DIY Cooking Utensils Rotating Storage Rack

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DIY Rotating Cooking Utensils Storage Rack (plus a free Organize Your Kitchen workbook) | DIY Rotating Cooking Utensils Storage Rack (plus a free Organize Your Kitchen workbook) | Tired of having to pull your cooking utensils from a messy drawer, or from a jar that is too full? Try using lazy susan hardware to create a rotating utensil rack. It's really easy to make and works great! See the post for step by step instructions.
DIY Rotating Cooking Utensils Storage Rack

This is part 2 of our DIY kitchen organization series. I am on a mission to get my kitchen organized without spending a lot of time or money, and this is the second step along that journey.

I’ll be posting one project per week and here’s the plan at the moment…which is always subject to change if I have another brain wave or see another great idea in the meantime :) Click the links if you want to see more information about the other projects.

Be sure to check back for all of the future updates!

Now onto this week’s post. It is all about being able to find your cooking utensils without having to dig through over-crowded drawers. This rotating cooking utensils rack doesn’t take up much space, makes it really easy to find what you are looking for, and you can build it in less than an hour for less than $10.

Click Next to find out how to build a cooking utensils rotating storage rack.

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14 Responses

  1. Charlotte Walker

    I love this idea!! Where did you find the “lazy Susan” hardware?

    • Thanks, Charlotte! I bought mine at Lowes (at the Lowes by me, it was in the same section with the drawer slides and other cabinet hardware)…but I’m sure Home Depot and other hardware stores carry it, too. Or you can order online from amazon.com. It’s called a Lazy Susan turntable (although they would probably know what you were talking about if you asked for Lazy Susan hardware).

  2. Shirley

    Genius!

    • Wanda

      Thanks, Shirley! I thought it turned out pretty well myself :)

  3. Shirley

    I showed it to my brother, who is a retired building contractor, and he was quite impressed. I hope to remodel my kitchen after summer is over and will incorporate the hanging utensil storage rack then. Thank you so much for the great idea!

  4. catherine

    Love this DIY. I’m going to Lowe’s now to get parts to make me one.

    • Wanda

      Thanks, Catherine! Hope you are as happy with yours as I am with mine :)

  5. valerie

    It actually does take up the counter space directly underneath it, no biggie though, still a great idea.

    • Wanda

      Thanks, Valerie! You’re right that you can’t put tall things under it, but I usually use that area for staging plates or cookie sheets that I’m about to use…and it works fine for that…

  6. Barbara Hunter

    Your DIY Rotating Cooking Utensils Storage Rack gave me just what I needed to create something better for me (I need to store a lot more items). My wonderful husband used the ideas you provided, and then created one that makes use of the rather large area in the kitchen. It’s DEFINITELY not one that a homeowner could make, but my husband can do just about anything. If you tell me how to send you a picture, I’d love to show it to you.

  7. Kari Morin

    Great idea for new homeowners. Put it in before/when you move in and unpack. Your kitchen utensils will be organized from the beginning.

    • Thanks, Kari! You’re right, it would have made my life so much easier if I had done this from the beginning :)

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