Building shelves with 2x4 and plywood. Oriented strand board plywood panels are perfect for small projects and repair work. Designing and building your model railroad benchwork should be fairly straightforward once you have a pretty good general idea about your theme and trackplan. How to build wood shelves for a garage or basement this video discusses how to build wood shelves. Simply add 2x4s and plywood or particleboard to these leg supports to create a workbench 36in.
Pete build the ultimate diy 2x4 shelving for basement storage for around 80 and minimal cuts. The boxes are created by connecting two 38 sections of 2x10 lumber to two 28 sections of 2x10 lumber into a 38x31 box. Ok they could be diy garage storage shelves too. How to build shelves this article also available in russian and spanish you can buy simple garage shelving kits at places like home depot or ikea for about as much as it would cost to buy the lumber.
They are easy to transport lightweight and priced right everything you need to get a job done quickly. Rona carries plywood and osb for your building supplies renovationdecorating projects. Youll be using the lumber to build two end shelves which share the weight of the bed with the expedit shelves. Use 2x4s for the legs and 2x4s or similar lumber for the horizontal structure that supports the plywood or osb top and shelves.
Since the 1990s ive been building workbenches following the design ideas in this article. I used 15 2x4s and 2 sheet of 34 plywood 4x8 long. Use the 2x4 basics workbench kit to make a custom workbench to fit anywhere you need a work surface or a storage area. The concept is simple.