Make the most of your cabinet storage space with these cabinet shelf risers! Gain on vertical space and maximize organization for your kitchen or other home cupboards and cabinets. Bonus – these shelf risers are incredibly easy to build!

Difficulty easy


Kreg Tools

Other Tools

  • Miter Saw
    Miter Saw
  • Tape Measure
    Tape Measure
  • Impact Driver
    Impact Driver
  • Sander


Wood Products

  • 1 Board , 1x8 , 96"

Hardware & Supplies

  • 4 Kreg jig screws
  • 4 Kreg jig plugs
  • 1 Wood glue

Cut List & Parts

  • 1 Top Plate , 3/4"x7 3/4"x28"d
  • 2 Legs , 3/4"x7 3/4"x8"


  • Cut Wood

    Cut top shelf to 28 inches long and the two legs to 8 inches long, or according to the measurements for your particular cabinet.

  • Pocket Holes for Shelf

    Using the Kreg jig pocket-hole jig, drill two holes on one of the legs, evenly spaced apart. Holes should follow the grain.

  • Pocket Holes for Second Leg

    Repeat for both legs.

  • Glue Edges

    Glue the ends of the legs where the holes are and the ends of one of the faces of the top shelf.

  • Screw in Legs

    Using Kreg jig screws attach legs to the top plate. Be sure the screw holes are faced towards the center of the shelf.

  • Prepare for final finish

    Use Kreg Jig plugs and glue to fill in the screw holes then once dry, sand all surfaces flat and smooth.

  • Finish Wood

    Apply paint or stain based on your preference. We used pickling stain with a polyurethane coat to lighten the color of the pine.

    If you would like to see more of how we use these cabinet shelf risers to maximize storage in our RV, visit us at tidbits-cami.com.