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Old 09-26-2016, 04:51 PM   #16
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Anywhere online give free plans if I supply the measurements? My pantry is a little more complicated than most I assume. The right side wall is not 90 degrees. Back corner corner to corner is 67.5" and the front corner to corner is 69". Depth is still 24" and height is 8 feet.

I want space on top for large pots and crockpot. Then I want a cubby big enough for 3 cereal boxes, large shelf section for can food, small shelf section for dog treats, fairly large spot on the floor for the dog food container. The rest can be shelving for everything else.
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What tools do you have? Table saw, miter saw...

Actual pictures of the pantry would help.
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I have a miter saw, table saw, and a jigsaw.
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Just fixed a huge hole in the wall from me relocating the main water line.
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I think that is doable. My suggestion would be to build three individual cabinets (sorta like the picture you found on the internet).

You would slide one in and to the left. Slide in the second one and to the right. Then insert the third one. If the calculations are right, you might have an inch extra. Then you would clamp and screw all three together and attach them to the wall.

Here is an overview of a remodel a friend was doing in his dining room. That is how his cabinets were built. After a little trimming, everything would look like a single unit.
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OK, here is a teaser.

Three individual cabinets 22 inches Wide x 80 inches High. With the odd shaped room, you would need to add a filler strip on each side to close it in if desired. Or stick a broom in there!

Shelves are 12 inches deep.

Shelf pin holes would be up to you. Or you could buy some metal track made for shelf pins. That would be the easiest. That way you could either rout a shallow dado for the track to fit in or use a dado blade on the table saw.

Note: My pantry is very similar, just 36 inches wide, so I have been in there measuring. It might be hard to get a gumbo pot up on to the top of the shelving. Smaller stuff wouldn't be any problem. Also your door opening is probably 80 inches tall, but with the extra width I don't have, I think you can easily fit the cabinets in the way I explained earlier.

Whatcha think?
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Old 09-26-2016, 07:09 PM   #22
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I don't necessarily want cabinets. It will all be open front just dividers to help keep things organized and easier to find when needed. I was thinking of just putting a 1.5" strip on the right front corner to make it 67.5" square front and back. Also I'll put a thinner strip in the center most stud on that right side so there is a solid contact point there too.

I don't think the 4x8 sheets of this white board stuff had pre-filled holes in them for pegs at home depot. If they do then I can maybe cut one in half and have both side pieces ready to go....
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my pantry space. i used those metal brackets with the slots in them. that the shelf brackets just hook into. them some of those prefinished shelving boards. nothing fancy, but it looks nice enough and works well. and it didn't cost near as much as the stuff you are looking at.
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I don't know why my picture didn't upload. At least I thought I uploaded it.
Anyway, here it is.
Good luck with your project.
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my pantry space. i used those metal brackets with the slots in them. that the shelf brackets just hook into. them some of those prefinished shelving boards. nothing fancy, but it looks nice enough and works well. and it didn't cost near as much as the stuff you are looking at.
Could you show me what you used?
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ryansdad's pantry is what I would do if I had a walk in pantry.
It's a great use of space. wall to wall, floor to ceiling shelves.

I think a pantry that you can walk into or look at the entire thing
without opening cabinet doors is what a good well thought out pantry
is about.
it would be my dream pantry. Have you asked your wife?

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I like the plans Mt stringer made as far as it helps visualize. I need something like that drawn up like that with measurements showing the layout I have in my head.

On the bottom right on the floor I want an empty space for large items such as big packs of paper towels along with the rolling container I have my dog food in. I'll measure that when I get home but it's about 1.5-2' tall, 8" deep, and maybe 6" wide. Maybe leave a 4x2' empty space on the right side on the floor.

Then shelves above that for snack food (chips, cookies, etc).
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Could you show me what you used?
these are not the "exact" ones i used. but basically they are the same.
then put the prefinished shelving boards on them.
easy, inexpensive, adjustable, and as strong as you will even need(screw to studs)

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I think a guy from a closet company is going to make up some drawings for me. I took pictures and gave him measurements, and told him what I was looking for. I'll see what his ideas are and go from there.
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No need to pay a closet guy... Really just get 6 melamine side panels.. with the shelf peg holes.. I think they are around 16" deep... But they may have other options.. Put them up as MT drew for you. Then you can place the shelves where ever you want... thats why the panels are so easy... you can adjust the shelf height to make it however you want it just by placing the shelf pegs in different spots..

A shelf board that is 8ft long (will get you 3 shelves based on your layout when you cut it to the proper length to fit) will cost you $17.50 . Figure you get 6 so you have 6 rows of shelves across (I have 6 shelves in mine and it seems to work out okay) - $105

The side panels (which you need 6 of) cost $20 each.. - $120

Throw in a few bags of shelf pegs figure $10...

Throw in some brackets.. a couple pieces of pine for filler strips on the sides

And you can make this thing for $250 on a Sunday afternoon..

Thou I will say I am maybe a bit of an extreme DIYr and it's not for everybody.. Everybody makes trade offs of when to do it themselves or not..

On a side note.. My walk in pantry used to be the front entrance to my house.. Terrible you just walked straight in to a wall.. But it was handily located right by the kitchen.. so when we added on to the front of the house we closed off the old entry and made it the pantry..
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