Updating your wardrobe every season, you suddenly notice that there is simply nowhere to put new things. Throwing good quality clothes, but bought last season, does not raise a hand. You can solve the problem by assembling a wardrobe with your own hands.
Convenient and roomy designs will bring together the belongings of all family members, while occupying a very small space in the room. Basically this is a place that is underutilized and not very convenient for placing other furniture elements.
If you want to install in an apartment or home wardrobe, you need to make accurate measurements of the proposed installation location of the furniture and make an order in the company engaged in the manufacture of cabinets. The second option would be to measure the installation site, independent design of the structure, order cutting parts and installation of a wardrobe.
You have a choice - recessed structures, corner cabinets and models of individual pass-through structures . When you decide on a choice, you can proceed to self-assembly.
The types of wardrobes differ in design. If you have never been engaged in assembling furniture, it is better to start with a walk-through model. This universal model can be installed in almost any room.
In many apartment projects the hall was made small in the shape of a rectangle. If you put a regular closet with a hinged door, there is absolutely no place left. The sliding wardrobe with a sliding door was a real salvation. Its height basically goes to the ceiling, which gives maximum use of the area. Mirror canvas door visually increase the space.
Even the pickiest buyer will be able to find the color and shade of laminated he needs in the market Chipboard, most often used for self-assembly wardrobe. For the back wall using hardboard. The choice of accessories in the stores has almost no boundaries - from the simplest to the exquisite fancy shapes. Door leaf can be made to order from any material.
For cabinets, 16 mm thick sheets of chipboard are used. Sheets are sold on the market with a height of 2450 or 2750 mm and a width of 1830 mm. If you want to save money by reducing material waste, consider these dimensions when designing a wardrobe.
Let's take a closer look at the option of assembling the wardrobe with a height of 2450 mm, a width of 2400 and a depth of 650 mm.
In addition to sheets of chipboard, we need a melamine self-adhesive edge. To assemble the cabinet shown in the picture we will need the details:
Details of the back wall of hardboard:
It is better to order sawing up of parts of the future wardrobe compartment in the cutting service, which is always available at any building supermarket. Show the experts your design of the cabinet and accurate measurements. In our case, there is already detailing and it is better for the saw cutters to show it.
You can make your own wardrobe door system, but is it necessary? If you plan to assemble not one but several cabinets, this can be beneficial. Doors for one cabinet will cost you much more than the ordered sliding doors in a company that manufactures, supplies and assembles sliding facades.
You need to visit the company's office and place an order specifying the exact dimensions of the clean opening and the number of webs. For our wardrobe, the net size of the facade is 2317 mm high and 2367 mm wide. We need to make two shutters of the same color as the laminated chipboard and one shutter mirror. There must be a seal, stoppers, guides. In general, the whole set necessary for the quality work of the sliding facade system.
Everything about the facade has already been ordered, but for the interior design of the cabinet you need to purchase furniture accessories. For our project you need to buy:
When the finished parts are delivered, you can start preparing them for assembly. For work, you need an iron. Acquired edge gently attach to the end of the details so that the beautiful side was on top. Carefully walk on it with a heated iron. Look for the steam mode not to be on on the iron.
Press the heated edge well and wipe thoroughly. Cut off the edges gently handle with sandpaper. When preparing the parts do not need to rush. Try to achieve the highest quality of work so that your closet looks neat and beautiful.
From the parts of the base, assemble the podium base for the bottom of the cabinet. The base must be required.
Assembly of the structure
To assemble the cabinet you will need:
Performance of work
When the wardrobe is loaded with things, the adjustment will need to be repeated. That completed the installation of the wardrobe. Now you can proudly consider yourself a master and try to assemble a more complex structure. The experience is already there, it means that the assembly will be much faster and better.
Do you want to share with us your experience in assembling the wardrobe? Leave comments on the article. Our readers will be interested to learn the secrets of your successful cabinet assembly.
We offer to watch the video on the assembly of the wardrobe compartment.
Attachment scheme for the door mechanism
Installation scheme of the compartment cabinet
Assembling the compartment cabinet