Bathroom

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Published on June 26th, 2015 |

by IH guest










In our new apartment we needed some storage room under the bathroom sink. Our old and reliable Ikea Fullen was not fitting because of a water heater.

Fullen

Photo: IKEA.com

After a long search for a fitting “Badunterschrank” – that’s how the Germans call this kind of thing – we resorted to hacking the Fullen to make it taller.

taller Fullen

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I built a small 3-sided box with light-colored plywood and used the original wood dowels and cam-lock nuts to secure them to the top and to the sides. I also removed the back panels and moved the door stoppers to the bottom.

The original feet were a tad too high for the bottom plate to fit under the water heater, therefore we proceeded to make new ones out of wood, matching the color of the wooden insert.

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That’s it. I would have loved to avoid the visible screws but unfortunately I messed up with pocket holes on the inside (the wood was too thin) and I had to resort to that. Next step: swap the door knobs with small hot/cold vintage sink knobs.

Cheers from Berlin,
~ Andrea and Daniela

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