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PAINT STORAGE SHELF



Last year I made a Craft Paint Storage Shelf which was great! But it also gave me an idea. Why not make a bigger shelf that would not only store those little craft paint bottles, but would also store spray paint cans, stains, and those little sample jars of paint that we DIY/Crafters love to hoard!

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    1. Step: 1

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      Cut wood to specs shown in image or to a size that best suits your paint storage needs.

    2. Step: 2

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      I cut the ends of each frame piece on my Ryobi miter saw at a 45 degree bevel.

    3. Step: 3

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      Attach the frame at each corner using wood glue and brad nails.

    4. Step: 4

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      Determine the height and placement of each shelf by measuring your paint products. You may have more spray paint cans than craft paint bottles. Or maybe you have tons of sample paint cans. Make this paint storage shelf to fit your paint storage needs. I tilted the shelves that holding the small, craft paint bottles to keep them from falling off the shelf.

    5. Step: 5

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      Use a level to make sure your shelves are straight!

    6. Step: 6

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      Attach shelves to desired location in frame with glue and pocket screws or brad nails. (I used my Ryobi brad nailer.) Attach the plywood to the back of the frame with brad nails.

    7. Step: 7

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      Fill nails holes and gaps in the mitered corners with wood putty, then sand, paint or stain. I painted my shelf with two coats of leftover latex paint.

    8. Step: 8

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      Since this shelf can become quite heavy once it's load up with all your paints, you'll want to be sure to attach it to the wall with long screws that are going into studs behind the walls!

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PAINT STORAGE SHELF

by Create & Babble
Jul 20, 2015
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Last year I made a Craft Paint Storage Shelf which was great! But it also gave me an idea. Why not make a bigger shelf that would not only store those little craft paint bottles, but would also store spray paint cans, stains, and those little sample jars of paint that we DIY/Crafters love to hoard!

Project Steps

  1. Step: 1
    Huge 38d08d9a ea9e 4351 a9df 1401866a3f90

    Cut wood to specs shown in image or to a size that best suits your paint storage needs.

  2. Step: 2
    Huge 7afc28b5 556e 4f78 8a30 73da57e4f003

    I cut the ends of each frame piece on my Ryobi miter saw at a 45 degree bevel.

  3. Step: 3
    Huge c3227413 7a23 4df8 a146 436ca0a3615d

    Attach the frame at each corner using wood glue and brad nails.

  4. Step: 4
    Huge 5550bbca 97bd 41ae aca3 8900dca8c0a3

    Determine the height and placement of each shelf by measuring your paint products. You may have more spray paint cans than craft paint bottles. Or maybe you have tons of sample paint cans. Make this paint storage shelf to fit your paint storage needs. I tilted the shelves that holding the small, craft paint bottles to keep them from falling off the shelf.

  5. Step: 5
    Huge 615898d1 3d26 405e 93ef c96207e0809e

    Use a level to make sure your shelves are straight!

  6. Step: 6
    Huge 595f9cdd 128d 4b32 8c9e c730c1a6222b

    Attach shelves to desired location in frame with glue and pocket screws or brad nails. (I used my Ryobi brad nailer.) Attach the plywood to the back of the frame with brad nails.

  7. Step: 7
    Huge 233cb5a1 574b 4797 9401 9f739abec24e

    Fill nails holes and gaps in the mitered corners with wood putty, then sand, paint or stain. I painted my shelf with two coats of leftover latex paint.

  8. Step: 8
    Huge ff86d2b2 8048 473d 900d 197d9f55f539

    Since this shelf can become quite heavy once it's load up with all your paints, you'll want to be sure to attach it to the wall with long screws that are going into studs behind the walls!