French Cleat Storage System It S The Bomb
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Looking for a great way to add versatile storage to your shop? Try using a french cleat storage system.They're easy to make, you can change your mind as much as you want after they're installed, and you can easily take stuff from storage to bench and back to storage.
The wall behind my drill press is way too empty! What a great place for drill bits and other boring accessories.Instead of mounting the French cleats to the wall, I decided to put them on a sheet of plywood, and then mount the plywood to the wall.
But if mounting the cleats directly to the wall works in your shop, go ahead and do it that way.Use 3/4″ BC plywood, available at home centers, for the cleats.Rip them to 1-7/8' wide.It's very convenient, and a HUGE time saving, if the plywood is already cut to the finished length of your cleats.
That way you don't have to cut each cleat to length individually.Cut enough cleats for the wall, and enough for the boxes, shelves and other hangers you'll be putting on to the system.After you've ripped the cleats to width, set the saw blade to 45-degrees, and...