An over-the-sink dish rack is a dish rack placed above or over a kitchen sink. This is a pretty new, hygienic, and effective way of drying your dishes after washing them and also can become a permanent spot for your newly washed dishes.
If you are like me, your dish rack is hanging in a hole of a cabinet, or under the sink - but when you need to wash a few dishes, you have to un-hang it and then wait for it to dry before re-installing it. Here is a solution: 15 DIY Over The Sink Dish Rack projects. Everybody loves a homemade kitchen treat. Wouldn't you love to show someone how easy it is to make an Over Sink Dish Rack? They'll love you for it, and you'll love them for the extra pot holders and dish towels!
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1. DIY Over The Sink Pine Shelf
If you're tired of having little or no space in your kitchen space, from the number of dishes and lids occupying every little space in your kitchen cabinet, here is a simple way to change the awful scenario at your kitchen, with an over the sink pine shelf dish rack made with this simplified DIY video tutorial, you would get to learn how to measure out important parts, construct the shelf and assemble them accordingly.
2. DIY Over Sink Dish Rack
A sturdy, self-explanatory DIY video tutorial where you get to learn how to makeover sink dish drying racks of various kinds, like the steel types, and the wooden ones, that can serve you all your kitchen please from being a place to keep and dry your dishes, to hanging your cups. This DIY video tutorial is purely sensational in its bid for quality DIY education.
3. PVC Over The Sink Drying Rack
Here is how to make an over-the-sink dish drying rack with the use of PVCs, you can also add hooks to hand sponges and various items likewise. It is a simple, inexpensive DIY tutorial. Some of the affordable materials used to make this DIY project include ½ blue PVC pipes(about 2 pieces needed), 10 PC's Tee connectors, 4 pcs end caps, 4 pcs elbow connectors, 6 pcs of 3-wat connectors (they are quite hard to find, but can be gotten from online stores), and glue (preferably mighty bond glue).
4. How To Make DIY Dish Rack
Learn how to make measurements for your dish rack starting with measuring your sink and then using various measurements of round bars, stainless steel bars, electrode 308, and others to make a beautiful DIY dish rack to serve you for a very long time.
5. Over The Sink Dish Rack
A perfect mixture of steel and wood, this unique and cute carving of a dish rack works perfectly to help manage kitchen space, while safely keeping the dishes, keeping them hygienic even during the drying period. You also do not have to stress yourself straining to keep the dishes far away after washing. instructables
6. Over The Counter Dish Rack
Purchasing an over-the-counter or over the sink dish rack can get widely expensive, as they have become quite a costly commodity online, but their importance can not be underlaid, so we still need them. That is why it is paramount to learn how to make them by yourself. The yielded result from this is so beautiful and can carry loads like plates, cups, mugs, lids, pots, and kitchen cutleries. thriftyfun
7. DIY Roll Up Dish Rack
The whole idea about this particular dish rack was even more thoughtful than the others, you can now easily just pull out your dish rack from your kitchen cabinet, roll it and stash the dish rack when not in use, it is a good idea as you can now clear up more space in your kitchen area. Successfully carried out with simple, inexpensive materials like 10 5/16 inch wooden dowel rods (the length should be 4 inches longer than your sink opening), 1 yard of 2-inch wide ribbon, 1 yard of pom trim, hot glue gun with extra glue, and scissors. curbly
8. Beside The Counter Dish Rack
Why have such a cute and pretty kitchen like this and have it messed up with washed dishes lying littered in a weird position? Put an end to this by making this fantastic minimalist beside the counter dish rack, it saves up huge spaces carrying dishes, bowls, and cups lying about, it is a great, important tool for every homeowner. A few of the materials that went into the production of this project are ¾″ square dowels, ⅜″ round dowels, Miter saw Sandpaper, Tape measure, Pencil. themerrythought
9. Pencil Dish Rack
I am not going to lie, this is not the prettiest dish rack I have seen, but it sure is one of the most unique dish rack DIY projects, a great addition being that it works perfectly with the kitchen board absorbent enough to soak in water and dry off pretty fast and the pencil stubs hold on nicely, so if you ever have about 30 pencil stubs and other materials like a wood cutting board, hand saw or band saw, safety mask, ¼ wood drill, you can decide to make this awesome dish rack. bobvilla
10. Farmhouse Over The Sink Shelf
If you have wooden pieces, screws in about dance, wood glue, stain, and a drilling machine, you can get creative with making this out of the box over the sink dish drying rack, with its unique farmhouse theme. Each step is carefully laid out, to avoid incorrigible mistakes and error trials by participating DIY users of the DIY video tutorial. They are also made with affordable materials that can be gotten anywhere, so you don't have to bother about going out of budget.
11. Above Sink Decor
5 DIY kitchen space tutorials in one video, with an over-the-sink dish rack with a bit of home decor included. This DIY video tutorial would help you achieve so many projects that would help you manage space effectively, with the over-the-sink tutorial looking like a top-tier home decor project as it is so beautiful and classy. The best part about this video tutorial is that you have different ideas to consider.
12. DIY Dish Rack
There is so much creativity around if only you would look closely, here is one great look at making a dish rack using plastic bottles, yes, you heard me right, PLASTIC BOTTLES!
All you have to do is get a washed empty plastic bottle, dry it properly, use a kitchen knife to cut out edgy sides of the plastic bottle, cut a smaller plastic bottle, and then fit your washed dishes in them. It is easy to make and works perfectly, though for a short time.
13. Sink Organizing Hacks
This DIY video tutorial is more like a dish rack kitchen space organizing hacks, simply means using dish racks to create and help organize the kitchen space using simple life hacks. It is educative, interesting and possible, it can be very important during camping or to save the extra cost. A DIY project you should try doing during your free time. The making process is easy to follow and you should be done in no time.
These DIY Over The Sink Dish Rack projects are beautiful and will easily transform your kitchen. It can be used in so many ways, including serving as a decorative piece to hold plates, or can be easily collapsed for compact storage.
Feel free to make adjustments to these plans to suit your needs. Not all kitchen counters are the same in measurement. Before starting any project, you should take measurements and be sure they’ll match the space available in your kitchen. Thanks for stopping by. If you have any contributions or questions about this article, use the comments section below to share your thoughts.