DIY Firewood Rack


Here is a DIY firewood rack from that anyone can build; even those with little construction experience. Lowes breaks down the building process into easy steps; they even provide a simple materials list on their website.

  1. 2 – 16-in L x 37-in W x 18-in H metal window wells, #139679 (availability varies by market)
  2. 3 – 2 x 8 x 96 treated boards
  3. 1/4-in zinc flat washers
  4. 20 – 1/4-in x 1-1/2-in zinc lag screws
  5. 16 – 1/4-in x 3-in zinc lag screws
  6. Liquid Nails Subfloor and Deck construction adhesive, #146539
  7. 6 – Concrete pavers or bricks
  1. Miter saw or circular saw and straightedge
  2. Jigsaw
  3. Drill and bit set
  4. Wrench or socket set
  5. Tape measure
  6. Level
  7. Hammer
  8. Awl or large nail
  9. 120-grit sandpaper
  10. Breathing and eye protection

They also include a Schematic diagram of the firewood rack that includes a cut list. So check out the build page over at to see more of the assembly process.

If someone were industrious; they could produce these and start an Etsy store with them; which would make a nice home based business on the side.

What do you think could be substituted for the window wells as a cheaper option?