A great way to store items in your home is by using a storage cabinet. However, buying one from a store might be overpriced. If you want to save money, you should consider making one by yourself.
We have put together this list containing 25 DIY storage cabinet projects that you can make from home. You will need a couple of power tools and materials. The making process might take some time to complete but you would definitely enjoy your storage cabinet after building it.
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1. DIY Wood Storage Cabinet
The materials needed for this DIY storage cabinet include wood, wood glue, wood screws, pocket hole jig, table saw, and tape measure. Start by making a cutting list, measure, and cut the pieces of wood needed for the project. After this, assemble the base and join them with a pocket hole jig. Then, assemble other parts and you're good to go.
2. DIY Garage Cabinet
This is made from plywood, wood glue, pocket hole screws, table saw, wood glue, pocket hole screws, drill, and tape measure. Cut all the pieces needed for the project and sand them down before you start to assemble them. Then, start by joining the frame for the cabinets with pocket hole screws and drill, then, assemble the drawer and other components.
3. How To Make A Tall Storage Cabinet
To make this tall storage cabinet, you needed to cut and assemble the pieces for the cabinet frame first. Cut and gather the pieces, then pass them through the router to make a grove where the piece is joined together.
4. DIY Rolling Storage Cabinet
Start by gathering the four sides of the cabinet, join them with screws and attach the back pieces to cover one side of the frame. Cut and attach the braces inside the cabinet frame then screw one long piece of wood to the center of the braces to divide the shelf into two.
5. How To Build A Storage Cabinet
The materials needed for this storage include plywood, baseboard trim, cove molding, shelf pins, glue, and screws. Cut the plywood to pieces then drill pocket holes on them. Assemble the frame and join them together with screws.
6. DIY Storage Cabinet
Cut the plywood to size then start joining each part of the cabinet with pocket holes. When inserting the pocket hole make sure the screws are hiding in such a way that it is not visible from the outside.
7. DIY Farmhouse X Storage Cabinet
Measure and cut the plywood to size then assemble the frame and attach cleats to the index and outside of the frame then, cover the back with pieces of plywood. Prepare the pieces for the door and sand the pieces down.
8. DIY Wine Storage Cabinet
The materials needed for this DIY cabinet include veneer plywood, pine board, Kreg jig, Kreg Rip-cut, wood stain, polyurethane, circular saw, miter saw, brand nailer, drill, and impact driver. Make a cutting list for the cabinet so that you won't misplace any pieces during the project. Then, start assembling the side frames of the cabinet, after that, move to the shelves. Assemble all the parts and stain the cabinet.
9. DIY Simple Storage Cabinet
This storage cabinet is made from wood, glue, stain, paint, miter saw, table saw, Kreg jig, and screws. First, cut all the pieces of wood needed for the cabinet then start assembling them one after another; start with the side panels then attach the back piece and the cabinet top. Once the cabinet is ready, stain and you're good to go.
10. DIY Pine Cabinet For Storage
Start by cutting the side panel for the cabinet then cut the top and bottom of the cabinet. Assemble them with screws and attach cleats and braces inside to divide them into shelves.
11. How To Build A Wardrobe Storage Cabinet
Start by assembling the wardrobe frame using Kreg jig and Kreg screws, then cut strips of wood for the front and sides of the wardrobe. Glue and nail the strike of wood to the sides of the wardrobe. Attach the door with hinges.
12. DIY Storage Cabinet For Clothes
To make this easier, you can get the free plan of this storage cabinet from the link below. Start by cutting all the pieces needed for the cabinet then assemble the cabinet frame. Then cut some pieces of small rectangular wood for the shelves. Attack the pieces of rectangular wood to the cabinet as shelf dividers, then assemble the door and attach the handle to it.
13. DIY Mobile Storage Cabinet
This storage cabinet is so unique and amazing because of the beautiful features it holds; it is mobile at the same time and has vertical sliding panels and drawers. However, you can get the full PDF plan for the amazing cabinet by clicking the link below.
