Winter is coming. The leaves are falling to greet the season. And now you probably have already busy splitting the woods for the fireplace, as you can see that nothing can be compared to the joy of sitting in front of crackling fireplace in the winter days.
Splitting the logs is only one last fall tasks, as you should also need to consider the place where you put to logs. You have two options: the outside firewood storage system or the indoor one. It’s up to you, as both have their own benefits.
Having chosen the right storage system, now you should also find the right designs, as you need to match the design with the existing design of your homes. Now if you still have no clues about what firewood storage you want to have, here we have some of the most awesome for you. Let’s check them out.
1. Minimalist Open Shed Firewood Storage
Your minimalist home would be happy to have this open shed storage for your firewood. The shed is just an extension of the existing cabin, where you enjoy your happy days. The shed itself has an open layout where you can access the wood easily.
The wood storage aside, no you need to have it a good look as well. If you want a minimalist look, try to finish the shed (and the cabin) in natural finishes. Combine the finishes with black on the frames or borders to make it look contemporary. Want to have one?
2. Simple Under-the-bench Outside Wood Storage
You don’t want to see the outside wood storage to block your view? Try to integrate the storage with the existing features in the garden. This way, you may utilize any things in the garden like garden table, tool shed, and other as the wood storage system.
In this example you have other alternative for wood storage. Here you utilize spaces under the garden benches as the storage system. This way you have a simple storage system without having to build a special outdoor wood shed.
3. A Simple Wood Storage for Metal Fireplace
Contemporary problems need contemporary solutions. In this case, you have a contemporary wood fireplace like the example shown here. On the other hand, you need firewood storage which, not only easy to reach, but also is able to add beauty to the fireplace.
Then, here’s the solution: a simple wall rack system for the wood logs. The rack has minimalist design, and it hugs the wall –without eating too much of the living room spaces. The black color of the rack plan even makes the rack a nice accent for it.
4. Bee Hive Outdoor Wood Logs Storage System
One of the most effective room’s form is built by the bees. They make their hive in octagonal form, where (in tight spaces) leave no room for room’s inefficiency. For the reason, you can also build hive-like structures for your firewood storage systems.
These hive racks let your firewood protected from the elements. It unique forms also offer special accent to the garden. Install the on one side of your garden wall and let them impress your friends.
You can build them from wood, processed woods, pallets, or metals.
Hang them or let them sit on the garden concrete like the example, and enjoy your winter time.
5. Large Elegant Rustic Indoor Wood Storage for the Winter
Don’t want to always get out of the house just to pick the firewood? You need to consider installing an indoor wood storage for a neat and easy-to-grab firewood. Here you have one of the most elegant example. You have a rustic wood storage for a large rustic living room.
Rustic is an adjective now loved by the millennials. They love to tag the word to almost any stuff they love to have, especially in the matter of dwelling places. In this one, we have a large simple structure, which not only for the wood storage, but also for visual enhancement for the room.
6. A Wall Nook for an Easy Wood Storage System
An alternative to put your fire logs indoor without having to put extra storage to the room is by utilizing the wall nooks. The wall features, if big enough, can be used as study rooms, decor walls, and, of course, you can use it as a wood storage units.
This minimalist modern dining and living room has a sweet contemporary corner fireplace which, aside of its futuristic style, still uses wood logs as the fuel. For the wood storage, the owner use a nook on the wall behind the fireplace. It’s simple and still in line with the minimalist look of the room.
7. A Chic and Affordable Firewood Container
This idea is so simple you can even do it at home. No, it’s not a kind of DIY project for your new wood storage system for the next wintry months. It’s just needing you to choose the most suitable wood container for your fireplace.
A wood container is an extension of a wood storage, mainly if your storage is an outdoor wood shed. It can be in the form of wood baskets or other materials, like metals. In this example, you have a gorgeous copper basket containers for the purpose. Like to find one?
8. A Simple DIY Firewood Storage
This time you need to use your craftsmanship, as you need to build the wood storage yourself in a DIY project. In this work, you only need basic craft skills and your deft hands. Because this project, as you can see from the picture, is easy to do.
All you need is several pre-processed woods, a wood saw, some nails and hammer. You can make the structure right away out of your brain design, or you can make a preliminary preparation by making the early designs –it’s up to you. We’re sure you can do it yourself in a breeze.
9. Round Concrete Wood Storage for a Strong Accent to the Fireplace
If you feel don’t have any craftsmanship skill in your soul but still want to have a unique wood storage, this wood container is yours. It’s simple, and you even don’t have to build it yourself, as you can already have it from any building stores.
For this tip, you only need a big concrete pipe, the kind you find when you want to build a sewer or a well. To give a sturdy base, as not to slide or roll away, you need to put a pair of wood cogs under it, just like the example here.
10. Minimalist Movable Wood Rack for Handy Firewood Feeding
Feel heavy to bring the firewood from the wood shed? You need to consider this handy movable firewood rack. You only need to push the rack, as this rack has wheels under, from the shed to the fireplace. The rack also serves as temporary wood container.
You may use the firewood rack for a big room or the small one –indoor or outdoor. For the small room, this rack won’t use up the space, as you can always put it aside when empty or when unused. The minimalist design also offer contemporary and light atmosphere.
