Build an entrance organiser
Organisation made too easy!
If you’re looking for hallway storage ideas, learn how to make an entrance organiser for your hall! These organisers make great storage shelves that keep all of your things neat and tidy right in the entrance way. Losing your keys will be a thing of the past. Take personalisation to the next level with customised sections!
WHAT YOU NEED
An all-purpose glue (e.g. UniBond 100% Power Glue)
A plywood board
Electric drill, Drill bit, Jigsaw, Compass, Metal ruler, Safety gloves, Brush, Paint tray, Sandpaper, Pencil, Cloth
Get the Materials
You will need an all-purpose glue (UniBond 100%), pencil, metal ruler, plywood board, pair of safety gloves, compass, jigsaw, sandpaper, cloth, brush, paint tray, some wood paint, drill bit and an electric drill.
Draw the pieces
On the plywood board, draw the seven pieces that will form the organiser. Prepare two 30 x 25 cm pieces, two 30 x 10 pieces, three 20 x 10 pieces and two 25 x 20 cm pieces. Start by measuring them with the metal ruler and drawing the lines with the pencil.
Cut the pieces
Wearing the safety gloves, cut the pieces with the jigsaw. Be careful when making the straight cuts. Safety first!
Once everything is cut, make 3 holes with the electric drill in the 30 x 10 cm piece. They must be 3 cm wide and made in the centre of the piece.
Smooth the pieces
Sand all of the edges with the sandpaper and wipe them down with a moistened cloth. Smooth edges avoid future problems!
Glue the parts
Apply all-purpose glue (e.g. UniBond 100% Power Glue) to the edges of the pieces and press and clamp in position. Start with the bottom of the organiser, adding the walls one by one. Begin brainstorming for each designated section!
Remove excess glue
Clean off excess glue with a moistened cloth and allow to dry overnight.
With the brush, paint the organiser in your favourite colour. If you're feeling daring, try even two colours!
Once dry, place it near the door and start using it for your post, keys, mobile, etc. Don't forget these steps, as any passer-byers will be curious to know how to make an entrance organiser like this functional piece! To organise your shoes, you can build an extendable shoerack that will make your house very tidy!