1. Sturdy spice rack for a busy NYC pizzeria
2. Able to survive multiple falls from 4 feet
3. Store 20+ large spice containers
4. Use only 1x2 wood
5. Fit inside a 12x12 tile
1. 4 - 1x2 pieces of pine wood; the Home Depot I go to has them in 6 foot lengths
2. 2 inch drywall screws; Home Depot SKU # 479697
3. Saw and mitre box; Home Depot SKU # 972442
4. 8 - 90 degree brackets: Home Depot SKU # 113517
5. Cordless or hand drill
6. Phillips head screwdriver
7. Foamboard (optional)
Step 1: Cut Shelving Segments
2. Cut 16 segments
3. There are 8 segments per shelf, 2 shelves total.
Step 2: Screw Shelf Segments Together
2. Be sure to stagger the screws so that they do not run into each other
3. If you want extra reinforcement, put an extra screw in
Step 3: Attach Shelves to Vertical Columns
2. Saw the 2 back columns of 20 inches each
3. Use angle brackets to secure the top shelf approximately 14 inches from the bottom.
4. Use angle brackets to secure the bottom shelf approximately 2 inches from the bottom.
Step 4: Reinforce Attachment Points
2. I used 2 screws per corner to make it strong.
Step 5: Attach Crossbar
2. Stand the crossbar on its side on top of the 2 rear vertical columns.
3. Use the 2 inch screws to secure it to either column.
4. Once again, I used 2 screws per attachment.
Step 6: Attach Sign (optional)
1. Print out the name of the restaurant and its website.
2. Tape it to a piece of thick foamboard.
3. Using the 2 inch screws, secure it to the crossbar (I used 3).
Step 7: Reaview of the Spice Rack
Step 8: Front View of the Finished Rack
Step 9: Filled With Spices
2. The rack can fit about 12 spice shakers per level.
3. The pizzeria owner stained it as well to make it fit better into the surrounding decor.