Sheet Stock Storage

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Project by WoodScrap posted 766 days ago 11139 views 75 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After taking a break from building my Wife’s built in cabinet I am back working on the shop (my favorite projects). I needed a place to store sheet stock and the rolling cart I had was just too top heavy, limited on space and cumbersome to move. I had seen others store their sheets vertically and that fit well with my shop layout. It’s not fancy but works well and saves a ton of space. I decided to add some shelf storage on one side facing my work area for paint, stain, and other finishes.

-- Rick -Tulsa

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#1 posted 766 days ago

That’s a cool storage rack, I need to figure out how I can build one to fit in my overcrowded shop. Nice job

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#2 posted 766 days ago

Great Job! and I have the same problem as Martin, space. Cheers

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

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#3 posted 766 days ago

Nice job. Love it. Thanks for sharing.

-- • "I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm."....... Calvin Coolidge

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#4 posted 766 days ago

Great Storage Space, nicely proportioned.
I’m setting up a dedicated 24’x27’ Woodshop and your Sheet Goods Inventory made me smile, as it closely resembles the Material List for my Shop Cabinets.
Nice Work.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#5 posted 766 days ago

That’s a great one too! Thanks for posting!

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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#6 posted 766 days ago

i did this in my last shop too
i did make it tall enough inside
so the sheet could be hooked on the bottom
(when carried sideways)
and tilted up into place
so the diagonal would not catch on the top
saves standing it upright
and walking the whole sheet in

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#7 posted 766 days ago

Thanks for sharing this looks great.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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#8 posted 766 days ago

Nice idea! I can see one of these in the future for me.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#9 posted 766 days ago

That storage solution goes great with the rest of your shop.

The only way I could store sheet goods in that manner, would be to cut 1’ to 1.5’ off. My shop ceilings are only 7’.

Any one need 1.5’ x 4’ ply cut offs??? Lol.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#10 posted 766 days ago

Super nice, thats the way we want it!
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#11 posted 765 days ago

I would make one if I hade the room. Nice build though.

-- If I can do can you! -AJswoodshop

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#12 posted 765 days ago

I NEED to fit one of these into my space…....somehow!

Thanks for sharing,


-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland -

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#13 posted 765 days ago

Nice! I’d love to have the space in my shop for this! I currently have a cumbersome rolling cart…

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#14 posted 765 days ago

Looks good. What keeps the cabinet from falling over?

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#15 posted 765 days ago

That looks great. Your lumber and finish storage area looks bigger than some guys shops!

-- My workshop blog can be found at

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