DIY Canned Food Organizers

DIY Ideas 6 days ago
With a family of 7 to feed, my canned food stash was going a bit crazy. I designed and built wood organizers that rotate the oldest dates out first. I also built 2 different sizes. This one will hold up to 12 cans... Woohoo! The others will hold up to 7 and are stackable. This is the best thing to happen to my pantry in a long time! Plus... They cost under $5 a piece to build! You can see the full set of easy plans with lots of photos and tips at

To see more:

Do you have a question about this post?

Ask Here!

  • Cyndi Brey
    Cyndi Brey Almond, WI
    Great use of space!
  • MaryAnn
    MaryAnn Trenton, NJ
    Great idea. Not sure how they rotate.
    • Jann H. Schott
      MaryAnn She doesn't mean rotate as in turn around, she means, using the older cans first--those go in FIRST into the bin, then as you buy new cans, those go behind the older
  • Gayle
    Gayle Park City, MT
    This is so appropriate for me today. I bought a wire can organizer and it was very cheap and flimsy. My husband said "I can make one that will do a better job". Lo and behold, 2 hours later, I see this. Thank You. It will help so much in building me one.
  • Pat Ruge
    Pat Ruge Murrieta, CA
    You've done an awesome job both in design and execution of your idea. Very functional, and organization supreme. So often, I see others comment on woulda, coulda, shouldas and I try not to do that. However, this time, I simply cannot resist.
  • Sarah
    Sarah Lafayette, TN
    Great job