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How to Make a Riser for Canned Goods

By: Danny Lipford

Organizing your kitchen cabinets to make it easy to find your food items is easy. We found that you can actually make small steps inside your kitchen cabinets to display canned goods so that you can actually see what’s in the back of the cabinet. Here’s how:

  • Cut three 2×4’s so that they were a little shorter than the inside dimension of the cabinet.
  • Empty the cabinet and then slide two of the boards in the back of the cabinet.
  • Stand them up on edge against each other so that it’s wide enough for the base of the cans.
  • Take the third piece and lay it flat in front of the other two to create a tier system.

You can now place taller items in the back, then medium and smaller items in front. Even if something overlaps you can still see what’s all the way in the back.


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How to Make a Riser for Canned Goods