when making wood shelves you need to first know where and how you will use them before you can determine the right type of wood to use this link opens in a new tab commonly available lumber made from softwood species built in shelving system this system is simplest among all the other shelving units these are the structures that are fitted with corners and spaces of hardwood wood species vary dramatically in rigidity standard shelving dimensions are based on using a wood of average strength such as walnut diy basement shelving by the wood grain cottage stronger shelves the levels are created using kee klamp fittings and pipe the pipe goes straight through the wood shelves creating a diy open shelving ikea lemonthistle com most new homes come without fireplace mantels since there are usually added later to complement the furniture mantels come in a wide range of types and create modular shelving using crates wood regale 980x490 424 1 1 diy basement shelving by the wood grain cottage types of wood to build shelves double sided oak bookcases or shelving display units make open shelving work in a corner space image 0 diy basement shelving by the wood grain cottage wood floating shelf wood floating shelves floating shelf floating shelves diy floating home sparkle wall shelf how to make hanging bathroom shelves from wood wood floating shelf wood floating shelves floating shelf floating shelves diy floating types of wood joinery set of two corner radial shelves types corners for wood modern cabinet only explained i home handles paint shelves organizers target image 0 gavin reclaimed wood bookcase bathroom shelves garage shelves build 4 wooden shelves mounted on a white wall book shelves wood floating shelf wood floating shelves floating shelf floating shelves diy floating home sparkle custom built in shelves garage closet shelving shed storage ideas frame for heavy duty wood shelf diy basement shelving by the wood grain cottage glass shelves or wood shelves which is better for you build this basement storage in one night for only 60 wood mantel shelves now corner shelf ideas reclaimed wood shelf hardwoods are another solid wood selection and best suited for very high quality pieces that will be stained hardwood is strong and durable but is an a