Please help - need to add drawers to wardrobe

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Forum topic by ZoesMom posted 01-16-2012 08:34 PM 1628 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-16-2012 08:34 PM

Topic tags/keywords: drawers wardrobe chifferobe question

I have an antique wardrobe I want to add drawers to (like a chifferobe). My daughter has a tiny room and I think this would help organize her room. I can’t afford to buy a chifferobe so I thought maybe I could convert half of the wardrobe with drawers and still allow her to have the closet side. Thanks so much for any guidance, input, etc.

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#1 posted 01-16-2012 08:54 PM

If you post a photo of the intended piece, maybe it would be easier to offer suggestions or recommendations.

Is there a divider now? If not that would be the first thing to do, that will determine the width of the drawers.

All the Best!

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#2 posted 01-18-2012 03:11 AM

Pics please. I got my pencil ready.

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#3 posted 01-18-2012 03:41 AM

Third request for photos

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#4 posted 01-18-2012 08:19 PM

My sister borrowed my camera, I will post pics as soon as I get it back. There isn’t a divider inside, just on the outside between the doors. I appreciate all your responses.

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#5 posted 01-24-2012 01:30 AM

Have you ever considered a simpler approach? I think that by adding shelving in, and then diving the wardrobe horizontally, you will make this easier on your self and there will still be enough space if you make the shelves up high in the wardrobe.

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