How to Build a Crate Shelving Unit: All the supplies you will need - 2 crates, 2 furring strips, and Rust-Oleum Ultimate Wood Stain (to see the available stain colors click here: http://www.rustoleum.com/product-catalog/consumer-brands/wood-care/ultimate-wood-stain/ ) Follow the how to directions on homedepot.com and you have yourself a decoraive shelving unit for any room!
Back wall of garage before enter the house? Simple built-ins to create a mudroom or storage anywhere from a kids room to a laundry room by adding shelves or a deeper bench for sitting. Or instead of custom, buy two thrify store bookcases and paint them, bolt them to your wall and add wainscotting between them. Then pick up a thift store bench and cut it to fit. Add the hooks and you're set.