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4 Simple Steps to Build a Wardrobe Storage Cabinet

From: Date:4/8/2013

wardrobe storage cabinet solves the need for an extra storage space. An old adage holds that no matter how much space a woman has for her wardrobe, she¡¯ll always need more. Of course, this holds true for men and children as well; each and every one of us could use some extra storage space for our clothing and accessories. Unfortunately, hiring a carpenter or purchasing a wardrobe storage cabinet already assembled can be an expensive affair. However, anyone who knows the basics of carpentry and has enough space in his or her home can build a wardrobe storage cabinet. Adding a wardrobe storage cabinet should not to be much of a problem, if you¡¯re willing to spend some quality time on it and follow these simple steps:

Step 1 ¨C Making the Frame

Your first move should be to make a simple frame for the wardrobe and attach it to the wall where the wardrobe is to be secured. Once the frame is fixed in place, the basic structure of the final wardrobe should begin to become apparent. If you want the option of moving the cabinet at a later date, do not fix it in place by attaching it permanently to the wall. Next, build upon the frame, adding the sides and back. To do this, you¡¯ll want to cut wood according to exact measurements for each area of the wardrobe.

Step 2 ¨C Working on Doors

After this, you¡¯ll need to do some trimming to prepare the door opening. Ready made doors are available at many home improvement stores on the market, and you can typically specify the exact size and style that you seek. Once you have the doors ready, you¡¯ll fix them into place as per the instructions that accompany the door. This will typically involve mounting hinges on the wardrobe and the door, securing them in place with screws.

Step 3 - Customize

At this point, your wardrobe storage cabinet is effectively ready. However, additions can be made to customize it further to fit your needs. For example, you can install a hanging rod, or individual dividers, or even add drawers for further convenience.

Step 4 ¨C Finishing Touches

After your wardrobe is completed and looks the way you want, the final step is to use a good sealant liquid to prevent the wood from staining. Then, you can paint the wood to your desired color. Both the sealant and the paint can be purchased from your local home improvement or hardware store.

This may sound like a lot of work, and it will take some time. But by following these simple steps, you can build your own homemade wardrobe storage cabinet without too much difficulty, and without much hassle. Your wardrobe storage cabinet will be built according to your own specifications. And ultimately, you can enjoy the cabinet even more knowing that you saved money and accomplished this home improvement project entirely on your own.