Make your own pantry under the stairs, by Martin

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I finally made a neat pantry from the cupboard under the stairs, which served as a junk shed for a long time and for the last year as a tiny office. I hated it for years. I am definitely not a handyman. Just dreaded cutting the planks from the sky. The fact that I could order everything in the desired size at was the decisive factor to do this.

How do you make a pantry under the stairs?

Cleanup It is all natural not rocket science. So, first the office was demolished. And above a room for that. Preparations Then I was in a tiny cubicle where the previous occupants had smeared granol on the walls. And not so neat. So, first made that with fix-and-finish neatly (enough). Then removed the old laminate. And painted everything. Custom order online From the internet (pinterest) I got a list of logical distances between shelves for a pantry. I measured this neatly, marked it on the wall and then ordered it to size. Neatly mitered. And actually a child can do the laundry. Assembly I have placed the MDF back plate. I had to cut it a little bit more so that it fit along the stairs. As a last inspiration made a hatch. So that the camping gear can be stored behind it. Slats screwed to the wall. And attached the ordered shelves to it. And a few slats in the front for extra support in the corners. Finishing And for the eye .. The whole finished with a little bit of sealant for the last seams. A piece of silk on the ground so that it does not get dirty while painting! The result is a neat, spacious pantry that we are very happy with. We had 2 drawers in the kitchen that we used for this. About 6 times that many fit in the cupboard. As said. I am not a handyman. But, this way it does taste like more. Ultimately, it's just a matter of doing it. I don't make any promises, but we still need to make an elderberry in the shed. Maybe I'll do that myself next summer.

A tailor-made storage cupboard

1.2 meters deep, 1.4 meters wide. Just over 2 meters high.

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