Garage Shelves Exposed Studs (DIY Project Download)

Garage Organization. Many sheds have exposed studs. See how you can utilize these studs to create a very EFFICIENT storage system to help you GET ORGANIZED and STAY ORGANIZED. If you think you can’t have proper storage in an unfinished garage, think again. Those exposed studs make it easier to install hooks or shelving, which will allow you to take items resting against the wall or laying on the floor and get them up and out of the way. Finding extra storage space in garage workshops and basements is always a challenge. If you’ve got exposed wall studs, make the most of them by building this adjustable shelving system.

garage shelves exposed studs 2Many garages have exposed inside framing, with cavities between studs and ceiling joists that provide natural nooks for storage and easy-fastening points for brackets and auxiliary storage facilities. We also came across these Stud Buddies, which are shelves made for installing between exposed studs in unfinished spaces, like garages. Build these easy storage shelves in your garage, backyard shed or porch. A majority of the walls in most spread-out country places are finished on the outside, but on the inside, the 2 x 4 or larger vertical posts or studs are exposed on three sides.

So I wanted to create some storage in my garage. I saw there was a lot of unused space at the top of my walls. That would make a great brace and could work fine for exposed wall studs. But for me that is more work than what I did. Check out this collection of clever, simple, low-cost garage storage tips that will instantly get your bikes, tools, construction materials and lawn equipment off the floor and out from under foot. Screws to the side of the exposed wall studs, directly across from each other, and you’ve got a perfect place to hang your chairs. Many of you may have exposed studs in your garage like I do in the shed.

Joists And Studs Provide Framework For Storage

Building wood shelves for garage attached to studs. Building A Cheap And Sturdy Garage Shelf Unit Using Exposed Wall Studs. The top plate of the wall is exposed in this style shed, and we decided we wanted our plywood shelf to cover it. I built myself some shelves in the garage using some leftover 2x3s and plywood. We have storage solutions for Danville Garages. Garage Overhead Storage, Garage Shelving, Garage Cabinets. If you have exposed studs currently, no need to spend money drywalling. We can cover up those ugle wall studs with beautiful slat wall and give you plenty of organizing options too. As someone with a finished garage, I’m always jealous of garages with exposed studs. Hi all, I am about to install heavy duty shelving in my garage. This chapter will help you learn to maximize your storage space, taking advantage of every dimension efficiently to organize and store all the stuff you can’t bear to part with. Figure 3.2 If your garage has exposed studs, you can store many items on hooks or shelves.

Heavy Duty Shelf Brackets

This DIY garage storage system has the versatility of expensive store-bought systems, but you can make it yourself for a few hundred dollars in a single weekend. Each of these storage accessories hangs from a simple framework of vertical struts, which are just 2x2s screwed to the garage wall studs. Leave 1-1/2 in. of the nails exposed to hang tools. In fact, pegboard has served as a low-cost storage option for so long that there are a multitude of different hooks and brackets you can buy to accommodate nearly anything you want to hang. If your garage walls have exposed studs, you can simply screw pegboard to the studs. Those cabinets came out of the second floor unit of our home, before we turned it into our master bedroom. The exposed studs on our garage walls made everything super simple, allowing us to use nothing but 2. The framing shelves hold little bottles, tools and nails found on the property.

In a garage with unfinished walls, the standards can be attached directly to exposed studs. You can put shelves as high and as low as you like on the wall, and you can run them from one end of a wall to the other. By installing overhead garage shelving you can easily add 200 square feet of storage to a typical 2-car garage. I don’t have an attic either, but a roof with exposed wood ceiling beams.