Ironing Board and Broom Cabinet

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Project by Siegel_KenEvil posted 05-03-2013 09:16 PM 2866 views 28 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not much to say about this one. I was able to use left over boards from previous projects. There’s a little over 3 inches between the false back and the real one. I think this would also be good to hide guns. I like how the top light doesn’t swing with the shelf door so that the hidden contents are illuminated.

-- Scott

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#1 posted 05-03-2013 10:17 PM

Very slick. Nice design, I like the way it hides the iron & broom.

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#2 posted 05-03-2013 11:55 PM

great idea

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#3 posted 05-04-2013 12:51 AM

I like it well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 05-04-2013 02:06 AM

Now that is a neat piece of Utility furniture. Nice job.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 05-04-2013 08:50 AM

Way different.
If I only had two straight walls…...............

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#6 posted 05-04-2013 10:14 AM

Very unique!


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#7 posted 05-04-2013 07:17 PM

Great idea. Good job

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#8 posted 05-04-2013 08:39 PM

This is a good idea for putting away housekeeping tools out of site. I was going to ask for plans, but on second thought, I might be able to figure it out based on the pictures you sent. Thanks for showing.

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#9 posted 05-04-2013 09:09 PM

Nice idea and execution.


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#10 posted 05-05-2013 12:58 PM

Very nice. Good solution to a common annoyance – ironing boards!

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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#11 posted 05-06-2013 02:00 AM

Wow…I like your idea and the thought of using this as a hidden gun cabinet!
Thank for sharing this!!!

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#12 posted 05-06-2013 04:20 PM

Clever and unique idea! Great use of the corner space and additional storage, like the light effects as well.

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#13 posted 05-06-2013 10:58 PM

A few people have asked me for plans. I’m attempting to post a link to them. These are the plans I started with but I did a lot of modifying so the final project doesn’t match the plans.

Everyone who saw this cabinet, before I hung it 6 inches on the wall, commented it was too short. It was going to be free standing but hanging it solved two problems. It raised the height and it prevented the entire unit from falling over when the large door was open.

-- Scott

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#14 posted 05-10-2013 12:21 PM


-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

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