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Project by Kevin Depies posted 02-05-2016 04:01 PM 1662 views 16 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This wardrobe was made to utilize the space behind the knee wall in the master bedroom of our bungalow. It adds a lot of clothing storage without taking up floor space in the room (which is small). Working with the roof of the house sloping down behind the piece presented some design challenges, but all was overcome. There’s a space for a TV in the middle with a slide out shelf below for electronics with power, cable, and internet hookups all available. It’s made with maple hardwood and plywood and finished with General Finishes Arm-R-Seal.





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#1 posted 02-05-2016 05:06 PM

Nice job Kevin. Now that’s a project.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 02-05-2016 05:19 PM

Man, I love everything about this. GREAT work!

-- PaulMayer, http://www.vernswoodgoods.com

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#3 posted 02-05-2016 05:42 PM

Kevin, that is excellent! really well done on the design and the space usage. Looks GREAT.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#4 posted 02-05-2016 06:57 PM

this looks fantastic. I’m up against something similar, did you use plywood for the drawer boxes and door panels or solid wood glue ups?

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#5 posted 02-05-2016 07:15 PM

That looks really nice and well organized.

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#6 posted 02-05-2016 07:49 PM

Thanks all!

missesalot, the panels on the doors and drawer faces are plywood, but the drawers themselves are solid hardwood.

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#7 posted 02-06-2016 03:09 AM

Great work.

-- Matt

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#8 posted 02-06-2016 03:14 AM

Too nice – good thing the tax assessor isn’t allowed in the house – you taxes would definitely go up

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#9 posted 02-06-2016 11:06 AM

Really well done. Love the built-ins, they use otherwise wasted space, like under the stairs drawers. Nice build, nice finish. Clean and tidy.

-- DonB

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#10 posted 02-06-2016 12:37 PM

Great use of space and very nice work.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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#11 posted 02-06-2016 12:42 PM

Super nice build

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#12 posted 02-06-2016 03:44 PM

Kevin, you have done a wonderful job on these built ins.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#13 posted 02-07-2016 01:26 AM

I love it! I could look at built-ins all day long. Yours is particularly nice. Love your wood work too.

-- Every project is an opportunity to acquire new tools and any solution that requires buying a new tool is the correct one.

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#14 posted 02-07-2016 02:15 PM

Wow very nice!!

-- Jim Ohio

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