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Stair Pantry

comments (1) July 4th, 2010 in Reader's Gallery

GaryPC GaryPC, member
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The stairs between garage and living areas became a more valuable space when I added this almost 50-feet of 5.5" deep shelving.  If the garage has a separate door for exiting in addition to the overhead motor operated door then the stair I understand is not a code required exit, otherwise this would not be permissible. Shelf height is adjustable using 3/32" pins that recess into the bottom side edge of each shelf preventing the shelf from sliding forward. I built this in two 74" wide sections. Modules are sized to the Golden Ratio and assembled using box joints. 


Design or Plan used: My own design

posted in: Reader's Gallery, built-in, shelf, kitchen, box joints, shelving, stair, pantry


Comments (1)

wdwerker wdwerker writes: I built something similar for a neighbor. I increased the depth of the shelves by cutting the drywall out and put shelves between the studs. 1/4 thick sliding doors in aluminum tracks keeps contents from falling on to the stairs.

Very nice appearance with the box joints!
Posted: 12:27 pm on July 17th

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