Shelving is a big part of this! Storage shelves for a garage or basement can be left plain and simple, but there are also tons of ways to dress 2×4’s and other 2x lumber up.

DIY 2×4 Shelving Tutorials

Storage Shelves

Ana White has plans for some super simple storage shelves that would be great in a garage. // Garage Shelving // Ana White

Add some plywood and your 2×4 shelves get extra sturdy!  You can store lots of heavy items in the basement or garage this way. // Easy Storage Shelf // DIY Design Fanatic

Shelving Units from 2x4s and other 2x lumber

These console shelves look like they came straight from the showroom!  Fortunately, you’ll save big bucks by making them instead.

Ledge Shelves

2×4 shelving can be classic, like this ledge which is perfect for dishes, framed photos or other heirlooms.  // Simple Ledge Shelf // Christina’s Adventures

If you’re worried about space, but miss the functionality of a sofa table, just build a ledge shelf to slip behind it! 

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