11. Metal Round Wall Indoor firewood Container, Also Serves as Wall Decor
Still remember with the hexagonal bee hive outdoor wood storage system previously? Now you have it again, in different style and setting. This time you have it indoor and in round design –just like the picture shown here.
The container is made of metal, rounded and shaped so that it fit nicely to the rustic wall behind. You divide the inner part of the container into several sections for various firewood. Arrange it so that it look cool for the living room, make it as one of your most impressive idea for wall decor.
12. A Simple Firewood Container in the Wall Nook
You’ve seen a wall nook firewood idea before, but it’s bare. Now you use the nook with additional features. Here you insert on it several wall racks and a firewood container. Use the rack for books or any other wall decoration.
The container box itself uncovered, without any cover –though you may install one if you want. Like to try one in your living room? This firewood container and open rack setup also add the rustic vibes in the house.
Like to make the setup yourself as well? Seeing the design, with only basic carpentry skills, we sure you can make the structures yourself.
13. Rustic Wall Firewood Storage in 50’s Vibes
The 50’s or Mid Century styles are on demand again. The millennials love the simple but characteristic designs and features. In this idea for firewood storage, you have a minimalist living room with contemporary-modern look.
On the wall are minimalist fireplace and nook fireplace container. The container, unlike the previous version, is a large one. You may put lots firewood on it without having to worry about littering the place –the woods itself even offer sweet point of interest.
Surrounded by the beauty, put an Eames lounge chair in front of the fireplace, and your modern 50s living room is ready.
14. DIY Firewood Rack from Iron Poles
If you want to make firewood rack yourselves in DIY projects, you have plenty of designs –from the simplest up to the most complicated one. Here we present you a design that we hope simple enough to build, even if you’re a beginner (though here you need to weld the parts).
Here you need four iron poles (or you may find the alternatives like water pipes with similar diameter). Along with the poles, you also need a metal plate for the base plus smaller poles/wire for the brackets.
With the materials ready, now you weld the materials and so they become the firewood rack structure you see in this example.
15. Round Metal Container for Outside Firewood Rack
Looks familiar? Sure, on previous list you’ve seen this kind of firewood rack, but for an interior purposes. Now you have it in different setting, you use the metal container as an outside wood storage system.
Just like the previous version, you may fill the inner racks with various firewood. So, instead filling the container with wood logs, you may put dry branches, or even cone pines –so that your fire smell good. Along with the container, don’t forget to put basket as its partner.
This way you don’t have to bring the wood logs by hands, back and forth in and out of the house.
16. Chic and Practical Wood Container under the Bench
For your cabin, you need a practical way to put the log in the room (so you won’t have to go outside in snowy nights just to pick one or two wood logs). You don’t have to install a special wood racks or storage system for the purposes.
I this idea, you may use the empty spaces under a bench as the firewood storages. You just make sure that you have the type of bench for it, and then set it up near the fireplace. That’s it, now you have a handy wood storages.
17. Easy DIY Wood Rack from Metal Pipes
Need an easier DIY project for the fireplace? Then try this rack plan for firewood. As you see from the picture, you already know that this project is a super simple one. The materials are easily available in any building stores.
In this project you’ll need to fine several bar of metal pipes, some pipe joints, and some bolts. As for the base, you need several piece of woods. The tools will be wood saw, iron saw, and a screwdriver. All the materials are available, you may start building this simple structure.
18. Mini Curvy Classic Metal Wood Rack for a Classic Home
For a classic home, you need a classy wood rack for the fireplace. You have many options, from the most grandeurs and high class to the simplest but is still fully elegant. For the last types, you can find one here.
You have a metal firewood rack in fluid design which would suit well your curvy fireplace decor. This rack comes with a tray. The feature helps you to protect the floor from the dirt or chips resulted by the firewood.
19. Minimalist Metal Wood Racks on Wheels
Along this list you’ve met several firewood storage styles, either stationary or the movable storages. In this list, you’ll see (again) a movable wood storage. This movable rack design should satisfy your tastes if you’re into a minimalist style.
The structures are simple, consisted only of metals, wood bases, and iron wheels. Though so, they offers strong characters with its black industrial coatings, which should be enough to add contemporary air to the modern living room.
20. Pallet Wood Storage for a Small Cozy Living Room
This last list is reserved for special wood storage. It’s suitable for small room, and can be a suitable tandem for a metal fireplace. For this storage, you can build it yourself, as the materials are easily available in the market, the pallets.
The design of the storage itself is simple, it’s only a simple box –but with opening on one of the sides. The opening is where you put (or take) the logs. Use the storage for your rustic or cottage styled living room. It’ll be an impressive accents for the room.
Finding a right firewood storage or rack can be a challenge for us. As we have to consider several factors, like the existing house styles, the fireplace styles, and also the financial factors. Fortunately, now you have wide range of storage options, from the cheapest up to the classy options.
This article, we hope, can be starting point for you in finding the right firewood storage. As we’ve picked some of the nicest ideas, for outdoor or indoor use. Several of them even so simple you can build them yourselves in your DIY projects.