Monday, March 7, 2011

Cabinet DIY completed and tutorial

OK ladies and gentalmen the day I have been waiting for!! A completed product! It is full installed.
Isn't she lovely!!
There are a few kinks I am working out and a finishing touch still waiting to happen but she is functional!
Heres a run down how we did this baby.
I measured and taped on the wall, where I wanted each shelf to fit all the cans I wanted into it. Husband comes in and measures from the top of the fridge to the floor takes into account the casters we bought and cuts the wood (shorter than I wanted!). Huge debate and "you never listen to me" discussion happens "whats done is done all isn't lost" half apology comes and then we are off to work again.
We called a friend to router the front and back pieces so we can use either side, 20min later he returns with beautifully edged wood. Thanks Jimmy!!
Then we built the box.
The outer box is the only thing we screwed, just to give it a little extra stabilitystability.
I will cover these wholes with little furniture buttons as soon as I can get into town to get some.
We doubled up the bottom and top boards (we glued one piece of oak and one piece of pine to save on money and still have the oak to screw into to make it sturdy). This was to help keep it square and the casters need something solid to screw into.
I then measured out where I wanted the shelves. Since we made the box first (mans idea remember his measuring) then I had to do the math to figure out how many shelves I could get in that space. I knew I wanted each shelf about 7.5" so I could easily get the cans in and out with the dowels. After laying one shelf inside, I found all I needed was 6.5" between each piece of wood. So I got the number of shelves I originally wanted LOL plus an extra little shelf for the little cans! I measured from the bottom of our box each time we nailed a shelf to insure if I messed up (which I did by 1/4" on one shelf) all the rest wouldn't be messed up too.
We bought for the more expensive better looking "select pine" for the shelves rather than oak to save the pocketbook. Select pine is my new favorite craft wood, very little if any sanding needed!
We then drilled whole for the dowels to set in.
We used a template for this. We measured from where we wanted the dowels to go and then drilled a hole straight thru a scrap piece. We lined up the template and stuck the drill bit thru and drilled in about 1/8-1/4". This saved so much time! I didn't need to measure each shelf and where to drill. (I married a smart man!) We cut the dowels 1/2" wider than the shelves and they slid right in with a little dab of glue on each end.
A quick sand, a quick stain, let stand for 24-36hrs, add the casters, nail on the back, then a medium coat of poly urethane, screw on the handle and empty your shelves!!
Look how much room I have! (Wish I would have gotten a before pic! Half of those cans were in this cupboard with the all the rest of what is still in there )
Doesn't she fit well! I need to add a small six inch rail on the wall to keep it from scrapping it all up but my soldier boy can do that with a scrap from the back when he gets home in three weeks.
I will suggest you don't buy small casters (I didn't want them to be than visible). We doubled up three rows of small 50Lb casters (6sm casters in total). Because they each swivel and aren't always swiveling in the same direction it takes a extra pull out and then push back sometimes to line them all up. Another thing my dear soldier boy can help me with when he gets home- we can install the larger 1.5-2" flat ball caster.
For now I am enjoying my new cupboard!
Now to figure out what to do with this over cluttered spice and baking supply cupboard...


146 comments:

  1. Wow! You guys are awesome! I gotta figure out where I can put one of these in my kitchen! Great job!

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  2. Chrissy that is awesome. Keep these directions I may have to do that when we move to a new house. Its amazing how much space cans take up.

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  3. SUPER cool!! What an awesome idea!

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  4. If you use a fixed (non-swivelling) caster you will not have any problem pulling the shelf in or out. They stay aligned.

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  5. Holy smokes that is a fantastic idea you had there! I wish I had space like that to utilize. Found this post via tip junky =)

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  6. I, too, really like this idea. What a great use of space!

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  7. I love love love this idea! I am trying to get the hubby over here to see it now!
    Melissa @juiceboxdreams.com

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  8. Wow, what a creative idea! Thanks for sharing it.

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  10. I found you on Craft Gossip. I love it. I'm your newest friend. Come visit me over at
    http://loraine-breakfastfordinner.blogspot.com/

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  11. I love this idea. There always seems to be wasted space next to the refrigerator. Will send this to my son, and hope he gets the hint!

