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Lumber storage: "My rack is 2x4s floor-to-ceiling and 1/2" plywood for the arms that hold the the wood. I was a little skeptical of the strength of this design, but I got a free rack when I bought a trailer-load of lumber a few years back that was constructed this way. I changed it around a bit to match my available space...and ended up with what you see on my site, here:..."


DIY: Lumber Storage System Tutorial ~ This is awesome! The slots allow you to organize horizontally & vertically, keeping lumber off the floor & similar lumber together & it's on casters!!!


Workshop Organization Tips

I like this idea. Tools available for easy access. I may have put pegboard on the front for other tools

Storing Lumber

Storing Lumber This rack is easily made from galvanized iron pipe and threaded floor flanges. For light loads use 10-in. lengths of 1/2-in. pipe and 2x4s. For heavier loads go to 3/4-in. pipe and 4x4s. Be sure to anchor the flanges securely to the wall using bolts, washers, and nuts—not just wood screws. If you plan to store finished material on the racks, slip plastic tubing over the pipe to …

Vertical Lumber Organizer

Vertical Lumber Organizer Before I installed this vertical storage rack, my lumber was hard to manage and a housekeeping nightmare. I could never find the piece I wanted, and removing a board from the back of the stack was sure to cause trouble. Finally, after a major board slide, I decided to take action. I drilled holes and installed 1-in.-dia. dowels in a 2×4 that I anchored to the wall. …