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Photo shows plastic dishpan storage rack that uses plywood for uprights and 1x2 cleats as supports for plastic pans. Est. cost: $22.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 18

Photo shows a study/storage wall that uses cedar uprights, plywood shelves and plastic laminate for counter top. Est. cost: $85.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 36

Photos shows wall-hung storage boxes with windows in the doors.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1971 (v.49#10) pg. 62

Photos shows wall-hung storage unit. Sliding doors have blackboard surfaces. Est. cost: $42.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 56

Photos shows how to mount greenhouse flats on the back of a door to make storage units. Est. cost: $2.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 64

Photos shows how to lace rope through cuphooks to create cupboard dividers for storage of trays, record albums, etc. Est. cost: $3.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 64

Photos shows how to build handy stacked storage bins. Consists of pine frame and plastic wastebaskets. Est. cost: $18.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 81

Ten pages of projects you can build using simple box construction. Includes photo of sectional storage unit with cupboards and shelves.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1973 (v.51#4) pg. 85

Garage storage unit and tool chest on casters fits in a space 6ft. wide, 7ft. high and 18" deep. Unit is built from plywood. Plans can be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1973 (v.51#11) pg. 132

Ten easy-to-build projects that provide storage space. Includes garage shelves of pine that mount between exposed studs. Pegboard is mounted behind shelves for hanging garden tools.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1974 (v.52#5) pg. 12

Photo shows how to make a storage pyramid from cardboard tubes of varying diameters covered with fabric and bolted together. Est. cost: $26.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 26

Photo shows how to make a five-tier storage unit from lengths of sono tubes (cardboard tubes used as concrete forms). Tubes are bolted together and painted. Unit pictured is used in a bathroom to hold towels, soap, etc. Est. cost: $17.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 54

Photo shows a built-in corner seating and storage unit that is constructed from plywood with sliding doors.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1975 (v.53#1) pg. 34

Photo shows how to build storage modules into a wall behind a door. Units can be either mounted on the wall surface or, for deeper units, the wall surface can be removed and the space between the studs can become part of the cabinet. Frames are constructed of 1x6. Doors are 3/4" plywood.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1975 (v.53#1) pg. 37

Photo shows how to create storage space by building a stud wall 30" out from an existing wall and adding shelves or closets to create storage space in the area between the two walls. Est. cost: $79.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 70

How to organize a basement. Four storage unit ideas. (1) Beneath the stairs, (2) racks for lumber or bulk storage, (3) shelves for canned goods, and (4) a cabinet for laundry supplies.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1976 (v.54#2) pg. 50

Six pages of buildable and buyable storage ideas that are decorative and can be adapted to any room.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1976 (v.54#6) pg. 86

Photo shows simple plywood door-mounted caddies for stowing towels, magazines, mittens, etc. Est. cost: $12 for 4.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 66

Photo shows lightweight tote box built from plywood and two plastic dishpans. Est. cost: $7.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 70

Six build-it-yourself storage units. (1) Pet food center, (2) work bench and shop center, (3) free-standing closet for cleaning materials, (4) projector stand and equipment storage cabinet, (5) wall-hung cabinet for ironing board and iron and (6) potting bench.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1977 (v.55#1) pg. 44

Five storage built-ins for bedroom, laundry room, dining room and entry.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1978 (v.56#3) pg. 58

Photo tips on how to stretch storage space.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1979 (v.57#9) pg. 108

Beehive pantry. Turn a set of inexpensive metal shelves into a pantry by covering it with zippered burlap. Est. cost: $43.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 37, 54

Shelf life. An assortment of ideas for taming clutter on shelves.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1999 (v.77#3) pg. 48

Now you see it, now you don't. Decorating techniques and storage solutions that solve common clutter problems, especially in small homes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1999 (v.77#8) pg. 129

Space wars. Stop fighting the endless battle to organize small spaces. These easy storage tips show you how.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1990 (v.13#5) pg. 42

Creative storage tips using trunks, shipping crates, old display racks, etc.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1976 (v.7#1) pg. 34

Simple storage systems for any room in the house are built from plywood. Units include a family desk, an adjustable shelf system, a workbench and utility storage unit, a bedroom study and storage unit, and a double-sided divider system. Plans must be ordered.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 10 1978 (v.91#8) pg. 86

Storage cube is made from 2 cardboard cartons and covered with batting and fabric.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 18 1980 (v.93#16) pg. 122, 162

