A walk-in closet is a very satisfying way to organize your clothes, shoes, and more. Getting someone to build one for you might cost you more, that’s why we have put together this list of amazing DIY walk in closet projects that you can DIY from home.
Brace yourself, creating a walk in closet won’t be an easy task, especially for those who do not have experience in woodworking. However, the tutorials listed below do a great job of breaking down each process. You should check them out.
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1. DIY Walk In Closet
This is a super elegant walk-in closet that you can build from scratch all by yourself. This particular closet is good for your privacy, organization of your clothes, and utilizes your space efficiently. Although, the excess space can become overwhelming, and also costly to build. This can cost you, not $150-$200 in purchasing the materials for the building, any extra compartment will cost more. The steps are easy to follow so you don't have any trouble building this.
2. How To Build A Walk In Closet
To build this is a dream come true for anyone who has a large room and within a few days, you can make this walk-in closet for yourself. All you need are some 2x4 boards, a stud finder, a framing square, a level, 16D nails, and a few more. You will also need some paint after building the closet. The making process is simple enough for anyone to understand.
3. DIY Walk In Closet Remodel
Wire racks were used to remodel this closet and make it a walk-in closet that you'll live and want to make for yourself. You will also need some essential tools to assist you to make the yaks easier, things like Gorilla glue, hack saw, heating iron, melamine edge banding tapes, and a few more. The remodeling process will take a few days but in the end, it will come out wonderful, comfortable, and appealing.
4. DIY Walk In Closet
This is a walk-in closet that the creator remade with a few supplies. It's stylish but also quite girly. So, if you're a guy and you don't like the girlish colors used, you could still apply this method and design the walk-in closet with different colors to make it come out more gorgeous. This video doesn't show you how to make it from scratch, but how the compartments of the closet are arranged.
5. DIY Walk In Closet Makeover
Before building anything, you need a design in mind to start with, the creator made something like that on paper. It's a simple sketch of how the closet will look like. This was made from scratch, so you're going to learn a lot and probably build one for yourself as well. Firstly, Birch plywood, a router, screws, hand screw clamps, hanging bars, mounting cleats, and a few other materials were used.
6. DIY Island For Walk In Closet
Here are a few tools and materials that were used to make this Island for a walk-in closet, inch maple plywood, pine boards, nylon wheels, and nylon spacers, hex bolts, hex screws, and a few other materials. You have 13 simple steps to go through to complete this task. There is a small well-framed table in the middle. This also works as a shelf for shoes and hanging clothes that you just wore. The entire organization of your stuff, if you use this guide to build this island walk-in closet is all up to you.
7. How To Make A Walk In Closet
After you build this, you should be satisfied, although this walk-in closet is quite small, not as big as what you might expect if you're looking for something big and spacious. This video does not show or teach you how to build this from scratch, only a few tips and guidelines to follow if you want to try out her style and method. You will only spend $365 only for the materials. The rest of the tools are inexpensive and might still come under that $365 if you have some of the materials already.
8. How To Build A Walk In Closet
This video tutorial is amazing because the creator had space without a door, he not only created a walk-in closet from that space but also built a door and attached it to the wall by side. This is not a time-lapse video but a simple walk-you-through guide, that shows you how the closet was built from scratch. You might have a closet that comes with a door so you don't have to build a new door. The steps are super easy and simple to learn. A high-level of woodworking skills are required.
9. DIY Closet Organizer
This closet organizer was built from scratch, and it's super easy to build, even for beginners. You start with sketching the design plans on paper, with the dimensions and correct measurements. After that start building boxes at the back of the closet, to create shelves, then add edging to the shelf face. The steps are easy to follow and the task might take you a few days to complete, which also depends on how fast you are.
10. How To Plan And Design A Walk In Closet
This closet plan is huge, with so much space to work with, you almost don't even know what to do with it. Well, you're in luck, this guide will teach you how to design and build it from scratch. The creator listed out the things that will make the closet as elegant and gorgeous as it should be. With this kind of space, you might even have extra Ideas to ass and make the closet more aesthetically pleasing.
11. How To Install Walk In Closet Shelf
With this guide, you have probably already built a closet shelf, and you are just looking for the perfect way to install it into an open space that you have which will be a great addition to your home. You will need a stud finder to find the right spots to put your nails when you want to install the frame for the shelves. The rest of the steps are super easy and simple to build.
12. DIY Bedroom Closet
This is a pretty big bedroom closet that can be made if you have only $100, it's quite cheap and can last for years before you think of renovating or remodeling. If you want to get the right dimensions for the cut that will be made to the wooden boards, click the link above to see more. Here are the tools you will need to work with, a Kreg 320 pocket hole with clamp, air compressor, table saw, miter saw, a body router kit, Dewalt 20V drill set, and a nail gun kit. All these tks are essential in making this bedroom closet what it should be.
13. Walk-In Closet Makeover
The walk-in closet space used wasn't so big, so if you have similar closet space, this guide might just be great for you. It will take a lot of time but it's worth the try. This video tutorial is not a time-lapse video, everything was done in real-time and the whole set up process was recorded with the measurements. If you want to try this out you need a lot of wood and other set-up kits that will make the closet look amazing. You're meant to completely transform your closet into a walk-in closet. It will take a longer time if you're taking down your old closet to make a new one.
14. How To Build Closet Organizer
Here's how to build this walk-in closet organizer from scratch. It's not just an ordinary closet, but a walk-in closet that lets you organize your clothes and set them in ways that make them easily accessible. Firstly, you need to get the right materials for the job. You need maple plywood, male pocket hole plugs, a pre-conditioner, wood stain or paint, wooden shims, brushes, rags, decorative trims, closet rod hardware, and much more. The list just keeps going on and on.
15. DIY Industrial Pipe Walk In Closet
This is yet another amazing idea for a walk-in closet with the use of industrial pipes. These pipes are strong and can withstand the weight of clothes, no matter how many or heavy they are. This is also their most expensive project so far on my list, although it's a great closet and the space is large, for just floor flanges, it cost almost up to $500.
You need a lot of lumber boards, they will be connected to the pipes and left free-standing but firm. It is highly advised that you make a plan on paper, this will guide you to cut your board into the right shape and cut your pipes to fit into the boards. Check the guide to see the kind of tools you'll need for this task.