New Closet For Mom

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Project by cstrang posted 12-13-2013 01:13 AM 1297 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a new closet I made for my mother, she has been wanting a new one for a while now because the one the contractor who built the house made was less than functional… unfortunately when I was half way done ripping that one out I realized I didn’t take a “before” shot, oops. Basically it was construction grade plywood painted white and instead of having two corner cabinets it just had dead space that was unusable. The cabinets are birch stained espresso with three coats of lacquer. I couldn’t really get a good shot of it all due to confined closet space but you can get a good look at the over all layout with the sketchup pic at the end. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#1 posted 12-13-2013 01:39 AM

I’ll bet your Mom just loves it!

Nice work!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 12-13-2013 08:45 AM

Very nicely designed and built. Lucky Mom!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 12-13-2013 01:56 PM

You sure do take good care of your mom, Chris. I bet she loves it!

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#4 posted 12-13-2013 02:17 PM

Nicely done! This should really make your Mom happy.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 12-14-2013 12:15 AM

Way nice. I’m sure she luvs it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 12-15-2013 02:55 AM

It looks to be very useful and the color is nice

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#7 posted 12-17-2013 03:09 PM

It’s beautiful, Like the design and the finish. Great use of the small space. I’m sure your mom was happy.

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