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Forum topic by exterminate posted 08-14-2013 02:34 PM 1056 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-14-2013 02:34 PM

I’m helping a co-worker with his kitchen project. His house is a tine 1920’s bungalow that he’s completely ripped apart and put back together over the last two years, and his kitchen is a bit small. He’s got one corner that is a half wall for 64”, joining a full wall that goes 34” before the space for the oven. In order to maximize storage, he wants to put a 12” deep base cabinet along the half wall, going to normal 24” deep cabinets on the full wall. The only two options I can think of in that corner are either a blind base on the full wall, so that there is only around 12” of hard to reach area, or a wall cabinet sized lazy susan, which to me doesn’t make sense, as it is a huge waste of space, and doesn’t provide all that much usable extra storage. I thought maybe a diaganol cabinet with a drawer bank, but I’m not sure that would look right given the adjoining cabinets are different depths.

Any suggestions? I’m out of ideas!

Thankss, and have a great day!

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#1 posted 08-14-2013 03:17 PM

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#2 posted 08-14-2013 03:18 PM

I have a lazy susan cabinet in my kitchen. There is lost space in the cabinet but the items are easier to access than a blind cabinet. This is becoming more apparent as my knees are aging faster than the rest of me.

I have seen blind cabinets that have a swing out tray, Kind of like a semi-circular lazy susan. Maybe that would be a good compromise.


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#3 posted 08-14-2013 03:20 PM

Maybe go to bing images and see if there’s something that’ll work for you.

There’s a lot of good hardware these days.

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#4 posted 08-14-2013 03:25 PM

12 inches of blind base wouldn’t be so bad. Lots of people have items that they only use rarely….special serving pieces, holiday stuff, an extra crockpot (did I say that?), all kinds of stuff. I hate bases with doors and only do drawers now, but once in a while a base with doors is more practical and this might be one of those cases.

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#5 posted 08-14-2013 04:48 PM

How about a curve and a curved door ? I wish I had pics. A friend of mine built a house in the shape of a boomerang and it has curved EVERYTHING, including the headboard and mattress !
Here’s a few shots online

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