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February 27, 3:45 PM [GMT -5]

@tamzilla - the instructions say to check with your local cabinet supplier.

I was going to build something like this until I started to price out cabinets. I was going to use the stock unfinished and just stain/paint them black. An 18" file cabinet style cabinet base is around $200 at Lowes. Was going to tie them all together with a 7ft tall wall cabinet - great for storing paper and supplies.

Keep in mind that kitchen cabinets tend to be close to 36" tall - not a problem if you have an adjustable chair.

It became much easier (and cheaper) for me to just use 2 different computer desks. Not as nice or elegant as this solution, but I wasn't quite ready to mount a bunch of cabinets to wall in the spare bedroom.

Still, this is a great design, and can be easily translated to something for the garage. That's actually a project I have planned for later this year.

Another option is to look for companies or businesses that are closing - you may be able to pick up some cubicle cabinets for cheap!

November 11, 4:10 PM [GMT -5]

@Tamzilla... Home Depot's KraftMaid line (and maybe other home supply stores) produces cabinets that are desk height, including file drawer cabinets. I have an "L" shaped set-up made entirely from their desk cabinets. I also ordered a formica counter top to fit, with no backsplash and end panels for the two outside cabinets. I love it... you could easily use those same cabinets in this design...

January 29, 7:21 AM [GMT -5]


January 20, 10:55 AM [GMT -5]

I'm diligently investigating completing this project, however it would have been nice if they had told us were they purchased their file cabinet and storage cabinets. I'm finding it difficult to find the same size filing cabinet, and I haven'f found matching storage period.

January 19, 12:52 PM [GMT -5]

This looks like a fantastic project. Can't wait to give it a try.

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