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  12. Very cool idea! I actually have a broom closet next to my refrigerator but I HATE IT!!! This is much more beneficial in my opinion but I have a large pantry already. Wondering how to get some shelves in there... move the broom to the outside... Hmmmmm... you're inspiring me and I'm not handy!!!

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  13. So my friend from Kansas posted this on Pinterest (have you been on that site - it's better than facebook!) and I thought "I think that's Chrissy's!"

    Again, awesome job! And just know that you are famous now! lol

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  14. This is such a wonderful idea! I found this on Pinterest and now I'm stalking your blog, I really hope I can persuade my boy to help me try this!

    Have a lovely day,
    Jade

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  15. Love the idea! Does it block the fridge door from opening at all?

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  16. Love it!! too bad my fridge is free standing in the middle of the wall. I would love one,as i have no storage in my kitchen

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  17. Wow. That is really awesome!

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  18. This is exactly what I need in my kitchen! We have so little cabinet space. Thank you! What do you estimate all the materials cost you in the end?

    Also, here's an idea for your spice cabinet - we've done what Alton Brown does with his. Buy tins and sticky backed velcro and velcro them to the inside of the cupboard doors. You can write on the outsides of them with grease pencils (found at any office supply store) and then keep whatever doesn't fit in a basket somewhere else for refills. The freezer can be great for that actually. We bought our tins at www.specialtybottle.com -- really inexpensive! We use the 4 oz and 2 oz tins.

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  19. That is great! I have a 6 inch space next to my fridge and I would LOVE to do this!

    Couple of questions, though...does it slide all the way out, or is there something stopping it from going all the way? I have two little boys, and I could see them pulling it too far and it falling. Is it "tippy" at all?

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  20. what a great thing! my cans are in my pantry and i can't see past the first row. i never know what i have! great idea!

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  21. This is so super amazing! I love it! I would love to have you come write a guest post about this project on Remodelaholic. If you are interested please let em know and I will get all the details to you!

    Thanks,
    Cassity

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  22. This is such a great idea! I write for a site called Today's Mama. I am currently working on a Creative Storage solution roundup. I wanted to ask your permission to link to this post and use the first photo for my roundup. All credit will be given to you. Let me know!

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  23. This is awesome! I might do this with beadboard on the back on the open side of our fridge to make it look built in. I found you on pinterest.

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  24. This is gorgeous! I now have my fingers crossed that this will fit in the bitty space to the left of my fridge. LOVE this!!

    ~ Sarah

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  25. Really neat! I have a question though, Wouldnt the heat from the fridge cause a problem with the canned goods in that area? But other then that. good way to utilize space..

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  26. Cool! This is what I did for my spices:

    http://www.friedalovesbread.com/2010/10/kitchen-tip-organizing-spices.html

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  27. This is an awesome idea! thank you I gotta show my hubby and see if he can do it for me =)

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  28. That's great! I'll see if my husband can make this for me! Love it!

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  29. I love it! For spices I purchased a Swivel Store. Kinda cheesy from "As Seen On TV" but it totally works and it uses the same concept as your DIY cabinet.

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  30. I cannot wait to build one for my kitchen! Thanks for the tutorial!

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  31. I absolutely love this! I only have 1 cabinet in my 1940 bungalow's kitchen-this would let me take the canned goods out of the linen closet!

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  32. I absolutely love this idea and can't tell you how happy I am that I found your blog! I am going to make one this weekend, wish me luck!

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  33. I just completed it and it came out great! I could not be happier!

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  34. I love it! There isn't room in my kitchen for that but I wish there was. This
    http://www.thekitchn.com/thekitchn/tips-techniques/how-to-make-a-wallmounted-magnetic-spice-rack-great-ideas-from-our-readers-101525
    is the project I'm in the middle of right now for my spices. Hope to finish this weekend.

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  35. Are the shelves 4" or 6" deep? Love this idea!

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  36. Someone said their fridge is in the middle of the wall--just build it stationary with cans visible OR build it with the plyboard back and paint it with chalkboard paint, use paneling or the vinyl 'tile' or 'marble' for showers.

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  37. Oh man! This is what the world needs. Why don't ALL pantries come with this?!

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  38. I am so getting my husband to make that, would fit perfect next to our fridge just like yours! We have a tiny kitchen and that would be a huge help to me!

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  39. I love this! Do you have a photo of the way you installed the casters on the bottom?

