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Project by Jeff Roberts posted 1872 days ago 1463 views 6 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Earlier this year we decided to replace our 18 year old washer & dryer with a new front loader. My wife wanted to get the expensive pedestals, however, being a thrifty woodworker, I thought of a better solution. This 60” x 31” table sits on some easily removed brackets with a French cleat in the back. The cleats are mounted to studs and the lower brackets are attached to the drywall with toggle screws. A couple of pocket screws into the brackets resulted in a rock solid table. The 1 1/4” thick table is constructed of MDF, laminate, and poplar. Brackets are Baltic birch plywood, poplar, and recycled particle board. This is a much more efficient use of space in our small laundry room.

Cabinets were completed last year. Construction: birch plywood, melamine bottom & shelves, poplar & MDF doors.

-- Jeff, Dayton, OH





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Splinterman

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#1 posted 1871 days ago

Hey JWood, Your Lady would be very happy with that fine result…....nice neat job…well done.

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Derrek LeRouax

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#2 posted 1871 days ago

Jeff – Really like the idea. My wife is expecting out second (a daughter this time), and she has started in on me for a front loading set like this. Now I don’t have to scratch my head for a couple of days to figure this all out. THANKS!!

-- Derrek L.

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Jeff Roberts

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#3 posted 1871 days ago

Thanks for the comments Splinterman! The wife liked this idea a lot more than the $300 pedastals. Now the socks don’t fall behind the washer!

Congradulations Derrek! The new washer a uses a lot less water. Sound like a good investment for your growing family. Thanks!

-- Jeff, Dayton, OH

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