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Make that closet space function like it should with easy plywood shelving. You’ll be kicking yourself for not installing these plywood shelves a long time ago. Customize to fit your closet space and you’ll want to tackle all the closets in your home!

Difficulty easy

Tools

Kreg Tools

Other Tools

  • Circular Saw (cordless)
    Circular Saw (cordless)
  • Miter Saw
    Miter Saw
  • Square
    Square
  • Tape Measure
    Tape Measure
  • Nail Gun
    Nail Gun

Materials

Wood Products

  • 1 Plywood , 3/4" Thick , Full Sheet
  • 2 Board , 1x2 , 96"
  • 2 Board , 1x3 , 96"

Hardware & Supplies

  • 50 2" finish nails
  • 25 1 1/4" finish nails

Cut List & Parts

  • 5 Shelves , 3/4" x 13" x 23"
  • 10 Wall cleats , 1 x 2 x 13"
  • 5 Shelf trim , 1 x 3 x 22 1/4"

Directions

  • Step 1

    Cut 1x2 wall cleats to fit the depth of your closet space. Two cleats per shelf.

  • Step 2

    Attach 1x2 cleats to wall using construction adhesive and 2" finish nails. Be sure to use a level and keep cleats in pairs.

  • Step 3

    Cut plywood shelves to fit. Measure depth of space x width of closet space. Place shelves into position on 1x2 cleats.

  • Step 4

    Cut 1x3 front trim to fit each shelf front.