This is a short instructables about building this shoe shelf out of a wine box and some aluminium pipes.
Step 1: Step 1: Tools and Material Needed
For this shoe shelf you only need a few hand tools and a drill.
- hammer, (and or mallet)
- metall saw (and or a hand guided miter saw)
- a chisel might be usefull
- charpener for pencils
- drill, with a 10mm drillbit
- reclaimed wood (in this case an old wine box)
- wood glue
- wooden dowels (diameter 10mm)
- aluminium pipes (outside diameter 12mm, inside diameter 10mm)
- some sandpaper can used too
Step 2: Step 2: Take the Box Appart
Take the wine box appart using the hand tools mentioned before. Try not to split the wood bars. This step can take some time, afterwards i would recommend some cleaning ;-)
Step 3: Step 3: Align the Wooden Bars and Glue Them
In this case i not had to cut the wooden bars, because they had the right length.
- vertical bar length = 350mm
- horizontal bar length = 300mm
- distance between top vertical bar (center) and buttom vertical bar (center) = 170mm
with these measurements you can simply get your shoes out.
Step 4: Step 4: Drill the Pocket Hols
Drill the pocket hols with a drill (10mm diameter), take care not to drill completly through the material.
Drill 4 holes on the top verical bar and 4 holes on the buttom vertical bar, using a distance between each hole of approxiametly 75mm.
After drilling the holes you can glue the dowels into the pocket holes, you can take a mallet to hammer down the dowels.
Step 5: Step 5: Cutting the Aluminium Pipes
Cut 8 aluminium pipes to a length of 650 mm. With this length you can store 3 pair of shoes per level.
I used a hand guided miter saw, but you can also use a normal metall handsaw or even a jig saw.
Step 6: Step 6: Assemble All Together
After all the glue is dried, you can put the aluminium pipes on the dowels. For this you should use a mallet, because sometimes it can be a little hard to get them on. Start with one side to add all 8 pipes. Then add the other side. While hammering try to keep the everything at level, so i could not jam.
Step 7: Step 7: Add Some Shoes
Now its ready to use and you can add some of your shoes.