Build 'em yourself storage units for anywhere in the house. Plans must be ordered, but photos show sufficient detail for an experienced woodworker.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 22 1981 (v.94#13) pg. 122

Simple storage is a combination of wall-mounted shelves with plastic dish pans mounted in L-shaped guides beneath the shelves.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #135 Apr 1972 (v.22#4) pg. 37

Floor-to-ceiling storage wall includes a base of three cabinets with a top section of three bookshelves.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #139 Oct 1972 (v.22#8) pg. 36

Roll-out shelf compartments built in the under-stairs space maximize use of space and provide easy access.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #139 Oct 1972 (v.22#8) pg. 46

Built-in study corner includes a full-length closet, a shelf desk, wall-hung shelving and storage cabinets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #141 Jan 1973 (v.23#1) pg. 36

How to make an awkward corner into a storage wall for athletic equipment by mounting two 2x8 ft. pieces of 1/4" pegboard and a piece of fiberboard to the wall and edging them with molding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #150 Jan 1974 (v.24#1) pg. 36

Built-in alcove contains a storage area with shelving and a recessed seating platform that can also have storage compartments beneath it. Soffit above the seating area has built-in lighting.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #160 Jan 1975 (v.25#1) pg. 30

How to build a collection of cubes that can be stacked together to form a storage wall. Units are built from 1/2" chipboard. Interiors can be varied to have shelves, drawers or compartments closed by a door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #162 Mar 1975 (v.25#3) pg. 50

Ideas for gaining more storage space. Suggestions for storage walls and conversions of closets and porches. Includes tips for built-in cabinets in the space above kitchen cabinets, under bathroom sinks and building a rack for clothes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #199 May-Jun 1979 (v.29#5) pg. 20

Walls that work. Five drawings that show room dividers and storage walls that can be built from plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #210 Jul-Aug 1980 (v.30#6) pg. 28

Sports locker. A plywood "gym locker" measures 14" sq. x 49" tall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #257 Mar 1985 (v.35#3) pg. 76

Wordless Workshop shows how to make a storage rack with plastic dishpan drawers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #317 Apr 1991 (v.41#4) pg. 10

Use shower curtain hooks to store a wide variety of oddly shaped hanging items. The hooks fit through holes drilled in metal shelf brackets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 43

Tip on storing bulky conforters, pillows, blankets, ... inside plastic bags from which you evacuate the air using a vacuum cleaner.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #395 Feb 1999 (v.49#2) pg. 86

Fold-up "X" shaped storage rack for sports equipment (balls, shoes, paddles, etc.).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #400 Jul-Aug 1999 (v.49#7) pg. 114

Wall-mounted cleat system allows storage racks to be removed or rearranged as desired.
FINE WOODWORKING #73 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 12

Installing storage drawers in the open-riser portion of a basement staircase.
FINE WOODWORKING #114 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 14

How to build storage walls.
HANDY ANDY Jan 1981 (v.5#4) pg. 4

Found space. Eight ways to build or buy more storage space for your home. Projects include staircase storage shelves, over-door storage, pullout pantry storage, and garage office.
HOME MECHANIX #694 Feb 1986 (v.82) pg. 42

Use storage modules to build stylish furniture. Three basic building blocks consist of a cupboard (12"x12"x72"), a triangle (half of a 12" cube) and a clock (12"x12"x12") are combined in various ways to form an etagere, bookcase, room divider, storage arch, bed surround, etc. All components are built from particleboard and then painted.
HOME MECHANIX #730 Feb 1989 (v.85) pg. 54

Storage solutions. A professional storage design consultant offers advice on finding convenient, accessible storage within our houses.
HOME MECHANIX #742 Feb 1990 (v.86) pg. 27

Step-by-step storage. Three creative ways to build storage into staircases. (1) L-shaped bookcase on the upper landing replaces a railing. (2) Storage bays built under basement stairs include a rollout wardrobe cabinet, utility drawers and a storage cube with a lid. (3) First-floor under-stair cabinets for stereo system, etc.
HOME MECHANIX #801 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.91) pg. 56
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #804 Apr 1996 (v.92) pg. 6

Storing in style. How built-in cabinets can be right at home in any room.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1990 (v.15#1) pg. 32

Storage rack for small bottles and cans fasten to the back of a door.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #480 May 1968 (v.64) pg. 38

Build storage cubes with shelves, a wine rack, drawers, any partition to suit your needs.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #511 Dec 1970 (v.66) pg. 80

Tips on designing storage built-ins for idle spaces.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1985 (v.6#3) pg. 48

