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Forum topic by Tipsy posted 11-11-2015 12:44 PM 592 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-11-2015 12:44 PM

Topic tags/keywords: cabinet custom

I would like to order two 36” bathroom vanities from a custom company through Menards called Briarwood. However, I would like to have a 24” cabinet between the two vanities that would have a pullout laundry basket. Briarwood doesn’t seem to offer this type of cabinet. Contacted a local cabinet company to see if they could make a custom cabinet that matches the vanities and they couldn’t make it work. Going custom for all pieces is over extending the budget. Any suggestions?

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#1 posted 11-11-2015 12:57 PM

Make the whole thing yourself.

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#2 posted 11-11-2015 01:16 PM

If its similar to a trash can pullout, you can remove the door on any standard base unit and install the hardware.

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#3 posted 11-11-2015 03:22 PM

Yep, I would vote to buy a 24” base, then modify to meet your needs. That way the finish is a match.

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#4 posted 11-11-2015 08:53 PM

Check with Lowe’s, they should have the aftermarket hardware for a pullout.

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#5 posted 11-12-2015 03:51 AM

Thanks for all your help! I have attached a link to the type of cabinet I am thinking of using. So it is possible to just pull off the drawer fronts and somehow reattach them as one piece with one large deep pull out drawer (laundry hamper)? I understand inserting the drawer hardware but don’t understand how the front can be done.

If you haven’t figured this out yet, I am in no way a woodworker and will probably need to hire someone. Any advice on how to find a good person to do the work? Any local associations I can contact or is Angie’s List the way to go? I’m in MN.


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#6 posted 11-12-2015 03:57 AM

Excellent advice above, buy the cabinet and modify it, good call

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#7 posted 11-12-2015 04:21 AM

You can simply add a piece of plywood behind the drawer fronts to tie them together and attach the pull-out hardware to that.

-- Jerry, making sawdust professionally since 1976

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