A utility shelf is adaptable and so, it can be stored anywhere – from a garage, a large closet, a basement, laundry room, or your house pool. Utility shelves are remarkable very useful and can be made at home for your convenience and pleasure. Here is a guide on building a utility shelf yourself:


Things you will need

  • Lumber wood
  • Glue
  • Tape measure
  • Electric drill
  • Drill bits
  • Level
  • Carpenter’s square
  • Hammer
  • Sander
  • Screws
  • Clamps
  • Stud gun



  1. Select the area where the utility shelving will be placed. Create a mark on this area according to the dimensions of your desire. Check how long and wide you desire the shelves to be and how big each section you will keep.


  1. Draw lines on the wall as markings for the shelving.


  1. Cut the wood into the dimensions you have drawn out. Cut the shelves and sidings and sand them.


  1. Arrange the shelves by drilling from edges and adding screws where needed.


  1. Create shelving supports with the lumber and attach them with the screws and glue.