How to Build a Basket Stand

An amazingly versatile storage stand, made with an amazingly versatile tool

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
  • Miter saw
  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Brad nail gun
  • Coping saw
  • Biscuit joiner
  • Nippers
  • Framing square
  • Orbital sander
  • Safety glasses
  • Speed square
  • Paintbrush
  • Wood glue

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • 1 x 2 pine
  • 3/4" x 3/4" square dowels
  • 3/4" cove molding
  • 3/4" plywood
  • No. 0 biscuits
  • 2" finish nails
  • Cherry penetrating oil finish
  • Woven baskets