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Old 09-04-2007, 09:01 AM   #16
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Almost a thousand dollars for a closet organizer. What is this world coming to?

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finally find someone with the same frequency ... I am not the only one...
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I think Kui****g and Krichton should meet. Very few people would go on a project showcase post and ridicule the decision someone else made.
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Sorry to offend you... but here is what I am going to do... I am going to document all the steps I am doing on our master bedroom closet... may be it is interesting that I end up spending more or about the same, I do not know... than order the custom made one.... I will probably start a new thread on it.... like the way I did in the basement.... like many things... I may be wrong.... I just spent approx 15 bucks on Ebay to get a plan.... this time I am going to spreadsheet all the expense....
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I think Kui****g and Krichton should meet. Very few people would go on a project showcase post and ridicule the decision someone else made.
I don't think they are riduculing (sp?) the decision.
They are just giving their opinion.
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Also, although the closet organizer is really nice.
I personally also think it is pricey. And I personally would not spend that kind of money on it.

Just my opinion.
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Sorry to offend you... but here is what I am going to do... I am going to document all the steps I am doing on our master bedroom closet... may be it is interesting that I end up spending more or about the same, I do not know... than order the custom made one.... I will probably start a new thread on it.... like the way I did in the basement.... like many things... I may be wrong.... I just spent approx 15 bucks on Ebay to get a plan.... this time I am going to spreadsheet all the expense....

I also think that you can do it for considerably less.

Bandana said that they installed it themselves. Now I really think that is a bit pricey. Not even including installation.

Kui****g, you go for it.
I want to see your closet, and I want you to document how much it would cost you.
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Thanks for the support, Yummy Mummy, just need to be a bit patient this time though... the project would go slower than the basement, as my wife is taking the CPA exam... my son just start JK... and the bigger one about become teenager if not already... and the smallest one still cry when being dropped off for child care.... but DIY project is kind of one of the fuel to keep me going in such a busy life... so although it will progress slowly... I wouldn't stop it.... I will still think I probably will be faster than your basement though as this is for sure a much smaller project... thanks again...
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Sounds like you are very busy.
But I am sure you will get to your closet.

I have not worked on my basement pretty much all summer. Busy also with kids, vacation, etc.

But soon by the end of the month I will get back to it.
I just have some small electrical to take care of and then I am ready for drywall.

I have decided that I can't be bothered with getting a lift and then selling it.
So, I have enlisted my husband to help me.
Even if I have to cut it in half and smaller.
I know that isn't what you are suppose to do.
But I figure I will become very good at taping.
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I don't think anyone was critisizing what you did, just saying "wow" about what things cost.

I think your closet looks picture perfect, but I also couldn't/wouldn't spend so much.....although I won't come close, it gives me an idea of an end look to strive for.

Its great that you posted this, closets can be pretty detailed and I wouldn't know where to begin for ideas.
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Thanks mt. I think I overreacted, which I'm perfectly capable of doing. What I cannot do is make my own closet system, which can certainly be done for less. I love what we bought but understand it is not for everyone.
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I bought this plan
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?...MEWN:IT&ih=005

the feeling: this guy makes money out of such simple thing... unfortunately... knowledge did cost... I do not regret... but was hoping I would get somthing more colorful details..etc... but nevertheless.. the plan does enable me to make the closset ... well.. this seems the goal anyway...

bought some parts.... I think materials total would between 200 to 300 bucks for above closet.

I will take picture for before/after....

yes for some of you who are interested... I am working on two projects in parallel : Interlock pavers and this closet stuff...
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Very nice closet organizer, kui****g.

How wide is your's going to be?

You are one busy guy, pavers, closet, etc.
I had some pavers put in my back yard a couple of years ago.
I think they are pavers, they are approx. 6 inch by 3 inch stone type things.
Some are 4 inches by 4 inches.

They really look nice.

I want to see pictures when you are done.

Next week, I'm getting back to my basement.
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as you can tell... width is really flexible... as a matter of fact... all dimension is flexible... the most valuable things I found from the plan is really what type of materials to be used... for inexperience person like me, I don't even know there is such thing called "shelf standard" and "shelf clip" which can be picked up from HD..... those little knowlege is really all it is about in the plan... every thing else is really straight forward... for someone who familiar with closet stuff... really don't need a plan.....

as for the paver... I still have not really make up my mind what type to use yet... it depends on a few things like cost/look/pattern...etc.etc... but I kind of as determine to do it as when I was doing the basement if not more...

as for busy... I think it really the "interests" drive everything... I heard one time there is an ancient King whose hobby is also "wood working" and he does not care about go to the country's meeting daily rather than doing his wood working stuff...

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You are right. It is interest, and satisfaction that you were able to do it yourself.

Like I have said before, I have someone that will come and put up the drywall for me, but I refuse to have that done, because I have to see if I can do it.

Isn't that what life is all about, "satisfaction"?

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