How to Build Bedroom Storage Towers

$180
25 Hours
Medium

We needed a storage solution for our 5 year old son's room that could handle books, toys, and collectibles with both open shelves and some concealed space as well. I got inspiration from an Ana White plan and a Pottery Barn set. The full build post and plan can be found at our site.
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I started with basic face frame boxes, then used 1x boards for trim around the top and bottom.
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I made some simple feet from 4x4 lumber and attached them to the bottom.
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The shelf spanning the two towers is made from plywood and capped with a 1x2 board.
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I sprayed everything with satin latex paint and assembled the pieces in the room. Each tower was attached to the wall with a 3" screw for stability.
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I added doors and hardware and we loaded it up with all of our son's favorite things.
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We are really happy with how this turned out!
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The doors provide nice concealed storage for some of his books and other items that aren't necessarily "display-worthy".
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The shelf between the two towers makes nice use of space that sometimes goes unused.
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You can find the plan and more info at the link below. Thanks!
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  • The13363824
    on Aug 8, 2017

    THIS is a boys room.........So typical.........Nice job on the entire project!!! I love the way all the colors blend.

  • The13363824
    on Mar 26, 2018

    This is such perfection........I hope your child loves it......it is classy......I love these colors......great job!

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