Sunday, March 22, 2015

Laundry Dresser

There are some people who love to do laundry and enjoy sorting, washing, folding and putting it away. Sometimes I am one of them and honestly most times I dread doing laundry.

We decided to build something to keep laundry tucked away and found this plan on Shanty 2 Chic... I love their website so much and we have gotten quite a few ideas from them . We used their plan for the Laundry Dresser with a few tweaks of our own.

The supply list is identical to what they used for the most part except we decided to create 2 false drawers instead of 3. We also used simple knobs instead of the cup drawer pulls to match our existing dresser and side table. JT routed the top of the dresser to soften the sharp edges.

We used hooks and cable wire to hold the doors to the dresser so the fronts don’t just fall to the floor when opened.

Here are pictures of the process. Enjoy !

It's all about the base

3 compartments

Basket Holder

Almost done with the 3 compartments

Adding the 2 false drawer fronts

6 False drawers

Straight edges before routing

Added some curves

Close-up of routed edges

Testing the dresser

Sanded and Primed the top

Fully primed

Hook & wire holding up baskets

Hands free to pick up laundry 

Ready for some Laundry or not !!!
Have a great week !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2 comments:

ChiRue Idayi said...

Ahhh...I love it...you make it look so easy tho

Jumi said...

Thanks Rue, it takes time but you can do it too with the right tools !!!!