How to Build Walk-in Closet Storage | This Old House

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How to Build a Custom Walk-In Closet // DIY - Part 1

I used some 5/8" Birch presswood, and steel pipes to build a custom Walk-In Closet for my master bedroom. There are 3 main units. The 2 outer units are made up of 12" by 12" compartments, while the middle unit has drawers. The drawers in the middle unit have compartments for belts, neck ties and sunglasses.

How to Trim a Coat Closet

Watch the full episode: http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/tv/ask-toh/video/0,,20986158,00.html Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva trims a coat closet by installing a clothes rod and shelf. (See below for a shopping list, tools, and steps.) Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Shopping List for How to Trim a Coat Closet: - 1x5 clear pine - 1x12 clear pine - Metal clothes rod - Clothes-rod bracket - Construction adhesive Tools for How to Trim a Coat Closet: - Driver - Miter saw - Nail gun or hammer - Reciprocating saw - Caulk gun Steps for How to Trim a Coat Closet: 1. Use a stud finder to locate studs in the closet walls. 2. Cut three pieces of 1x5 pine to measured length using the miter saw. 3. Nail pine pieces together using a nail gun or hammer to assemble the shelf cleat. 4. Screw the two clothes-rod brackets to opposite ends of the cleat assembly using a driver. 5. Measure 5’4” off the floor and draw a straight line across all three sides using a level. 6. Dab construction adhesive with the caulk gun to the inside of the wall where the cleat will sit. 7. Line up the cleat to match the top of the level line. 8. Nail the cleat to the studs using a nail gun or hammer. 9. Cut the clothes rod to measured length using a reciprocating saw. 10. Measure across the top of the cleat to figure out the desired length for shelf. 11. Mark the measurement on 1x12 pine and cut it to length using the miter saw. 12. Place the pine shelf on top of the cleat and nail it to the cleat using a nail gun or hammer. Follow This Old House and Ask This Old House: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThisOldHouse Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisoldhouse https://twitter.com/asktoh Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/thisoldhouse/ G+: https://plus.google.com/+thisoldhouse/posts Instagram: http://instagram.com/thisoldhouse Tumblr: http://thisoldhouse.tumblr.com/

How to Build a Custom Built-In Using Stock Shelving

Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse This Old House general contractor Tom Silva transforms stock shelving into a custom built-in. (See below for a shopping list, tools, and steps.) Shopping List for Building a Custom Built-In Using Stock Shelving: - Freestanding shelving units - 1 1/4-inch decking screws, to fasten cabinets together - 3-inch drywall screws,"] to attach 2x4 nailer - Wood shims,"] to plumb the cabinets - Wood glue - Construction adhesive - 1x8s and 1x6s,"] to cut face frame, fascia, and other trim - 2x4s, to make nailer - Crown molding - Acrylic latex paint (semigloss) Tools List for Building a Custom Built-In Using Stock Shelving: - Utility knife, to cut through old paint and caulk - Two flat bars, to pry molding from wall - Oscillating multitool with plunge-cut wood blade, to cut through baseboard - Spring clamps - Impact driver - Screwdriver - 4-foot level - Stud finder, to locate the wall studs - Pin nailer and 3/4-inch pins, to attach trim - Finishing nailer and 1 3/4-inch nails, to attach face frame and trim - Air compressor, to power pin and finishing nailers - Scriber tool, to scribe the face frame to fit against wall - Circular saw, to trim scribed face frame parts - Caulking gun, for construction adhesive, to adhere shelves - Sash brush Steps or Building a Custom Built-In Using Stock Shelving: 1. Use a utility knife to slice through the existing paint and caulk along the top and bottom edges of the baseboard. 2. Carefully pry the baseboard from the wall with two flat pry bars. 3. Saw through the baseboard with the oscillating multitool fitted with a plunge-cut wood blade. 4. Clamp and screw together two cabinets using the impact driver and 1 1/4-inch decking screws. 5. Set the extension-shelf units on top of the two cabinets, and secure them with the provided cam-screw fasteners. 6. Measure and mark the stud locations on the wall, then set the cabinet assembly against the wall. 7. Insert wood shims under the front of the cabinet and check for plumb with the 4-foot level. 8. Fasten the cabinet bydriving screws through the cabinet back and into the wall studs. Repeat to install the other cabinet. 9. Glue and nail 1/8-inch-thick pine filler strips (ripped from your 1x stock) to the upper edge of the cabinet. Secure the strips with glue and the pin nailer equipped with 3/4-inch pins. 10. Screw a 2x4 nailer to the ceiling directly above the cabinets. 11. Cut a fascia from pine 1x8s to fit along the top of the cabinet. Nail the fascia to the cabinet and to the 2x4 nailer attached to the ceiling. 12. Install crown molding along the ceiling and across the newly installed cabinets. 13. Nail the new baseboard across the base of the cabinets. 14. Build a pine-frame toekick to fill the space between two cabinets. Then cut a shelf to fit on top of the toekick. Adhere the shelf with construction adhesive only. 15. Build and install a second pine frame and shelf to create a storage nook between the two cabinets. 16. Scribe the 1x6 pine face frame to fit between the wall and cabinet. Bevel-cut the board along the scribed line with a circular saw. 17. Nail the scribed face frame to the cabinets. 18. Cut and install the remaining face frames to the cabinets. 19. Finish the cabinets with a coat of semigloss acrylic latex paint. Follow This Old House and Ask This Old House: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThisOldHouse Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisoldhouse https://twitter.com/asktoh Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/thisoldhouse/ G+: https://plus.google.com/+thisoldhouse/posts Instagram: http://instagram.com/thisoldhouse Tumblr: http://thisoldhouse.tumblr.com/

Built-In Closet Storage Installation

Bob and carpenter Bob Ryley are working in the master bedroom building two storage units in the walk-in closet.

Closet Built Ins

closet organizer. Great project.

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor build a storage system for a walk-in closet. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

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Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fNTeCMbLCI&index=26&list=PLkJADc1qDrr-ZmCu0t_YNmTXHVt80JDyE

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Shopping List for How to Build Walk-in Closet Storage:
- ¾-inch birch plywood, for building the cabinet, shelves and dividers
- 13/16-inch-wide iron-on veneer, for adhering to the edges of the plywood top
- ½-inch birch plywood, for the cabinet backs
- fold-down wardrobe lift, used to make clothes more easily accessible5. Clothes rod, for hanging clothes
- slide-out shoe rack and pants rack, for neatly organizing shoes and pants
- assorted drywall screws, for assembling and installing cabinets

Tools for How to Build Walk-in Closet Storage:
- portable circular saw and straightedge guide, used to cut plywood parts to size
- router, used for cutting rabbets and dadoes
- drill/driver, used for drilling holes and driving screws
- jigsaw, used for making haunch cuts in shelves
- random-orbit sander, used for smoothing wood surfaces
- clothes iron, used to adhere iron-on veneer to plywood edges
- clamps, used to hold straightedge guide in place during cutting
- sanding block and 120-grit sandpaper, used for sanding veneer flush

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