Introduction: Simple Shoe Rack

About: Hi, my name is Anna-Liisa, I am a DIY woodworker and spoon carver from Berlin. I design and build zero-waste furniture. I also teach women and girls in Berlin how to build zero/low waste furniture or carve sp…

I designed this simple shoe rack because I needed a place to storage our foot gear but I know we are going to move very soon so I did not want to make anything big. I also like about it that I can uninstall it easily.

The disadvantage is that it is not strong. But it is always possible to add glue or screws to make it more durable. Right now is the strength not too important to me.


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Cordless drill
Orbital sander
Sanding pads
Drill bit
Miter saw

Step 1: Cutting the Wood

Cut the wood into the measures you want to build your shoe rack.

Mine has following measures:

10 x round sticks 200 x 5 x 30 mm

2 x square sticks 900 x 5 x 30 mm

Step 2: Drilling the Holes

Using the drill which has the diameter of the stick. Mine is nr 20.
Make it not deeper than 5 mm.

Step 3: Connecting Plugs

Cut the tiny plugs to connect the sticks.

Step 4: Sanding

Sand all the surfaces until they`re perfectly smooth. No connect all the parts to eachother.

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