The Result

The images show the resulting racks after 2 days of construction. The most time consuming aspect was cutting the wood to the proper sizes.

(Some of you may arrived at this page from another source. The plans are posted online, with a brief description HERE. If you're having problems getting to them, check out the help page I made for those a little less technically inclined: How do I download the plans?)

Fully assembled racks with loaded #10 cans and barrels full of water.

Assembled racks, without cans and with unfilled barrels. This was done to test the layout and make any final adjustments before the water was added.

Close up of the can shelves and how the lands were created.

Hose bib detail.

This shot shows the shelves and the various methods to ensure cans are kept linear and do not roll off/out of the shelf