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  40. just a Question does it interfere with opening the door to the refridgerator? I love it so want to do one of these!!! GREAT JOB!!!

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  41. So my husband just finished making mine. He did it a little different, he made the shelves adjustable. This is such an amazing thing, thank you thank you thank you for giving me the idea. I now have space in my cupboards, I can actually get at all my spices in my spice cupboard.

    Here's a link to my images.
    http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m309/Dewdrop5/Misc%20Pics/DSCF1426.jpg

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  42. can you please tell us what it cost to make one of these and the depth of your shelves?? thanx! Pam from http://tinkartist.blogspot.com

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  43. So we're going to make this as soon as we move into our new apartment. Just one question-is it heavy?

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    1. even if heavy, if the casters are good, it won't seem like it.

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  44. Looks great ! I want to make one for myself.
    Is it based on an axis or wheels?

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  45. Wheels, we used casters.
    Thanks for dropping by!

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  46. Such a smart idea! I've shared a link to your post on my Facebook page :)

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  47. If you like to build you should check out the Kreg Jig, it makes building strong corners a cinch!

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    1. I have seen a Kitchen Fitter use a Kreg Jig, Wow its an amazing Method of fixing timber panels together, i would love to acquire one of the Kreg jigs, but i dont know where i could get one. Can anyone suggest where i could get a Kreg Jig.

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    2. I buy all my Kreg products at Lowe's. You can order them from their online web page.
      --Also--
      https://www.kregtool.com/default.html

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    3. Thanks a Lot, will be checking that out in the near future

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  48. Absolutely amazing. I so wish I could do that at my house! Right now my extra canned goods are in boxes under the bed!

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  49. Holy crap! I think you just solved my galley kitchen problems! I need my dad to build me one of these asap! =)

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  50. FANTASTIC! I will sooo have one of these in our next house!

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  51. This is brilliant and exactly what we need!!!! Thanks for sharing.

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  52. i was just showing this to my hubby and he wanted to know the dimensions on that cabinet

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  53. This is genius! I'm only super-sad now that we don't have a little space next to our fridge! :-(

    However, I do have a similar rack to this for my spices & such. You can check it out here: http://lifesabatch.com/?p=282 I am in *LOOOOOOVE* with it!

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  54. I love this! I'm measuring for it right now. Do you find that the dowels are necessary? I see you don't have them on the bottom few shelves... Do you need them at all?

    Thanks for the inspiration!

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  55. Love it! And I am LMAO at your "you never listen to me" discussion with hubby! I so love my husband and all the wonderful projects he makes for me, but seriously... that is exactly how it goes at our house. :)

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  56. About how much did this cost you?

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  57. This is amazing! I live in a single wide trailer with VERY LITTLE kitchen space!!! Thank you sooo much!!!! YAY!!! I've totally pinned you to my Pinterest account.

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  58. I found this VIA Pinterest and was wondering if I could use the picture of your can organizer with a link back to your blog for a post I am writing for a Military blog about storage in small homes. I noticed you are in the Military :) The blog I am writing it for is militaryave.com Email me if that is okay with you. Thank you!!! notjustahousewife@yahoo.com

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  59. Since I now need a new fridge, I totally see this happening in my kitchen too!! What a space saver! Thanks for sharing :-)

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  60. I know exactly where I want this built and installed in my kitchen. =)

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  61. so jealous. lol. but thats a great idea. i found a 5 drawer shelf. its very narrow but tall. so we repainted it white and i add some shelf liners and now i have extra storage space in my kitchen. i keep potatoes in the top drawer. and tools and grocery bags and i have no clue whats in the other 2 drawers. lol

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  62. It is a brilliant idea but doesn't it get hot next the fridge and freezer engines?

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  63. We repurposed an antique solid wood door for the base of this project and I added chalkboard paint and cork board space on the pullout side for grocery list, messages, notes from school etc. love it, thanks so much for sharing your brilliant idea.

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  64. How heavy is it? And, how do you keep your kids from pulling it out all the time?

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  65. You totally need to market this!! I would pay for someone to make this for me!

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  66. That is amazing and could be used in alot of applications I can think of!

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  67. What a cool idea...unfortunately, I don't have a soldier boy and I can't even drive a nail. Keeping up with the idea for my handiman....I'd love to do this!

