It's no mud room, but it sure helps!

Submitted by Debi G on Tue, 01/03/2012 - 17:29

My husband, who is otherwise amazing and free of bad habits, always set his work bag, jacket, lunch box, keys, and more on the kitchen table. Our house does not have a coat closet, entryway, or any sort of nook near the door, so I used the only available space in our kitchen to craft a locker for his stuff. There's a cut-out for a light switch (deck light) and an outlet, which made it easy to craft a charging station on the middle shelf. The dog food and water is on the bottom, with a rubber mat beneath them. His hats and lunchbox go on the top shelf. Now we're both happy!

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
two pine boards for the sides, and two 2' by 4' sheets of thin plywood for the back. Everything else is from scraps.
Estimated Time Investment
Afternoon Project (3-6 Hours)
Type of Wood
pine, plywood, trim, furring strips
Finish Used
Behr premium poppy seed with primer
Recommended Skill Level


Debi G

Sun, 03/04/2012 - 05:54

Thanks! It's been a big help, and now my son wants one too.

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