Make your own amazing sliding pots and pans rack!

Make your own sliding pots and pans rack!
Make your own sliding pots and pans rack!

Whether your space is just too small or your storage options are simply limited, you might find yourself at a loss as to where to store pots and pans in your kitchen. If you’re struggling to find a place to store all your pots and pans, there are a few things you can do. First, take a look at all the other items in your kitchen and see if there’s anything you can get rid of to make more space.

If that’s not possible, try rearranging your kitchen shelves and cabinets to create more space. Finally, if you’re still struggling, you can invest in some pot and pan storage solutions, like pot and pan racks. Don’t despair. There are ways to store your pots out in the open that won’t hurt your eyes!

Many of you have liked this style of storage system but not its store-bought price. 🙁

If this is the kind of pots and pans storage idea you’re looking for, you can definitely DIY!

Making this storage system yourself can save you a huge amount of money compared to buying from the store. And what’s great is that it is not a difficult DIY project to do!

Pots an Pans Rack

The pull-out cabinet organizer is a simple mechanism, requiring only basic skills and tools. Just be sure to invest in heavy-duty hardware and good timber boards so as to have a storage system as strong and long-lasting as its store-bought version.

See more DIY sliding pots and pans rack examples from our album below, plus other DIY under-the-counter/cabinet storage ideas which might better suit your needs. You can also find the link to a tutorial for the sliding pots and pans rack below. 🙂

Have you finally found the perfect storage solution for your pots and pans?

You’ll need these materials:

  • Set of 24″ Heavy-duty Drawer Slides
  • 2 pcs of 1″x3″x24″ Finished Pine Boards
  • Plastic-Dip Spray Paint
  • 8 pcs of #4 3-7/8″ Screw in Hooks-Ceiling Hook
  • Knob
  • Screws

And these tools:

  • Measuring Tape
  • Marker
  • Drill

How to make your own sliding pots and pans rack?

This sliding pots and pans rack is easy to build with just a few simple steps. All you need to do is gather the materials we’ve listed below. Once you have all the materials, find a kitchen cabinet or cupboard where you can attach your sliding pots and pans rack.

Now that you have your heavy-duty drawer slides, it’s time to attach them to your finished pine board. You’ll need to use your drill and screws to do this. Make sure that the screws are long enough to go through the thickness of the board and into the drawer slide. You’ll also want to make sure that the drawer slide is level with the board. Once you have the drawer slide in place, you can start attaching the screws.

After attaching the drawer slides to your finished pine board, attach the screw-in ceiling hooks on the other side of the board. Attach as many as you need, making sure to leave enough distance between each one to fit a pan. Make sure the hooks are screwed in tightly so that the pans will be secure. You can now hang your pans from the hooks, freeing up space in your cabinets.

You can opt to paint your sliding pots and pans rack to the same colors of your pans collection. This will give your kitchen a more uniform and polished look. If you have a lot of different colours in your pan collection, you can opt to paint your rack with neutral colours like white or black.

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You can get step-by-step instructions from Tanya Marie Davis over at Hometalk



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