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Old 11-20-2010, 11:19 PM   #1
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Cabinet Storage?


I have a fairly small kitchen, but a bunch of large, deep cabinets. Being as large as they are, it is hard to really put anything in them and really utilize all of the space. I have thought of adding wire drawers to them. Wanted to see some other ideas. Please give your opinion of the skill level required too with your recommendation
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I'd forget the wire drawer idea unless you know a source where you can get the exact size you need. Standard ball bearing drawer guides require 1" of space(1/2" per side)to function. If you have a framed cabinet with a 22" wide opening, the drawer would be 21" wide. This can be made from a birch plywood fairly easily with table saw.
Do you have a table saw?
Skill set to do this not that high, maybe 5 out of 10.
But you need to exactly understand the relationship of the drawer, the drawer guides and the space you need them to fit into. Making a sturdy box that won't fit the space does nobody any good.
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