I'm looking for a winter project (after I rebuild my Gravely tractor of
course!). I want to build some shelves in my new garage - permanent
shelves along a wall. I would like to hide the clutter with some doors
of some type. The doors don't have to be anything elaborate. They
might be hinged and the size of a full sheet of OSB that swing open and
provide access to all the junk. The other thought that I had was
something a bit more eloborate such as a door that might open
vertically over each individual shelf compartment and slide back into
the shelf out of the way. I was hoping I might be able to pick your
brains for some ideas. Pictures help a lot!
Well, this isn't quite what you are looking for, but I recently moved
into a place at the Delaware shore on the Atlantic ocean. Needed
something that would not rust, etc. I opted for three of the Black and
Decker pre-fab, knocked down plastic cabinets. You can bolt them to the
wall for extra strength. A little trouble with sagging shelves (will
deal with that with some 1x2 pine and dry wall screws). Keep clutter
out of the way nicely. I still have tool boards near the workbench. Got
a spare kitchen cabinet under the workbench for some other stuff.
I had forgotten about the wire shelves, though I do have some of those.
I put stuff in those big clear plastic boxes, so I can see what I have.
Also, a small bolt cutter (1 is a lifetime supply) is the easiest way
to cut the wire shelving. A hacksaw is a PITA.
I'd posted a while back looking for options for garage shelving. I
still can't find the restaurant style wire shelving that I really want
anywhere for a reasonable price. However, I did discover that Lowe's
sells the 1000 lb. rated steel/MDF shelves for about $70 a unit so that
may be the way to go for me.
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Sorry for the long delay in getting back to you. I've changed my mind
since posting. I want something with doors, even if they are primitive
(OSB perhaps framed with 1" by). I've got guys that can help me build,
but everyone needs something to work from. Also, I wouldn't be opposed
to cabinets, rather than shelves on the floor. I guess I need to
browse the books as Lowes and Home Depot!
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