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8 inspiring cabinet projects

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Practical and versatile, cabinets are indispensable to any home. They serve many purposes, including storing essentials, displaying collectibles and hiding clutter. Cabinets can also help transform a room, adding character while maximising space and storage.


Get inspired by these clever cabinet projects shared by the Bunnings Workshop community members and let us know if you need help with yours.


1. D.I.Y. drinks cabinet using cube and hairpin legs by @diycollection 


A terrific blend of style and functionality. Resourceful Workshop member Emily repurposed a basic cube and added a Pine moulding trim to create this stylish drinks cabinet. A set of hairpin legs add character to this statement piece, giving off a retro vibe.


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2. Glass-fronted overhead laundry cupboards by @JoeAzza 


A hit among the Workshop community, these laundry cabinets provide ample storage. Experienced contributor Joe also used Tasmanian Oaks and Broadline glass for a more elegant look.  


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3. Workbench cabinets for organising tools by @fhk56 


Needing a home to store fasteners, fixings and other small tool parts, Frank expertly designed these custom timber storage units after obtaining inspiration from the Workshop community.


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4. Upcycled antique display cabinet by @Stuardo 


Stuart’s family heirloom makeover is a terrific example of how to modernise a dated cabinet. LED lights and a fresh coat of paint make for a more contemporary look, while new fittings help in keeping it functional.


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5. Refurbished timber cabinet by @KMP 


In this stunning upcycle project, creative Workshop member KMP added a Tasmanian Oak top and removed the cabinet’s centre drawers to transform it into a sleek TV unit.


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6. Power tool cabinets and workspace on wheels by @Arcc 


This budget-friendly mobile storage cabinet was built using repurposed wood from crates and pallets.

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7. Storage cabinet using scrap timber by @kel 


Featuring multi-sized drawers and cupboard spaces, this entertainment cabinet is not only a great storage solution, but also a striking piece of furniture. Creative Workshop member Judy used scrap pieces of timber and created an interesting effect by combining blocks of different colours, grains and knots.


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8. Recycled timber barbecue cabinet by @She_Skills 


Meg’s industrial-style barbecue cabinet is handy for those wanting a more organised and clutter-free area while they cook. She added a stainless-steel top from a food preparation bench to make the cabinet more functional.


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Need more inspiration?


For more cleverly designed storage solutions, check out our Top 10 most popular storage projects.


Please let us know if we can help with your cabinet – we'd love to help you get a fantastic result that meets your needs.


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