$5 Lumber Rack

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Project by JSB posted 12-05-2013 02:09 PM 2558 views 20 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After getting frustrated in mid project due to constantly moving lumber around I knocked out a few brackets for lumber storage. 3” wide, 10” vertical, 13” horizontal. Secured from above with a pocket hole and 3” screw with a washer and on the vertical piece with two 3” screws. I should have done this a long time ago.

It’s pretty self explanitory but if you want to watch a short video of it here is the link:

-- Jay -

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#1 posted 12-05-2013 02:23 PM

Looks like a winner.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-05-2013 05:08 PM

I need to do some of these as well. Good job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 12-05-2013 09:02 PM

I’d imagine the joint is far stronger than the hardware that is screwed into the stud. Did you do any tests for strength?

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#4 posted 12-06-2013 03:09 AM

bigfoot11 – I hung my body weight (180lbs) from a single bracket and it didn’t budge from the wall. In series like this they should do just fine.

-- Jay -

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#5 posted 12-06-2013 05:33 AM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#6 posted 12-06-2013 12:08 PM

Very nice!!

Thanks for sharing.


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#7 posted 12-06-2013 01:46 PM

I did this recently for some of my board pieces but mine looks like a third grader did it. Actually, a third grader would have done a better job. :)

Nice work.

-- Thank you Lord for the passion and ability to make things from your creation.

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#8 posted 12-09-2013 01:59 PM

Very affordable, and simple too. Good one.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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