DIY garage shelves are the perfect alternative to costly, store-bought shelving. Garages are the catch-all location in many homes for items that don’t seem to belong anywhere else. Garage storage units will help you keep all that clutter neatly organized. Browse through these 20 DIY garage shelving plans to find a set of plans that is just right for meeting your family’s storage needs.
Don’t buy new pieces of wood to build garage shelving units, take this idea and use leftover wood to create functional and sturdy storage shelves.
High Garage Storage Shelves
Use these easy to follow plans that creates a DIY storage wall plus a shelving unit for hanging bins. The hanging bins make items more readily accessible and easier to access.
Construct this DIY garage shelf with only 2×4 lumber. Great way to utilize leftover 2×4‘s from other building projects.
Use this garage shelving idea to build storage for less that $40. Cheap build, but not cheaply built.
Use this idea to build super easy MDF shelves that are strong enough to anything you can place on them, yet attractive enough to be build inside the house.
That empty corner can be transformed into functional storage area with this great idea. Store tons of stuff on this sturdy shelf so the rest of your garage can be used for other things.
Garage Storage Racks
Transform wire shelving and plastic coated particle board into this attractive and spacious garage storage rack. Large and attractive, place wire shelving at varying heights to accommodate totes, hanging items and various tools.
When large, sturdy wooden shelves are needed to house heavy equipment, use these step by step instructions to build your own. Easy build with these complete instructions.
Use these detailed plans for building up instead of out. This garage storage unit takes up very little floor space, yet can hold a ton of stuff.
Classic Storage Shelf
Classic design is hard to beat for this DIY shelf build. Make 2 sets – 1 for the garage and another one for the basement.
Plastic totes keep things dry and pest-free, these shelves will keep the totes tidy and organized. Easy and inexpensive to build.
Heavy Duty Shelf
When a light-weight storage shelf just can’t stand up under the heavy equipment you own, build this heavy duty storage shelf. Solid construction and attached to garage studs, these shelves will stand the test of time.
Step By Step
Detailed and easy to follow, even a novice DIY’er will be able to follow these step by step instructions and build their own garage storage shelf.
Look up and find the perfect place to build some garage overhead storage. Put everything up and out of the way, including the storage shelves.
Floor to Ceiling
Waste no space by building this floor to ceiling garage storage unit.
Forgotten storage space is lurking just over your head . Even the smallest garage has un-used overhead space in which this shelf idea can be implemented.
Use this peg board and shelf idea to create a place for everything so your garage can be kept neatly organized at all times.
Over Garage Door
Here is a great way to utilize the empty space located above the garage door. Store a ton of stuff safely and securely with this idea.
Fast and Easy
Here is a fast and easy DIY build that will create functional and attractive garage storage shelves in just one afternoon.