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Friday's Tip for January 17th

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Behind the Stairs Storage

In my basement shop every square inch counts! Out of necessity I found a wealth of unused space tucked right under my nose, or should I say feet. That awkward space under the basement steps can easily be turned into a set of deep shelves perfect for storing everything from tools to shop vacuums, and of course, lumber. Help your small shop seem a lot bigger by using this highly underutilized space. 

Travis Larson

My Take

I used to live in a house with this type of open staircase, and I put in lumber shelves. It was perfect because of all the different lengths of scraps I had. Now, if I could just find a use for all those scraps....