Turning 5th wheel into workshop/craft room

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We are turning our trailer into a workshop/craft room and I need ideas for very inexpensive ways to build a desk work table across the rear of trailer wrapping around.
q turning 5th wheel into workshop craft room, craft rooms, crafts, home improvement, Over 1 2 of back side Left side same as this picture
Over 1/2 of back side. Left side same as this picture.
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  • Paul Paul on Aug 02, 2015
    Hollow core doors work great,I have made a lot for my wife and granddaughter cover with oil cloth and staple on the backside.Use blocks or cubes on each end,cubes work well for added storage.
  • Darla Darla on Aug 02, 2015
    If you can get some old kitchen base cabinets cheap or free, you can use them for your workbench base. I did that, and there is a space between them where I put scrap wood.
  • Lori T Lori T on Aug 02, 2015
    Yeah and a lazy susan cabinet would work great g or the corners S
  • C C on Aug 02, 2015
    Get two used standard 2 drawer filing cabinets (both same size) for storage on each end and buy an inexpensive piece of laminated kitchen counter (has backsplash attached) at Home Depot or Lowes. Lots of colors and lengths to choose from. It's just the right depth and height for a work table/desk with a nice rounded finished edge in front and will create a sitting area between the file cabinets where you can tuck a chair into and give you leg room. The counters sit just perfect on top so you can still open the top drawer of the file cabinets. If you need a smaller length, they will usually cut them for you free. Gives a nice clean finished look and is cheap, fast and easy. Love your idea to turn a trailer into a hobby room!
  • Mcgypsy9 Mcgypsy9 on Aug 02, 2015
    Go to Habitat for Humanity, you will find all kinds of cabinets and counter tops, hollow core and solid core doors...all super cheap! Usually all are in very good condition as well.
  • Darla Darla on Aug 03, 2015
    If you have a Freecycle group or ReStore in your area, you might find them there.
  • Annette Pugh Casanova Annette Pugh Casanova on Aug 03, 2015
    Thank you Darla but we don't have either of those in our area.
  • Carolyn Carolyn on Aug 10, 2015
    you are so lucky; what a great plan
  • Cathy Ducheneaux Cathy Ducheneaux on Mar 26, 2018
    How did your project turn out?
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