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## How deep should pantry shelves be?

Don’t go too deep. Most experts recommend that pantry shelves be no more than 12 inches deep. Any more, and things begin to get buried.

## How deep are cabinet pantries?

Pantry cabinets are usually 84″ to 96″ tall with depths 12″ -24″. Widths range from 12″ to 36″. Keep in mind that the 96″ tall cabinets would touch the ceiling if you have standard 8′ ceilings. Pantry cabinets that are 12″ deep are perfect for storing and reaching boxes and cans of food.

## What is the average space between shelves?

Average Shelf Spacing A good average spacing for shelves is between 8 and 12 inches. If you have oversize books to store, you might prefer to increase the spacing to 15 inches.

## What is the standard cabinet depth?

12 to 18 inches

Standard kitchen cabinet heights include 12, 15, 18, 30, 36 and 42 inches tall; depth ranges from 12 to 18 inches. Typically installed 18 inches above countertops, 54 inches above floor and 24 inches above stove.

## What is the standard width of a pantry?

With standard dimensions of 5′ wide x 5′ deep, a walk-in pantry provides ample storage space. A traditional walkway to allow space for one person is 36”. The standard shelf depth for pantries is 16”, so if only one person is using the pantry at a time, then a 52” pantry should suffice.

## How big is a corner pantry?

roughly 4 feet by 4 feet

Corner pantries are roughly 4 feet by 4 feet where the door is accessed on a 45 degree angle.

## How thick should shelves be?

Use 3/4-inch thick materials for shelves and bookcase structure. If you’re using hardwood solids, it’s OK to boost the thickness to 1 1/4 inch for almost unlimited support. This type of shelf looks more like a mantel and is expensive, but adds the opulent look of craftsmanship.

## How long can a 3/4 plywood shelf span?

Plywood Shelves Thinner sheets of plywood can be glued together (laminated) to make a thicker panel for cutting sturdier shelves. The longest recommended span between wall supports for 3/4-inch-thick plywood shelves is 36 inches.

## How far can a 2×4 span for shelf?

A 2×4 can span a maximum of 6′ 7” when spaced 16” apart and used as a floor or deck joist. When used as a ceiling joist or a roof rafter, a 2×4 can span up to 7′ 3” spaced at 16”, and 6′ 4” when spaced 24” apart. Due to the small spans of 2x4s, they often are not used in horizontal load-bearing capacities.

Don’t go too deep. Most experts recommend that pantry shelves be no more than 12 inches deep.

## What is the ideal height for pantry shelves?

The standard depth of pantry shelves is 16 to 20 inches, but the experts suggest that they should not be more than 12 inches deep. With deep shelves, it can be hard to see items that are stacked in front of one another. The bottom shelf in a pantry should typically be 20-24 inches from the ground.

## What is the standard size of a pantry?

The standard size of a reach-in kitchen pantry is 5’ x 2’; however, this number is just a starting point. Your pantry can ultimately be as deep or shallow as your space will allow, or as you find necessary. Some pantries can even be as shallow as several inches allowing storage of mason jars, cans, and other small items.

## How to build custom pantry shelves?

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