and increase the storage capacity of your cabinets without increasing the size of your kitchen or replacing cabinets.

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Hammer
  • Clamps
  • Miter saw
  • Air compressor
  • Brad nail gun
  • Cordless drill
  • Tape measure
  • Circular saw
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Countersink drill bit
  • Level
  • Drill bit set
  • Jigsaw
  • Straightedge
  • Safety glasses
  • Square

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • 1/2 x 2-1/2 boards
  • 1x3 boards
  • 3d finish nails
  • 4d finish nails
  • 5/16-in. dowels
  • Fold-down brackets
  • Glue
  • 1/2-in. thick plywood
  • 3/4 x 3/4 in. L-moldings
  • 1 in. drywall screws
  • 3/4-in. drywall screws
  • Piano hinges
  • Pantry slides