In DIY Home Accents, Wall Storage

My wife is amazing, smart, and she works so hard.  Before our kids started school, she worked from home teaching online.  She would often stay up late working after the kids went to bed.

We had a work area set up for her in our bedroom, but it was not a great space to work .  I wanted to make a space for her that would be comfortable and pleasant.  Over the next few weeks, I will be sharing projects from the office space I made for her in our master bedroom.

The first project I’m sharing from my wife’s office space is this DIY wall file.

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diy wall file holder

My wife needed a place to store files, and I didn’t want to clutter up her work area.  This wall file holder is a simple, easy design that helps to take clutter off her desk.  I used scrap pieces left over from other projects, so the cost for this project was minimal.

diy wall file holder

Supply List:

Tools Needed:

  • Miter saw or circular saw
  • Drill
  • Kreg Pocket Hole Jig (Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System) or you could counter sink everything if you do not have a pocket hole jig.

Cut List:

1 x 4:

  • 1 @ 13.5 in
  • 2 @ 9 in (Cut 45 Degree Angle at Top)

1 x 2:

  • 3 @ 12 in

Project Plan:

Step 1:

Attach sides (1 x 4 @ 9 in)  to bottom of file holder (1 x 4 @ 13.5 in) using countersink or pocket holes.

diy wall file holderStep 2:

Attach 2 front slates (1 x 2 x 12) using countersink or pocket holes.

diy wall file holderStep 3:

Attach rear slate(1 x 2 x 12) using countersink or pocket holes.  The purpose of the rear slate is to attach the file holder to the wall.

diy wall file holderStep 4:

Sand or paint/stain.

Step 5:

Attach to the wall.

diy wall file holder

diy wall file holder

Check out the other projects I made for my wife’s work space:

deskfwl-shelfshelf crate
Disclosure: Some of the links in the post above are affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. Read my full disclosure policy here.
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