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Turned a regular door into a book case. I thought it was a pretty neat idea when someone asked me to build them one.
It’s basically 5/8 and 3/4 mdf with some alder to support it in certain spots. Then painted.
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#1 posted 03-16-2013 09:19 PM
Very cool work. How does it latch closed?
-- "If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather, teach them to long for the sea." ~Antoine de Saint Exupery
#2 posted 03-16-2013 09:23 PM
It has self closing hinges on it. They wanted it to be noninvasive as possible. However, they might do something later down the road.
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#3 posted 03-16-2013 09:58 PM
Very cool, nice work. can’t help but wonder what are they hiding in there?, LOL
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#4 posted 03-16-2013 10:26 PM
Dustin, great job, I have to build one of those, but its got to swing out into the room, its on my “to do list” among other things this month.
#5 posted 03-16-2013 10:40 PM
I think it’s much easier to do when it doesn’t have to fit a door jamb exactly ;) what a pain
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#6 posted 03-17-2013 12:08 AM
genius idea! Now everyone to the Batcave!
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#7 posted 03-17-2013 01:19 AM
Great idea, thanks
-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.
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#8 posted 03-17-2013 01:32 AM
Cool idea! I have a perfect spot to do the same. what used to be the master bath before we built an addition. All I need is time…..
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#9 posted 03-17-2013 02:38 PM
Thats a great way to hide some clutter,
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#10 posted 03-18-2013 01:56 PM
A truly unique project. Good job.
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#11 posted 03-18-2013 08:48 PM
I’m about to divide a huge closet in half to create a storage room, and I think this will be a perfect application of your idea. :)
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#12 posted 03-18-2013 08:55 PM
These guys have some cool hinges for this application.I tried to use them once, but they couldn’t deliver on time. They were “ramping up” production, but, didn’t have the product at that time.
It’s a bit pricey but way high on the “neat-o” scale.
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#13 posted 03-18-2013 10:01 PM
Oh now that is cool!
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#14 posted 03-19-2013 04:55 PM
Very clever! Like the design and build as well as the color, very neat. Great job!
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