How to Make a Spice Rack

Written by: Erica Spangler

Design Specialist
Whose got the thyme? Learn how to build this easy-to-make spice rack, so you can optimize your cabinet space.

  • Tools/Materials
    • Masonite
    • Pen
    • Circular saw
    • Jig saw

Maximize your cabinet space by making a spice rack. This is a simple and fun DIY project that will open up valuable cupboard space.

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Trace shelf for sizing on the masonite.

Step 2

Cut out the masonite with a circular saw (also called a skill saw).

Step 3

Measure a 2-inch border for the shelf.

Step 4

For more style and detail, trace the bottom of a glass for rounded corners.

Step 5

Cut out masonite with a jig saw.

Step 6
For more support, glue a piece of wood to the bottom of the spice rack.

Step 7

Add the new spice rack to your cabinet.

Step 8

Add your spices and enjoy the extra space for spices or other kitchen items.