Create Easy Access to the Kitchen Corner Cabinets

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I had an awkward corner unit {2 cabinets} which was difficult to reach into the back and some space were not utilized. A quick fix and it cost us zero $$$
The finished {single} cabinet. We fixed the two doors together to form one L-shaped door.
The arrow points to previous "dead" space and the X's mark the sides we removed.
After removal of the sides - we added some filler pieces of Melamine and shifted the cabinet, on the right, against the cabinet on the left.
Self explanatory pic, I think ;-)
Only one handle to open the bigger single cabinet now. {the handle on the left is purely for visual effect}
With added under-shelf baskets I gained even more space and as you can see, it is being utilized 100%
Linda@With A Blast
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  • Ana1964997 Ana1964997 on Jan 23, 2016
    I worry that the weight of the two attached doors will put too much weight on the hinges and the doors will start sagging and finally not close correctly. I noticed this in some friends corner doors like this. Any idea how to avoid this?
  • Sabrina Sabrina on Feb 18, 2018

    After the removal board that separated the the area inside. How did you support the shelves. It's stated filler Melanie was used.

  • Lea59871938 Lea59871938 on Mar 10, 2022

    I have this situation. After you cut out the center post do you need to support it some way. We have granite countertops & they’re so heavy!

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  • Joann Crane Joann Crane on Aug 07, 2017

    What a wonderful idea. I wish I had known about this before I put in my new kitchen. I put a lazy susan in my corner and there is a lot of wasted space but I do enjoy not having to get on my knees to look for a pan. It is a wonderful idea thanks for sharing.

  • Debbie Debbie on Mar 16, 2019

    I had the same situation. I bought shelves and was able to stack the pans and lighten the load a bit. have fun...