This step by step tutorial of how to build wood plank open shelving for your homestead creates functional yet decorative storage space. You can incorporate open shelving in a hidden food pantry, in full view in a dining or living room or even in a bedroom.
It is actually an moderately inexpensive way to bring rustic wooden charm into your home that can be customized by either preserving the beautiful natural wood grain or staining a variety of different colors.
Brackets create extra support from underneath and blend into the design seamlessly.
Bonus tip: When you find where the studs are, you can use your level to lightly draw a line up the wall. This will help you to be able to easily locate the studs for each shelving level.