Zirgo Corp

Modular Shelf Unit
DIY Woodworking Plans

Want to build your own modular shelving?
This page has the dimensions, plans,
and free DIY instructions for you to
cut the lumber and make these
functional modular shelving units from scratch.

 

Light-weight

Easy to make

Inside dimensions of
1 cubic foot make it the
perfect shelf size for storing
3 ring binders, books, files, toys, etc.

Stackable and interlocking design
Measurements of wood pieces to cut (Cut list)
All wood parts are ¾" thick by 1 3/16" wide,
and the lengths are shown in this table.
Part Quantity Length
vertical posts 4 9 5/8"
side middle rails 6 10 3/8"
back rails 5 12"
upper & lower rails for sides 4 12 ¾"
top & bottom slats 9 13 ½"

Assembly sequence
Use glue with screws or nails for all the joints.
Side Part Quantity Length
left side
upper & lower rails 2 12 ¾"
vertical posts 2 9 5/8"
middle rails 3 10 3/8"
right side upper & lower rails 2 12 ¾"
vertical posts 2 9 5/8"
middle rails 3 10 3/8"
back
Attach the 5 back rails
between the two sides.
Make them flush with the
top and bottom edges,
and evenly spaced.
rails 5 12"
bottom

Attach the 5 bottom slats overlaping to the outer edge
of the two sides. Make them flush with the
front and back edges, and evenly spaced.
slats 5 13 ½"
top

Attach the 4 top slats overlaping to the outer edge of the sides.
Place the first and last slats 1 3/8" away from the front and back edges.
Space the others with 1 ¾" between them
slats 4 13 ½"

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