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  68. For your spices... http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&ref_=nb_sb_ss_c_1_24&field-keywords=under%20cabinet%20spice%20rack&url=search-alias%3Dgarden&sprefix=under%20cabinet%20spice%20rack

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  69. I love it! I featured it on my blog: http://www.organizinghomelife.com/archives/2238 Thanks for the inspiration!

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  70. as for what to do with the spice cupboard: screw a small cookie sheet to the under side of the cabinet, put magnets on the tops of the spice bottles, and voila'!! they'll magnetically stick to the cookie sheet =)

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  71. p.s. i was looking for a way to refurbish our kitchen/pantry or lack thereof for my husband for our first wedding anniversary, and i noticed that you actually wrote and posted this on our wedding day.. Perhaps it's meant to be!! =)

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  72. From my hubby who built this for me :)

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    For those interested in price.
    Our finished product was roughly $130 (not painted, stained or varnished). Dimensions were 66H x 33w x 5.75D without the wheels. 2 inch wheels like recommended raised the unit 2.5 inches. When it was done it was a bit tipsy, which was easily remedied with a small box frame made from leftover wood from this project, one bearing and one 3/8 x 3 inch bolt, washer, and nut.

    For the stability we drilled a 3/8 hole in the very top part of the back left hand corner (when looking at the front of the picture above), so the bolt stuck up above the top of the pantry. We then took the small box that we built (5.75 H x 33W x 2D (it was an extra shelf)) and mounted it over the bolt then screwed it to the wall.
    The box frame will keep the kids from dragging the sliding pantry all around the kitchen because the bolt (post) sticking out of the top back corner will hit the walls of the box.
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  73. What a great idea! This may have to go onto our project list :)

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  74. Saw this on Pinterest and can't wait to make one. What an amazingly, awesome use of space. Kudos to you for such a creative solution. My kitchen is tiny and I can't wait to make this.

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  75. This is awesome. I feel like I'm having an on going battle with self storage space. I forever sort through everything and throw lots out but by the next month I am usually back to swuare one. I just have to convince my hub to build it now!

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  76. How much did this cost to build and install? I want to put one in my kitchen.

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    1. Not sure for her, but cost me about 70 without paint or door pull.

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  77. I actually built almost the same thing built across the face of chimney that runs through my kitchen except it has door on the front. It's the only "Pantry" space in the kitchen (which is apartment sized everything.) but this is excellent! Congrats on a fabulous convenient use of what was once wasted space.

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  78. This is amazing! I am definitely adding this to my to-do project list!

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  79. Found you via Classy Clutter. Mallory was inspired by your pantry cabinet and
    made one as well. Just wanted to thank you for this brilliant idea. I will definitely be making one because my kitchen is severely space challenged. Thanks so much:)

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  80. I found this tip on Pinterest, and I LOVE it... If only I had your husband to make me one! LOL

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  81. Gramma Jans - I looked to see if I could use the space but I only have 2" - you mentioned the other cupboard with spices - I have used the swivel carousel type in the cupboard for the small items and give to my married children to help organize their own cupboards. For all the plastic containers and lids a put in a bigger box below the cupboards - also put a extra shelf all of the cupboard since I can not stand unused air space - u can put a lot of things in 4 to 6" of space. Sure did like the functional can shelving and the tutorial may use sometime when asked to help someone organize a kitchen. I did put narrow shelving in my sons coat closet - (back of the closet) near the kitchen since they did not have enough cupboard space for canned items

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  82. i have that exact same space. i'm so excited to show this to hubby! great job!

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  83. what does it mean to router them? can u not use both sides w/o doing that?

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  84. I just completed it and it came out great! I could not be happier!

    great

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  85. awesome idea, love it
    perhaps I will make one sometime this summer

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  87. Too cool! This will completely work in my apartment. Do you think I could really make this myself if I only have the basic tools and a power drill? I certainly don't have a table saw or anything like that. Still, I'm going to find a way to do this. Terrific idea! Thank you!

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    1. You can absolutely do i on your own. I did. The hardware store will cut the wood to size for you *check for warped pieces when you buy it. I used two 2 by 4 for the bottom that I screwed together after drilling the holes. I only needed a drill and wood screws. It is not perfect but as it is beside the fridge, it really doesn't matter. A carpenter friend was impressed that I hade it. I used beadboard for the back. Measure bedside your fridge to make sure you have clearance.

