Pantry Cabinet

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Project by jayman7 posted 1376 days ago 2226 views 13 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My old pantry was made up of sagging and flimsy wire shelving that only took up half the room in my pantry closet. I made a new system of full extension drawers that utilized the entire space. I decided to take a break from “fine woodworking” and make it out of cheap plywood, wood fillers, and paint it. This was a utilitarian project that I wanted finished as soon as possible. I completed it in about two weekends. Total cost was about $150. The slides alone were about $60, three sheets of A/C plywood at $25 each, and $15 of misc paint and filler.

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#1 posted 1376 days ago

wow those look great! tons of room now! good job

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#2 posted 1376 days ago

Great looking set up, like the double sided. I have been talking to my wife about doing something similar. Where did you get the slides from?


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#3 posted 1376 days ago

Chris: I got the slides from woodworker’s hardware. Got the economy slides which were about half the price of the well known KV brand. From what I can tell, they seem very similar and just as strong, but they definitely don’t slide as smoothly. It’s not bad though; it might be the more viscous grease they use in the ball bearings.

full extension slides

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#4 posted 1376 days ago

Nice looking pantry.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#5 posted 1375 days ago

A lot of LumberJocks are now going to have to upgrade the pantry for the wife for Christmas.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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