15 Space-Saving DIY Kayak Rack Plans That You Can Build Easily

Kayaks are a very giant board that takes up more space than expected. But not to worry, I’ve brought to you these 15 DIY kayak rack ideas to store your kayaks. There’s also a post on how to make a kayak, you can check it out.

You will have to make do with the space in your backyard or garage. Don’t forget to take measurements of the area where you want the rack to be to avoid it being bigger or smaller than expected. Are you ready to build? Let’s check out these plans.

15 Space-Saving DIY Kayak Rack Plans That You Can Build Easily

1. Simple Kayak Rack From PVC

1. Simple Kayak Rack From PVC

Are you thinking of getting a kayak rack? Follow me as we unravel this kayak made from PVC together. The materials needed for this include PVC pipes, PVC T fittings, PVC end cap, and PVC multipurpose glue.  All you have to do is to assemble the pipes with the fittings and top them with the end caps. It is sturdy and inexpensive.

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2. DIY Wooden Kayak Rack

2. DIY Wooden Kayak Rack

The materials required for this DIY wooden kayak include cypress boards, a miter saw, a wood jointer, wood planer, screws, and X-carve CNC. Rip down the cypress boards into pieces then cut the joinery. After this, imprint the design on the pieces of cypress using X-carve CNC.

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3. Kayak Rack Plans DIY

3. Kayak Rack Plans DIY

This is made from lumber, screws, carriage bolts, wood glue, spray, hammer, tape measure, miter saw, drill, and wood filler. To start with, create a template for the kayak rack then assemble the rigid base and attach the two sides.

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4. How To Build A Kayak Rack

The materials needed for this kayak rack include clamps, pieces of wood, screws, tape measure, hammer, and chisel. Cut all the pieces of wood needed for the project and take out the horizontal pieces where the kayak will be and make multiple cuts on its edges and center. Then, use the hammer and chisel to clean off the cuts leaving grooves on the pieces.

5. DIY Kayak Rack From Scrap Wood

This kayak rack is made from scrap wood, tape measure, screws, drill, miter saw, and circular saw. Start by cutting the scrap wood to pieces then assemble the back pieces on the ground and screw them together with screws. After this, attach the legs and fit the bracket to support the leg and the back pieces. Then, attach other components of the rack and you’re good to go.

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6. DIY Kayak Rack

The materials needed for this DIY kayak rack include wood, circular saw, miter saw, wood screws, and tape measure. This kayak rack is made in 15 minutes, however, it is strong, durable, and inexpensive.

7. How To Make A Kayak Rack

7. How To Make A Kayak Rack

The materials needed for this DIY kayak rack include T posts, U bolts, a scrap of 2×4, and a padlock/chain. Cut the 2×4 into pieces, make sure the length of the 2×4s is longer than the kayak. Then, assemble the T post and attach the 2×4s to it with the bolt. After this, hammer the T-post down the ground as much as possible. Repeat this for the second T-post and you’re done.

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8. DIY Kayak Rack

8. DIY Kayak Rack

Start by creating the plan for this kayak rack and make a cutting list. After this, cut the metal rod into pieces and start building the rack. The materials used include metal rods, magnetic corners, jigsaw, and soldering kits. You can check out the plan for this kayak rack by clicking the link below.

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9. PVC Kayak Roof Rack

9. PVC Kayak Roof Rack

To build this kayak roof rack, you need a well-designed plan. However, you can get the plan by reading through the link below. After getting the plan, gather the materials needed and start building. The materials used include PVC piping, 90-degree elbow, T-junction, primer, cent, long bolts, compound miter saw, drill, drill bits, and large towel.

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10. Best Kayak Storage Rack Build

This is made from PVC pipes, plywood, hand saw, screws, First, measure and cut the PVC pipes to length and rip the plywood as well for the shelves.  Then, assemble the pipes and their fittings and put the mountain.

11. How To Make A Kayak PVC Stand

The materials needed for this DIY kayak stand include PVC pipe, PVC 90 degree elbow, T fittings, PVC glue, and primer. Assemble the PVC pipes with the fittings and elbows with glue. After this, prime the PVC stand and stand it against the wall.

12. DIY Kayak Rack Build

The material needed for this kayak rack includes pieces of 2×4, a box of 3inch screws, vinyl coatings, and 4 caster wheels. Cut the pieces of 2×4 yo length and start assembling the base of the rack. After this, attach the side pieces and the horizontal pieces, and the rack is done.

13. DIY Kayak And Bike Rack

13. DIY Kayak And Bike Rack

This is made from a scrap of wood (1×4, 4×4, 2×4′), circular saw, speed square, vices, nail gun, drill, Kreg jig, and level. Start by choosing a suitable location for the rack then spread a piece of black paper on the ground and place stones on it.

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14. DIY Outdoor Kayak Storage Rack

14. DIY Outdoor Kayak Storage Rack

The materials used in this Kayak rack include PVC pipes, PVC cement, T-joints, duct tape, soft foam insulation, and a 90-degree elbow. First, determine the length of the rack and cut the PVC pipe to length. Then, assemble the base of the rack and attach other parts of the rack with glue.

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See also: 10 DIY Kayak Cart

15. DIY Kayak Rack for Less than $100

15. DIY Kayak Rack for Less than $100

There are a lot of kayak racks out there, but this one is so amazing. It is built for not less than $100. It is made from Pvc pipe, PVC cement, PVC cutter, PVC all-purpose primer, T connectors, and end caps. Start by cutting the PVC pipes into pieces and assemble the pieces with PVC cement. Then, end it with a cap and add a printer to the rack.

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Conclusion

All the DIY kayak rack plans listed in this article are pretty much easy to make, with the tools and materials ready, you should be done building in no time. Have you decided which kayak rack you want to build? Let us know in the comment section below. Thanks for stopping by!

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