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The same customer I built the vanity for had a room with no closets ,Asked me if I had any ideas ,,this is what I came up with, its a long narrow room.
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#1 posted 11-12-2010 03:27 AM
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#2 posted 11-12-2010 04:40 AM
Very nice. I once finished an attic with a dormer in Dogtown, St. Louis, MO, and after I framed in the 3’ knee walls, they wanted them taller (4’). They didn’t understand that taller meant longer 2×4’s and that it wasn’t in the original bid to frame the room twice (also you can’t get two 4’ wall studs out of an 8 footer). The 5’ dresser had to sit a foot away from the wall to clear the ceiling (great planning). Short story long, we finished the job and at least they were happy.
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#3 posted 11-12-2010 06:14 AM
Great idea for that spot. Good way to add the storage.
-- Bob K. East Northport, NY
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#4 posted 11-12-2010 06:25 PM
My brother in law has the exact same setup and is in the process of renovating. I’m going to send him these pics. This is a great way to use this space.
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#5 posted 11-13-2010 06:21 PM
Nice.. I like this… Might hijack it for my home, though my converted attic is not nearly this narrow.
I’m considering punching through the knee wall in ours [which is about 4’ high] and installing cabinets and drawers into it. The current “closet” that someone did sucks location wise.
#6 posted 11-13-2010 10:48 PM
Thanks everyone, Rex and Scott I hope the design works for you, when I started she was thinking a single closet on the other end of the room next to the door. So i scetched it up and after thinking about it , I scetched up what I thought would look better and be more functional. presented both to her,,I was pleased when she picked this.
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#7 posted 08-01-2011 01:07 PM
What a nice outcome! These will do well especially that there is only a limited space in the room. More closet ideas can be found here http://www.closetsnbeyond.com
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#8 posted 08-01-2011 02:05 PM
That looks very nice and well thought out. I wish the picture was a little lighter.
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