Shelves add storage and style to any room and designs, shapes and sizes are almost limitless. Simple floating shelves or advanced multi-shelf units with doors are used in every room, from kitchen to bathroom or bedroom.

Use teak or redwood to create shelving for patios or decks. Shelves can be a simple beginner's project or use advanced carpentry skills.


Stock hardware is used to mount contemporary, utilitarian shelves, while decorative woodworking pieces are used for some advanced free shelf plans. Use MDF and paint for sturdy shelves for the kids or beautiful hardwoods to make a shelving unit for cherished collections. Add trim and molding to give style and elegance to a simple shelf.

Free shelf plans are available with loads of tips and instruction, making them perfect as a family project or a way to brush up on skills and acquire new proficiency.


Wall Shelves


Bamboo Wall Shelves

Create beautiful and exotic looking wall shelves using acrylic panels and bamboo.

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Window Shelves


Window Shelves

Create a unique display over your door for all to see. Don't spend hundreds of dollars purchasing a shelf at the store when you can create your own custom shelf with a unique design.

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Tank Heaven


Tank Heaven

This bathroom shelf unit has three shelves and is designed to be hung on the wall over the toilet.

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Shelving Systems Demonstrated


Shelving Systems Demonstrated

Here are demonstrations on how to build four different types of shelving systems.

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How to Build Shelves


How to Build Shelves

Learn how to build basic wooden shelves for your home or office of any size using this plan.

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Building Shelves


Building Shelves

Plans for wooden shelves you can easily build yourself and get exactly what you want.

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What You Must Know About Shelving


What You Must Know About Shelving

Learn the simple but important rules to building sturdy shelves.

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