Mudroom Built-In: Stop Clutter at the Door
Learn the fundamentals of built-in furniture with this stylish storage unit
Synopsis: This mudroom unit features a base cabinet topped with open locker-type cabinets. The base cabinet has a lift-lid section for stowing out-of-season items like winter boots. The upper cabinets have fixed shelves and hooks for jackets. The construction is simple: maple plywood cases with walnut face frames and applied frame-and-panel assemblies. Most of the piece can be constructed in the shop and assembled on site for a built-in unit that will not only look good and organize your life, but can also add value to your home.
An enclosed porch or mudroom can help keep dirt and snow from reaching the living areas of your house. It’s also a great place to stow stuff you’d rather not have cluttering the kitchen or family room: boots, shoes, book bags, sports gear, and the like. But without designated storage areas, a mudroom becomes a minefield. An elegant solution is to make…