what you will need. – Steel Bars: 4×5 feet 8x2feet 8×3 feet – Plywood: (usually comes in 8×4 feet) cutting it to size, you will get the following 3ftx2ft = 4pcs 2ftx2ft =2pcs (you wont be using it) – Also approximately 70 bolts and nuts – a wrench (or if you are lazy then a porta drill with a wrench attachment and another wrench to hold the other end tight – a mallot or hammer step 1: – make sure the 2 5ft bars have their holes alligned. if not, you will need to adjust them to fit (the holes are not round so they can move about) step 2: – for the highest point on first but hand tighten everything. (ensure there is a little gap on the top so the wooden bottoms have a place to sit.) – then connect the lowest point of the rack the same way. check to ensure it is balanced. (how far apart you want them is totally up to you. – proceed with the other 2 bars. step 3: – do the same for the other 2 5ft bars. step 4: – bolt on the 3ft bars to one of the sides – make sure both sides are on. – to connect the 3ft bar, bolt on one bolt to the side and one to the top to ensure it is stable Step 6: – stand the shelf up and ensure everything is straight. use a mallot and lightly tap the places that need adjustments. Step 7: – tighten everything step 8: – insert the planks into the shelves carefully (this is the hard part) they will fit snugly. Estimate Price: Steel Bars: RM15 Per 10 Feet 9mm PlyWood (8Ftx4Ft): RM40 Bolts & Nuts: RM0.70 Workmanship to cut to size: RM10
Want a Storage rack that is rather inexpensive and can last as long as those you see in hardware stores? Well here is a DIY guide on building that exact type for your house at a low cost. This rack is 5 feet high, 3 feet long and 2 feet deep which provides ample space for storing things.