Shoe Rack Bench

3 Materials
4 Hours

This DIY shoe rack bench is very simple to make and cost about $30 of material. It’s very sturdy and could also be used as a bench for seating.

Tools for this project

•  Drill

•  Kreg Jig

•  Miter Saw

•  Tape Measure

•  Pipe Clamps

Material List

• 2x6x8' (x5)

• 4x4x8" (x1)

•  2 1/2" Pocket Hole Screws

•  2 1/2" Wood Screws

•  Wood Glue

These are the dimensions

Here's my cut list

Step-1 Cut and Assemble Top

Using Miter Saw cut 2x6 44" long (x3) and drill pocket holes on two of the boards.

Clamp the boards together and screw them using 2 1/2" pocket hole screws.

Step-2 Assemble Sides of the Bench

Cut 2x6 9" long (x3) and 18 1/2" long (x3). Drill pocket holes as shown on the cut list. Clamp the boards before screwing them in. This will prevent the boards from shifting while screwing.

Step-3 Assemble Middle Section

Now cut 2x6 8" long (x3) and 32 1/2" long (x3). Drill pocket holes and assemble the middle section.

Step-4 Temporary Pieces

Take two scrap pieces and cut them to 7 1/2" long. This will be used temporarily to hold the middle section.

Step-5 Attach Middle Section

Now take the middle section and place it over the temporary scrap pieces and attach to the side boards. After that, attached the middle support blocks.

Step-6 Attach Bottom Section

Finally place the bottom section and attached it to the side. Use 2 1/2" wood screws to secure to the middle section and support block. After everything is secured, remove the temp blocks.

That's it, you're all done with this beautiful shoe rack bench.

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  • Tracy Tracy on Nov 05, 2019

    Yes, I'm going to do this. May I ask why the pocket holes are there?

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