Online Class

Custom Built-In Shelves

$19.99$39.99

Design, fabricate and assemble built-in shelving solutions for your home. Learn new woodworking skills and techniques while creating beautiful, functional storage with this class presented in partnership with Lowe's.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Kyle Kwiatkowski
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Dive into making built-in shelves alongside carpenter and instructor Kyle Kwiatkowski. In this woodworking class from Craftsy and Lowe's, you'll get step-by-step guidance for everything from surveying your space to installing your shelving. Start by learning to design shelving that's perfect for your space and needs. Then, select the best materials for your shelving and create cut lists to determine how much material you need. From there, you'll see how to fabricate your uprights and shelves, and assemble your shelving unit. You'll also get Kyle's expert instruction on properly installing your shelves to the wall, and creating a beautiful finished product with face frames and molding. Plus, you'll pick up professional tips for patching up holes and fixing any imperfections.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Planning & Design
15:54
Meet woodworking expert Kyle Kwiatkowski and get an overview of shelving construction. Then begin by surveying the space where you want to install your shelves. Understand the features and limitations and take measurements before beginning the design process.
2. Determining Materials & Cut List
09:07
3. Fabricating the Upright
15:40
4. Fabricating the Shelves
15:19
5. Assembling the Pieces
14:36
6. Installation
15:45

Taught by

Kyle Kwiatkowski
Kyle Kwiatkowski
Kyle Kwiatkowski began woodworking at age 15, building makeshift furniture in his garage. He delved deeper into woodworking, attending the Red Rocks School of Fine Woodworking, where he is now an accredited instructor, teaching a range of classes and crafting a variety of products from musical instruments to fine furniture.

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