Shelving & Storage

Get your home and shop organized with step-by-step plans for shelving and storage projects from the editors and contributors to Popular Woodworking Magazine. You’ll find projects in a wide range of styles: period, Arts & Crafts, contemporary, Shaker and more.You’ll find woodworking plans for bookcases and bookshelves, hanging wall shelves and cabinets, shop and garage storage, small storage ideas, television stands and more. And, you’ll learn the essential woodworking techniques you need to build them right.

Standing Desk Part 3: The Lower Case

Period accounts indicate 18th-century American cabinetmakers typically produced a wide variety of products. They were neither quite as specialized as some would have it, nor did they produce particularly great quantities of any one product.

Behind the left door are five 3/4"-thick adjustable solid-wood shelves, perfect for heavier games and books. Behind the right door are 10 1/4"-tempered Masonite shelves, perfect for storing letterhead, envelopes, CDs and other home-office related items.

Shaker Storage Cabinet

With two different shelving systems, this face-frame cabinet stores light or heavy stuff. Just look at these drawings, techniques and plans to see for yourself.

Best Foot Forward: The front feet are different than the back feet and are cut to allow the grain to run diagonally from the corner of the base area. In addition, the front feet are radius cut on the inside. Attach the feet first, then cut the radius to shape to ease glue up.

Shaker Blanket Chest

I was flipping through a copy of The Magazine Antiques one afternoon when I noticed an attractive blanket chest in an advertisement for an antiques dealer in New York. After a bit of research, this is what I came up with.

Tansu Chest

This Japanese-style Tansu chest can be used in several different configurations to fit your lifestyle. No matter how you stack it, it stores a lot of items, as we show you with this free project..

Spice Cabinet

Though members of your family aren't likely to store spices in a cabinet like this, you can bet that it will be an oft-requested item for you to build.