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We were in need of storage!  Luckily we had these ugly sliding doors that led out to a balcony which had become obsolete.  The perfect space for a linen cupboard.  I realised that if I put one in it would cut out all that lovely outside sunlight so lights had to be included.  This is what I have come up with.

Step 1: Gathering your materials

I love reusing stuff that's been thrown out.  Yes it's more work but at least there's less landfill!

Materials:
Old packing crates (I managed to find 3 large ones being thrown out).
Old Skirting Boards (Kick Boards)
Screws, Nails and Wood Glue
2 Pine (2x4's)
Wooden battens (for strengthening the structure).
3 Doors (again I found 3 doors being thrown out from the 1940's).
2 Door handles (I bought 8 old 1940's handles for $3 from Reverse Garbage).
2 Door locks (these I used just for the springs).
Danish Oil
Wood Stain (Cedar)
6 Hinges (Easy Hang they don't need rebating!).
LEDs (I bought a 5 metre length with a control unit from Jaycar for $149).
Wallpaper (I used some old 1970s gold striped wallpaper which we picked up for $20, it was all mouldy and ragged edges!).
Gold spray paint
Sizing (this is like a latex glue which is perfect for hanging wallpaper).
Primer
Yellow Perspex (for the floor of the cupboard from Reverse Garbage)

Tools:
Router (I am in love with this machine, it does almost everything so easily!).
Circular Saw (or saw bench)
Sander (I used a belt sander)
Hammer
Screwdrivers
Pliers
Dremel (or some such)

Looks pretty cool <br> <br>Yeah <br>Great job!! <br> <br>Yours Aeon Junophor
Thanks! Looking forward to your next one!
WOW! That is one tricked out Linen Cupboard!!! <br> <br>I'm speechless. :)
Thanks! Lisa loves going to the cupboard now.......I may not see her for ages!

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