Building garage shelves – Storage shelves heavyweights in the household racks, typically required to hold many plus-size items, including machinery and sports equipment. Making your own garage shelves is typically a lot cheaper than buying finished shelving. Do-it-yourself shelves also be adapted to large freezer, bulky sewing machine or other irregular-shaped object can be covered and stored safely.
Find the wall with stud finder, so mark their position at the approximate height of building garage shelves. Most studs are about 16 inches apart. Measure the exact height you want your shelf to be. Draw a line between the two stud items at this altitude, so check it with the level. Adjust if necessary, so it is exactly level. Position a 10-inch plank vertically along the stud, with the top edge is flush with the horizontal shelf line. Pre-drill a hole through each corner of the wood behind the wall, then screw down your plank, which will anchor the shelf. Using 2.5-inch screws. Repeat on the other stud, with the remaining plank.
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Position a shelf bracket on top of the plank anchor. The angle of the bracket should be flush with the top edge of the anchor, with the 10-inch end pointing down. Pre-drill the screw holes in the anchor and stud behind the wall, then screw down. Center tree plate over the brackets. Rear edge to sit on top of the anchor and the building garage shelves, with about a one-inch above the front lip. There will be about four inches above the overhang on each side.