We went to the hardware store and bought 1 sheet of 4'x8' plywood and four-eight foot 2"x4"s. Dalan then got to buy a new toy because his table saw 'wouldn't work' to cut the plywood. I think he is just making stuff up to get more tools. So, Dalan bought a new circular saw, and we got started.
Step one: safety first!
Step 2: using our new circular saw and some sawhorses, Dalan cut the plywood into 4" strips.
Step 3: mark out 'center ' on each strip and attach the 2x4 with screws, so it is now a T.
And apparently i missed some pictures, I guess i was too busy making dinner.
Step 4: attach the T plywood side up to joists in the garage ceiling. Dalan first attached it loosely so he could verify that it was straight.
Now more missing pictures, I got distracted by our other project.
We then attached another 2x4 to the bottom, now making an I shape. We had pre-measured each sized tote that we used and our tracks needed to be 17.75" and 16.25" apart.
A big goal for this storage was to get our Christmas tree out of it's ratty box, but we could find a tote big enough for under $80, we found one that was 'pretty close' so Dalan improvised.
And here it is all finished.
I think we ended up spending about $50 in materials. TaDa!
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