14. DIY Rolling Storage Cabinet
This rolling cabinet has a specific purpose but you can modify it to suit your own personal interest. Cut the wood to size then make dovetail joinery to the pieces. After that cut the pieces for the drawer shelves. Assemble the cabinet frame and attach the drawer pull, then attach the drawer pieces.
15. DIY Tool Storage Cabinet
The materials needed for this storage cabinet include a table saw, planer, circular saw, drill, drawer slides, sandpaper, plywood, clamps, drill bits, and pocket hole jig. First, check your tools to make sure they are in good condition then draw the design of the cabinet on a sheet of paper before you start to cut the wood pieces.
16. DIY Kids Storage Cabinet
Start by cutting the legs of the cabinet then cut the side panels and the pieces for the top and bottom of the cabinet. Then, assemble the side panel and the bottom of the cabinet, then attach the legs to the frame and screw the cabinet top to it. After this, cut the pieces for the shelves and attach them.
17. DIY Storage Cabinet
First, cut all the pieces for the cabinet frame. Then assemble the pieces with screws and glue. After the cabinet frame is done, cut and attach the shelf dividers.
18. How To Build A Cabinet Box
Gather the materials needed for this cabinet then draw the dimension of the cabinet on a sheet of paper. Then, cut out the pieces of wood needed according to the dimension. Take out the side pieces and do a crosscut on them. Assemble the cabinet frame and attach the shelf dividers.
19. DIY Under Stairs Storage Cabinet
To make this under the stairs storage cabinet, you have to disassemble the wood stud covering the bottom of the stair. Then, add one-inch strips of wood to the adjoining wall stud and the floor stud. Then cut the piece for the drawer divider and cabinet door.
20. DIY Shoe Storage Bench
Start by cutting the pieces for the shoe storage bench, then assemble the bench frame and join them with a pin nailer. Once the frame is done, attach a divider to the center of the frame with glue and brad nails. Attach other dividers and join the top and bottom of the cabinet.
21. DIY Basket Storage Cabinet
This cabinet is built specifically to fit baskets, it is very important to measure the size of the basket you want to fit into it. Once you know the size of the basket, cut the side panels of the cabinet and divide it by the size of the basket. Attach braces to divided spots and place baskets onto them.
22. DIY Tool Storage Cabinets
Making this tool storage cabinet requires a little experience with woodwork. However, this guide will help you out with the work. The materials needed include a table saw, circular saw, plywood, pocket hole jig, pocket hole screws, tape measure, and wood stain. Cut all the materials needed for the cabinet and assemble them with screws and glue. Attach the door with hinges and you're good to go.
23. DIY Chevron Storage Cabinet
The materials needed for this chevron storage cabinet include wood, miter saw, table saw, wood glue, pocket hole jig, pocket hole screws, wood stain, hinges, and drill. Chat all the pieces needed for the cabinet then assemble the side panels and the bottom of the cabinet. After that, attach the top then attach the door to the cabinet with hinges.
24. DIY Storage Cabinet Using Cheap Cubes
This cabinet is very simple to make and very cheap. Cut all the pieces needed and start by assembling the side panels, after the side panels, measure and mark the spots where the divider will be, then attach the braces.
25. DIY Wall Mounted Storage Cabinet
The materials needed for this DIY wall-mounted storage cabinet include plywood, puffy knife, nails, deck screws, wood screws, nailer, stud finders, speed square, and miter saw. Start by making the cutting list for the cabinet then detect the stud from the wall using a stud finder. After this, cut the pieces of wood needed for the project then assemble them. Once the cabinets are done mount them on the wall.
These are the best DIY storage cabinets you can find out there. Check them out and get free plans from the links provided. Thanks for stopping by, feel free to leave contributions or questions in the comments section below, we reply almost immediately.
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