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  88. While this is an AWESOME idea, I worry that the heat from the fridge would cause problems with the contents of the cans, and also possibly prevent good air circulation around the fridge, causing it to over heat.

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  89. I'm so excited about this! We rent our house and the one frustration is how SMALL our kitchen is. We've been storing most of our canned food in the garage. I love my husband dearly, but I think I might be waiting a long time for him to make one of these for me. Instead, I found a dvd storage shelf unit that's 5 1/2" deep and all I need to do is add a back and the wheels! I plan to paint the back and create something to make use of the flat surface. Maybe chalkboard paint for the kids?
    The shelf is about 10" shorter than the top of my fridge, so I'm thinking of attaching some sort of baskets or maybe figuring out how to add on (spice storage?).

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  90. Something like this 2" fixed caster on Amazon should do the trick http://tinyurl.com/93gsskt

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  91. Is this mounted to the wall in any way so it won't roll past the fridge? I'm in process of building now;-) Thanks so much for awesome idea!!!

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  92. I was just thinking about how aggravated I am that cans waste so much space on nice deep pantry shelves. This is going on my to do list for sure! Here is what I did for some extra storage on the back of my pantry door. you could easily remodel it for spices: http://dreamingformorehoursinada.blogspot.com/2011/10/pantry-fix.html

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  93. Love this idea. I have a very deep pantry like Becky but with a narrow door. very frustrating. I don't know what's in the back. Will definitely consider this. Thanks.

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  94. Great idea I will be showing my hubby when he gets in. For the spices, I think the same type of shelf in miniature would do the trick.

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  95. Great idea. For those with concerns about stability, children and whether or not it will pull all the way out, consider attaching drawer slides to the wall.

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  96. I saw this on Pinterest and made it a few months ago. She had the directions( with measurements) but as I made it on my own, I used a DVD case to measure each shelf to make sure it was level. I held the shelf wih DVD case in place while I drilled. I used wood strips from the craft store instead of dowel rods. More can space and easier to attach. The hardware store cut all the wood for me. I put it together in one night and love it. No more lost cans and I always know what I have except for the largest cans which won't fit.

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  97. This is fantastic. I am thinking of building my own kitchen, but we don't have a huge space. I'm loving all the ideas I'm gleaning from pinterest and the blog links attached. Well done, PS, I have just subscribed to your blog.

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  98. Me too I want to have a remodeling process in my kitchen and my first concern is to put multi-purpose pantry doors. It such a good sample of resourceful door.

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  99. We're looking at buying an older home and moving soon. This will be perfect to supplement the minimal cupboards in the "new" home. Thanks

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  100. Great idea! I love it!
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    freestanding pantry

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    1. Shame you can't get these in the UK - I know I would buy one, especially the one with the rotating shelves inside.

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  101. I don't think much of this tutorial. You don't show what castors you use! In fact you hardly show anything of what you've done..

    I love the idea but this tutorial seriously needs a re-write, proper dimensions written up, thickness of wood used given etc.

    You don't even mention what size holes you've drilled.

    I'd like to make this myself in 2 years time as I will be moving into a new build 2 bedroom flat and won't be allowed to put anything up that attaches to the walls in any way.

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    1. drill hole the same size as whatever dowel you use. your choice. use 1x4 which is 3/4 thick by 3 1/2 wide for the frame and shelves. leave enough space under bottom shelf for caster or rollers which ever you choose.

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  102. love this, but how come I can't pin it?

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  103. This is awesome. Wish I had a place in my kitchen for it. :-(

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  104. This is a great idea for adding needed storage, however, I have two concerns. My father, and brothers are all refrigeration and AC men and I have consulted with them about my first concern. The reason refrigerators that are not built in have space around them is because they need air space to run efficiently.

    As a nutritionist and former County Extension Nutrition and Food Safety educator, my second concern is about food and spices being stored near a heat source. This is not recommended. Normally, the sides of the refrigerator would not too warm, but when you block of the air circulation they will be warmer, and the bottom couple of shelves will be much warmer. If you install one of these, it would be best to store non-food items. Botulism is an invisible, odorless killer that contaminates canned items that are stored improperly. Heat and spice storage is a no-no too. Many people make the mistake of storing their spices in the cabinet above the stove, but the heat in that cabinet during cooking is too warm and drastically reduces the shelf life of spices.

