Mudroom remodel

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Project by jma213 posted 12-27-2012 10:45 PM 2732 views 29 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

New to woodworking, but wanted to share the results of my first project. The original owner of our home had separated the triangular shaped mudroom into an entry and closet. The closet ended up being triangular while the entry / walkway was square in shape. This made for a completely unusable closet – which I hated from the day we moved in. I decided to remove the closet wall and build a locker system. This is my first furniture project – I spent the last two years building my workshop and trying to master some generic skills.

Let me know your thoughts…..

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#1 posted 12-27-2012 10:45 PM

My wife would love this.

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#2 posted 12-27-2012 11:01 PM

That is a really nice first project. Excellent use of space.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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#3 posted 12-27-2012 11:56 PM

Looks great…and well thought out too.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#4 posted 12-28-2012 12:33 AM

Welcome to LJ, wow this looks great. You have to be proud of the result. What type of wood did you use, and what is the finish? I like the change, larger entry way and got storage with the cabinets above. Did you make the doors? Is the finish like an oil stain? I also like the design of this with the corbels separating the space on the bench. Yeah looks great well done.

-- A good craftsman is able to make it work with the tools he has, I still need more tools

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#5 posted 12-28-2012 01:18 AM

That’s definately a better use of the space.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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#6 posted 12-28-2012 01:26 AM

Good job.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 12-28-2012 02:03 AM

Welcome to LJ’s

Great work. Looks good.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 12-28-2012 02:24 AM

way to set something up to fit the space. I would have loved to do something like this, but our house just doesn’t have space for a mudroom area

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#9 posted 12-28-2012 04:21 AM

Great job at reclaiming space in your house.

-- If you would not be forgotten, As soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write things worthy reading, Or do things worth the writing. -Ben Franklin

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#10 posted 12-28-2012 01:14 PM

Well done, and welcome to LJ’s.

-- Bob, Indiana, "Well done is better than well said." -Ben Franklin

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#12 posted 12-28-2012 03:35 PM

Pretty impressive!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#13 posted 12-28-2012 05:45 PM

Great job! I like your design. Very unique. Custom built ins are a great way to personalize your house, and up the resale value!

-- Thepps - Freeburg, IL

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#14 posted 12-28-2012 05:57 PM

Great job. It looks like you generic skills are a little beyond generic.

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#15 posted 12-28-2012 06:01 PM

very nice!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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