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Master Bedroom Armoire (Closet Replacement) #1: Planning

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Blog entry by BootsTripp posted 759 days ago 4797 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A couple of years ago I converted our master bedroom dressing/vanity area into a full bathroom. In doing so, I eliminated my wife’s closet which left only a small closet in the master bedroom. Rather than building a framed/drywall closet, I wanted our master closets to appear more like pieces of furniture.

The armoire will be about 8’x8’ (built in 2 pieces and then connected once in place). I haven’t finalized the depth dimension.

Here are my sketches in the following order: 1) Front-view 2) Individual component drawings 3) Overlay of components

I still need to fully dimension my drawings and do a cross-section.

I don’t know what type of wood I’ll be using. We’re leaning towards an antique white finish with the dark brown antiqued technique (something I know very little about), so I’m not sure what the best choice of wood would be for that… or if it matters at all.

It’ll be a month or so before my next update as I’m out of town and away from my shop.

-- The Dude abides



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canoeboy

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#1 posted 759 days ago

Ryan, I’m in the process of doing the same thing. My design will have all drawers on the bottom 1/3 and made out of poplar painted white. I’ll be watching with great interest.

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#2 posted 759 days ago

Looks like a great piece. Good luck!

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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