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Furniture #32: Shoe Rack Cabinet door work complete - minus the hinges

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Blog entry by robscastle posted 09-29-2017 10:32 PM 1937 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 31: Shoe Rack Cabinet Framework continues and door work starts Part 32 of Furniture series Part 33: Shoe Rack Cabinet top »

Well I repaired all the panels changed a couple of frame pieces with router goofs in them and glued everything together.

Spent all day perfecting repairs and reworking little annoying bits of chip out and the likes.

I have taken a few pictures of the actual framework in a hope that I can find a solution to my hinge dielema.

The problem only effects the two lower swinging doors.

The dimensions of the Face frame are.
1 At the Front about 35mm
2. At the back 25mm
3. The door width and hence the face frame is 20 mm.

another view

The hinges:

The hinge problem was my mistake. when I dreamed up the design I found some hinge pictures in the net and built the frame to suit, silly move.

Although I found Blum hinges they are not available in Australia, very odd but I need to modify the build by adding blocks at the sides behind the face frame to simulate a frameless cabinet.

Hello Robert

Unfortunately we are unable to supply this item.

As Blum do not stock in the Australian market

Kind Regards,

National Category Specialist Team

The top is next.

So another post made the supreme sacrifice.

-- Regards Rob



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ZAGREB

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#1 posted 09-29-2017 11:27 PM

Hello Robert,look in IKEA for small hinges
They have small 20 mm hinges like Blum or on ebay from China
Wish you luck

-- bambi

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#2 posted 09-29-2017 11:39 PM

well rob id say that should hold all your pumps and ballet slippers easily,and still have plenty of room for your wifes shoes!-LOL.lookin good buddy.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 09-30-2017 01:06 AM

Glad you are persevering, Rob!

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 09-30-2017 08:55 AM

Look good Robert! Soon all of your shoes will have a home!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 09-30-2017 10:48 AM

Tanks for lookig and
Some replies:

bambi: did a check at Ikea No 20mm hinges shown on the local Ikea website, but thanks for the pointer

Pottz: OMG your such a funny guy, here I am dancing about trying to fix something and your pulling the funnies!

Candy: Thanks for the encouragment and yes I will persever I have come too far now to shelve it, plus my wife drops in every now and then checking on my progress, muttering something about buying more shoes I think she might be Emelda Marcos the second!

Tony: Thanks I hope what you say is true…. it might just take longer than anticipated

-- Regards Rob

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#6 posted 09-30-2017 11:29 PM


that should hold all your pumps and ballet slippers easily,and still have plenty of room for your wifes shoes!-LOL.lookin good buddy.

- pottz


You are right potzzy, it is looking good, however, you are forever the optimist… Once the master of the house starts to put her shoes in there, POT (Poor Old Rob) wont find room even for a skinny bicycle pump... not only that… ya gonna need a bigger loada timber to build a few more.
The BS (Ballet Slippers) are relegated to exterior spider refuges.

Hello Robert

Unfortunately we are unable to supply this item.

As Blum do not stock in the Australian market

Kind Regards,

National Category Specialist Team
- robscastle

r’c’, you keep skirting the issue… what objection do you have to setting up a US address? You would have been installing the hinges now if you bit the bullet when lack of availability was first mentioned.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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pottz

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#7 posted 10-01-2017 02:34 AM


Tanks for lookig and
Some replies:

bambi: did a check at Ikea No 20mm hinges shown on the local Ikea website, but thanks for the pointer

Pottz: OMG your such a funny guy, here I am dancing about trying to fix something and your pulling the funnies!

Candy: Thanks for the encouragment and yes I will persever I have come too far now to shelve it, plus my wife drops in every now and then checking on my progress, muttering something about buying more shoes I think she might be Emelda Marcos the second!

Tony: Thanks I hope what you say is true…. it might just take longer than anticipated

- robscastle


when the s@#t hits the fan ya just gotta step back and laugh buddy,better than cryin!

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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pottz

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#8 posted 10-01-2017 02:42 AM


that should hold all your pumps and ballet slippers easily,and still have plenty of room for your wifes shoes!-LOL.lookin good buddy.

- pottz

You are right potzzy, it is looking good, however, you are forever the optimist… Once the master of the house starts to put her shoes in there, POT (Poor Old Rob) wont find room even for a skinny bicycle pump... not only that… ya gonna need a bigger loada timber to build a few more.
The BS (Ballet Slippers) are relegated to exterior spider refuges.

Hello Robert

Unfortunately we are unable to supply this item.

As Blum do not stock in the Australian market

Kind Regards,

National Category Specialist Team
- robscastle

r c , you keep skirting the issue… what objection do you have to setting up a US address? You would have been installing the hinges now if you bit the bullet when lack of availability was first mentioned.

- LittleBlackDuck


ducky you and rob keep me entertained buddy,i wish you guys wernt a 20 hour flight away or id be parting with ya right now-cheers.im going to get another glass of pino,salud.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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LittleBlackDuck

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#9 posted 10-01-2017 04:41 AM



when the s@#t hits the fan ya just gotta step back…..!
- pottz

...and call everyone FRECKLES!

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#10 posted 10-02-2017 02:47 PM

Looks great and I like the panel work keep up the good worker.

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