    I would suggest consulting your refrigerator's owner's manual or manufacturer prior to installing one of these next to your refrigerator. My brother tells me that some of the larger side-by-side units need the air space because of the design, but some of the top or bottom freezer units do not so consulting your manual or an expert on your brand of refrigerator would be wise, they are too expensive to replace.

    All of that being said, this is an awesome idea and set of plans. If your appliance manufacturer gives the green light for airflow allowances, the by all means, go for it, just do not store food or spices in it. I personally have a couple of places I could use one of these that is not affected by heat. I plan on building one in a few days. If it works out as well as I am thinking it will, I defiantly will build a second one.

    Blessings,
    Andi J.

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    1. your right about it needing air space to circulate but this can be done in just about any other space where there is no obstruction or heat .

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    2. Thank you for expressing this so clearly and eloquently. My first thoughts on seeing this were "Yikes! Fire hazard! Appliances need airflow!"
      Followed by "Hrm, foods, heat source, the flavor's not going to last long."

      But the general concept (narrow rack, using space that isn't otherwise useful) is pretty sweet.

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  106. This is great my husband is so making me one.
    He has suggested using roller blade wheels instead of coasters

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  107. thanks for the post this is something I have been asking for a very long time ... I am tired of taking everything out to get one item which of course is always in the back ..,. no matter how I organize the pantry ... so the pull outs is what I have been telling my hubby to get me .. now he can build me one .... thanks your looks awesome ... it must be nice to have organization in the kitchen ... I need one for appliances too :-)

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  108. What a great idea! Fantastic! I wish my husband dared to do something similar.

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  109. Cool.

    My in-laws did something like this years ago, but using pegboard for MIL to hang pots and pans. I prefer the pantry idea for those of us who don't have an actual pantry (but would love one).

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  113. How do you keep it from being pulled out all the way, so it won't tip over?

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  114. This is how I solved my Spice Cabinet storage problem... I built a smaller rolling shelf to fit Behind the refrigerator, to store my bread machine, mixer, ice-cream maker and other small items. http://www.doityourself.com/did-it-myself/kitchen-storage-239

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  115. How do you keep it from folling over when reaching for a can? I want to build one for my small apartment. Replay to naticris55@hotmail.com
    Thank you

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  116. Nice. However it is HOLE (an opening) not WHOLE (complete)

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  117. make you a drill depth jig. take piece of 3/4 by 3/4 piece of wood about 2 in long and drill thru it lengthwise. put bit in drill. slip wood block over bit. by trial and error cut off block of wood until you have 1/4 in plus thickness of your hole jig exposed. ie if your hole jig is 3/4 in thick you need 1 in exposed. now drill as before but with block on bit. every hole will be the same depty
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    1. do you use dowels to hold your shelves

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  118. Here are a couple of other considerations:
    1. You could, with a little extra measuring and fit, use a pair of drawer guides ON THE TOP to help guide the pantry in and out, and then you could get away with merely two casters on the bottom (appropriately weight rated!), to guide the weight, versus direction. You could easily use larger casters, by utilizing a skirt at the bottom to cover them all but a 1/4" on the bottom. I also considered using another drawer glide on the bottom, between the wall and the new pantry, a little like you were talking about adding a piece of trim to keep the wall from being scuffed up.

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  119. Five of these- two fore and aft one dead center- gives a stable, low profile transport. Five of these rated at 55# each will support 275#- more than adequate. If there is not a Harbor Freight near you, a quick search on the description will provide other sources.
    http://www.harborfreight.com/5-8-eighth-inch-roller-ball-bearing-67067.html

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  120. I've seen this done before, using drawer runners attached to the wall in 2 or more places. This makes it work just like a drawer. The problem is finding drawer runners long enough for a deep application like this.

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  121. This is a great idea but food won't stay fresh long by that hot running refrigerator. It will cut it's shelf life drastically.

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  122. beautiful, I think I might build a wall beside my larder fridge just so that i can have a pull out cabinet ..........or I could simply nail a length of wood on the floor to keep it on the right trac . Thanks for posting this ( I found it on pintrest.) bridie

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  123. I love your thinking. This is great. I want to see the rest of the kitchen , please. Iwona

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