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Project by Ron Berneburg posted 07-14-2009 04:20 PM 1472 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We just bought this house, the living room is an add on.In the middle of the wall was a door going into the laundry room. It was quite ugly, noisey, and broke up the flow of the living room.So this is my solution ! Made of maple veenered 3/4 mdf, with homemade maple edgebanding.

-- Ron - Would Make It 4 You





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#1 posted 07-14-2009 06:01 PM

Great idea. How well does it work when it’s loaded?

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#2 posted 07-14-2009 06:29 PM

Cool don’t put anything too precious on it.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 07-14-2009 09:18 PM

It`s heavy, attached with 3 hinges. It swings open nice and smooth. I have it fully loaded and not a rattle of anything on it—thank goodness !!!

-- Ron - Would Make It 4 You

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#4 posted 07-14-2009 09:23 PM

Hey Ron
great idea

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#5 posted 07-14-2009 11:53 PM

Good idea Ron. I was thinking of doing something like this for the office in my basement. Any hints on what kind of hinges to use?

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#6 posted 07-15-2009 03:06 AM

I used heavy duty gate hinges 4 inch, and considering it`s all 3/4 MDF maple veneer it`s heavy. I believe the weight helps it swing out nice and smooth, everything stays on the self, no problem at all.

-- Ron - Would Make It 4 You

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