Simple wood and metal locker on legs.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1963 (v.119#5) pg. 124

Functional storage wall appears to be built in, but breaks down into individual components that can be moved.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1965 (v.124#4) pg. 162

Thirty space-saving storage arrangements for garage, kitchen, laundry, attic, bedroom and hobby areas. Brief description with photos and drawings.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1969 (v.132#6) pg. 138

Rollaway party wall is a castered storage box divided into compartments for storing and serving.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1971 (v.136#2) pg. 140

Build storage units from wooden panels and rings that act as hinges when slipped in corner grooves.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1971 (v.136#3) pg. 94

Remodel your house so that interior walls are storage walls. Hardware is virtually invisible.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1971 (v.136#4) pg. 144

Storage cubicles under a bench or in the corner of a mudroom or entrance hall give people a place to store boots, outdoor toys, gloves, hats, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1977 (v.148#3) pg. 109

Simple racks hold footballs, baseballs, bat, gloves, volleyball, basketball, tennis balls, and softballs.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1966 (v.189#5) pg. 210

Five ideas for building in additional storage areas.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1968 (v.193#3) pg. 182

A vertical storage rack, made from rope and wood, will securely hold several basketballs, volleyballs, footballs, soccer balls, and similar types of balls.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1975 (v.206#2) pg. 118

L-shaped custom storage wall incorporates inexpensive knockdown kitchen cabinets with homemade bookshelves and counters. Some tips.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1985 (v.227#3) pg. 98

Finding extra storage space in your home. Includes storage ideas for odd-shaped spaces (under eaves, under stairs, between wall studs, between roof joists, etc.)
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Nov-Dec 1987 (v.2#9) pg. 42

Photo shows storage shelves, bookshelves, and space for TV or stereo built-in underneath a stairway.
SUNSET Mar 1977 (v.158#3) pg. 137

Photo shows storage cupboards, closets, and drawers built-in underneath stairs.
SUNSET Apr 1977 (v.158#4) pg. 151

Photos show how a partition wall can be converted to storage cabinets.
SUNSET Apr 1977 (v.158#4) pg. 186

Modular system of boxes can be grouped to become coffee tables, end tables, storage racks and display units. Boxes are built from hardboard and are 10"x10"x10" or 10"x10"x15".
SUNSET Mar 1981 (v.166#3) pg. 94

Ideas for overhead storage space.
SUNSET May 1982 (v.168#5) pg. 176

Wall storage unit for holding rolls and tubes.
THREADS #56 Dec 1994-Jan 1995 pg. 14

How to use fabric to create different living areas in one room. Includes instructions for dropping a ceiling to create storage space.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1978 (v.41#14) pg. 101, 146

Six pages of storage ideas for every room in the house. Includes construction information for a cube tree, corner shelving, a storage partition, window cabinets, a concealed ironing board, an L-shaped unit, ladder storage, and overhead basement storage.
WOMAN'S DAY Apr 3 1979 (v.42#8) pg. 68, 92

Four pages of storage ideas worked up from readily available boxes, containers and racks, plus a little sewing or carpentry.
WOMAN'S DAY Jan 15 1980 (v.43#5) pg. 100

Sixty terrific ways to gain storage space. Photos illustrate the various ways in which purchased storage units can be combined to increase available storage. Also includes ideas for storage units which you can build.
WOMAN'S DAY Mar 10 1981 (v.44#7) pg. 76

Multipurpose storage organizer (36"x16"x46" high) has seven compartments that hold plastic, lidded containers.
WOOD MAGAZINE #110 Dec 1998 (v.15#8) pg. 90

Modular built-ins. Designing and installing storage cabinets and drawers beneath stairways, in dormers, in kneewalls, or other wasted space.
WOOD MAGAZINE #142 Jun-Jul 2002 (v.19#4) pg. 86

Stacking storage racks in two sizes resemble wooden crates. Their interlocking design allows them to be stacked in varying configurations and moved easily.
WOODSMITH #110 Apr 1997 (v.19) pg. 32

Turn those dead spaces into extra storage nooks. Built in storage under eaves, between studs, under stairways, etc.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1981 (v.37#5) pg. 70

Modular wall storage units are built from waferboard panels. Construction is basically a box equipped with shelves and doors located as desired.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1982 (v.38#2) pg. 90

Under stair storage. Enclose an open basement stairway and install concealed storage and a cedar closet.
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1992 (v.48#4) pg. 36