Wood storage cabinets can help keep a garage area much tidier, so it’s a good idea to install cabinets along with a wall with the base cabinets below. Create the cabinets after having made sketches of what to store in each one. Think in terms of the placement of heavy objects in the lower cabinets and the light objects in the wall cabinets. Apply drawers and shelves in your designs too. You can design the storage space to be a workbench area because most homeowners need space to perform repair work and household items. Study the garage construction books to get ideas about the cabinets you want to create. Garage conversion review websites to see how the cabinets are placed in well-designed garages. Measure the space that will be allowed for garage closets. Use a sketchbook to draw doors, shelves, and drawers along one or two walls.
Leave space in the draw for a work table on top of the lower cupboards. Finish your cabinet plans on graph paper, once you have discovered your design. Allow a shaped of graph paper to represent four inches of real area. Buy sheets of 4 by 8 feet of plywood to build the cabinets. Buy 10 sheets of 3/4 inch plywood for base solid wood storage cabinets and 10 sheets of 1/2 inch plywood for top cabinets. The construction of low furniture with extra-resistant shelves to support paint cans and power tools. Use two thicknesses of 3/4 inch plywood for the shelves. Create base units approximately 36 inches high and 24 inches deep. Build cabinets to keep pre-made doors approximately 20 inches wide. Nail the storage cabinet sections together with 2-inch nails. Secure them to the wall frame with 4-inch stainless steel screws.
Install the metal tracking for drawers. Build all the drawers of the 1/2 inch plywood cabinets. Buy pre-made doors or build them from plywood. Place doors with heavy-duty metal hinges. Leave some shelving areas open in the cupboards. Create a workbench covered with 2-by-4-inch side-by-side boards nailed to a plywood base. Install this plywood base for the workbench, forming a space on the counter, on top of the floor small wood storage cabinets. Hang a board behind this area to keep tools and other items. Use putty to fill gaps in floor and wall cabinets. Sand all plywood surfaces, as necessary, including front faces of plywood doors and drawers. Paint cabinets in semi-gloss white or gray exterior grade paint. Build additional storage cabinets with leftover plywood. Build a cabinet similar to a shelf and secure shelves in the closet every 15 inches from top to bottom.