Vinyl Storage Rack

DIY Vinyl Storage Rack for Rolls and Sheets

Is it ok to keep vinyl rolls and sheets lying around in the ground?

Certainly not. They could come in contact with water and get damaged. There are other risk factors too.

You need something that will keep your vinyl rolls in a perfect condition.

Enter the vinyl storage rack for rolls and sheets.

It will keep the rolls perfectly safe and ensure optimal condition for the materials.

No, you won’t have to spend hard-earned money as you can build one at home.

Don’t know how to?

Well, why am I here?

To help you, of course.

Here, I will teach you how to build a vinyl storage rack by yourself.

Let’s begin.

Materials Required

  • Pine boards
  • Sandpaper
  • 'S' hook
  • A bottle of wood glue
  • Wood flat bit
  • Screws
  • Hammer
  • Cascading wall organizer

Stage One

Step 1:

Right off the bat, you will need two 14-inch and two 43-inch pine boards.

Once you have gotten the right size boards, use the sandpaper to smoothen the surface.

Following that, you need to create holes to fit the wood dowels.

Step 2:

To drill the holes, you will want to mark the place where the holes are to be drilled. You will also need to find the middle point of the width.

Upon finding the center of the width, make several similar marks for holes with the same distance between them.

Step 3:

Once you are done with the marking, start drilling the holes.

Step 4:

Afterward, you need to put the whole thing together. For that, you will need a hammer, nails, and wood glue.

Step 5:

Now, that you have built the frame, it’s time to make it look nice. You have to use sandpaper again to smoothen the rough areas around the holes. Afterward, remove the particles and get the frame prepared for paint.

Stage 2

Step 1:

The storage rack looks pretty. Now, you got to find a suitable place for the frame to hang. You can hang it on your wall or any place that’s easily accessible and won’t get in your way.

But before that, you need to drill some nails into the wall.

And make sure that the paint is properly dry before you hang the thing on your wall. Otherwise, it would ruin the aesthetic aspect.

Step 2:

The rack is ready for storing rolls. However, it can’t be yet used to keep sheets. For that, you will need a cascading wall organizer.

Finding a cascading wall organizer shouldn’t be difficult. Just go to Amazon, and get one that looks right to you.

To install the cascading wall organizers, you will need to put wood dowels in the lowermost slots.

Use the elastic attached to the wall organizer to place it into the rack.

But you are yet to secure the wall organizer.

For that, you will need to drill another hole into the wall. But if you are opposed to the idea of too many holes into your wall, you could instead use an ‘S’ hook to attach it to the rack.

After securing the wall organizer, you can fill it up with vinyl sheets.

Step 3:

To store the rolls, you need to place wood dowels into the uppermost holes.

The more dowels you place, the more rolls you can store.

I’d suggest that you keep at least seven dowels for keeping rolls.

Step 4:

But how do you hang the rolls?

Do they go under or over?

My recommendation is: the rolls should go under.

You must be wondering why under and not over as many people tend to do.

It’s because it will allow you to cut the rolls without removing it from the dowel.

In addition, you will be able to easily see where’s the cut is. That way, you won’t have to remove the vinyl papers until the roll is finished.

Conclusion

A storage rack for vinyl rolls and sheets is a must.

Leaving them in direct contact with the ground may make them unusable.

So, build one.

As I have detailed the entire process in the easiest manner I could, you shouldn’t have many difficulties making a storage rack.

If you come across any problems during the process, feel free to ask about them in the comments section. Gracias!

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