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Garage Cabinets 'Buying vs Building'

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Sun, Nov 18, 07 at 23:30


I'm looking to add cabinets to my Garage with a small workshop area..

The wall in mind is 9' Length, 10' High

my plan:

8' Tall x 24"w x 24" deep then base cab 35"H x 24"w x24"d

then 3' open with top only then 35" 24x24

uppers will consist of 3 cabinets roughly 32" H x 28" W x 16" D

I'm wondering if it is cheaper to make these myself using 3/4"MDF for Boxes and 5/8" mdf doors...

or How much do you think it would cost if I had bought them from a company and had them installed?

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RE: Garage Cabinets 'Buying vs Building'

You might try looking at some recycling outfits like Habitat for Humanity has.

RE: Garage Cabinets 'Buying vs Building'

IMHO, MDF for garage cabs is a bad idea----that material absorbs moisture too readily. Plus it's ability to support loads is quite low---24" MDF bookcase shelves sag soon after being put into service.

Look at the HfH Restores and cabinet shops---also used furniture places.

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