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Create more storage in your attic!
After all the hustle and bustle of the holiday, Aaron and I finally had some time this past weekend for a DIY project that has been on our todo list for a while: storage shelves in the attic.

Posted by Bernice from Richmond, Virginia, United States • Published See Bernice's 7 projects »
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  • How to make a shelf. Diy Storage Shelves In The Attic - Step 1
    Step 1

    Determine where you want the shelves to sit. Use a level to assure the 2"×4" planks are level across the rafters. Use 2.5" wood screws to secure 2"×4" planks to rafter.

  • Step 2

    Secure 1 2"×4" plank to each rafter. Rafters where adjoining sheets of plywood meet require 2 2"×4" planks.

  • How to make a shelf. Diy Storage Shelves In The Attic - Step 3
    Step 3

    Lay one piece of plywood across 3 planks. Use 1.5" wood screws to secure plywood to 2"×4" planks.

  • Step 4

    Repeat step 3 for each piece of plywood.

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