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I like free, easy, earth friendly, and practical projects. So this instructable is in that vein. Make shelves and storage options with free existing ...
Collect the appropriate boxes. A good source for boxes is your local BJs/Sams/Costco warehouse clubs. For this project I chose grape boxes, but you ca...
Mark the middle of each box and take a handsaw and cut each box into half.
Stack the cut halves and voila you have a shelf. Store your papers or shoes! In this picture I stack the half of the top box upside down to put my sca...
Here is an example where I found a smaller box to use as a "drawer" in my shelf. You can then stick a label on each "drawer" to note contents.
Here is my shoe rack. After a certain height you might have to reinforce it, but then I doubt anybody has as many shoes as me.
If you don't want to use a handsaw you can find "just right" boxes. Here is a box I use to store my magazines.
Another "just right" box. Here are the boxes I use to sort my laundry.
Another "just right" box. Here are the boxes I use to sort my paper (shred, recycle, trash).
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Posted:Jun 4, 2008
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