Between The Studs Display Shelves
Between the studs display shelves is bookmark about Cabinetry bookmarked by thomas with ID 14135729056 was uploaded on 25-03-2019 and has been viewed 99,784 times.
My wife loves the look of built-in furniture and cabinets, so when I finished a family room in our basement I wanted to incorporate some built-in cabinetry.The challenge that I faced in designing this was that the room was relatively small, and we had many items that we wanted to incorporate, so space was at a premium.
We opted to go with 'zero footprint' built-in display cabinets, tucked between the wall studs, which met our design objectives and allowed us to use the room space for other purposes.The concept is simple; wall studs are generally spaced 16? on center, leaving a space between them of roughly 14-1/2?, with the depth depending on the size of lumber used to frame your walls.
Typically you will want to do this on interior walls so that you don't interfere with insulation in the wall cavity, although one of my units was placed into an exterior wall because the insulation was behind the stud wall rather than in the cavity.
I built three separate units.One was constrained by the depth of a 2×6 stud wall, 5-1/2″, while the other two were placed in a wall that has unfinished basement space behind it, so...