Basket Storage Cabinet

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Project by BrettLuna posted 12-09-2016 09:22 PM 984 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Wife® is a hairdresser and therefore, a product junkie. Before I remodeled our master bath, she used to store her goodies under the vanity in a plastic, 3-drawer, roll-around storage cart. After the remodel, there wasn’t room so it sat out in the now remodeled master bedroom. It was a bit of an eyesore to my sore eyes, so I offered to make here something that fit in with our mission style furniture a bit better.

She has always liked storage baskets and had even looked a few basket storage cabinets over the years. So after she picked out some baskets she liked, I drew up plans for the cabinet. It’s far from an exact match to our furniture…it’s mahogany while this piece is cherry and I took the finish a bit too dark…but it still works.

Completed: March 2016

-- Brett — Peters Creek, Alaska

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#1 posted 12-10-2016 03:07 PM

Very nice. Just the idea I was looking for to make something for laundry baskets. Well done.

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#2 posted 12-10-2016 05:20 PM

goes together very nice. great use for those baskets.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 12-10-2016 06:55 PM

Brett, this makes a very nice storage cabinet. Well done!

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#4 posted 12-13-2016 07:04 PM

Very nice. The baskets and wood go together nicely.
If I were to make this, my wife would just put everything on top of it and not in one of the baskets.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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