Overhead laundry cupboards
Workshop member Joe created these impressive overhead laundry cupboards using Tasmanian Oak doors and Broadline glass.
Transfer the measurements from the wall to the cabinet, measuring up from the floor. Mark out the centre point for each pipe. Select a hole saw to fit each pipe, then cut out the holes at your marks. When you drill the hole for the electrical wires make sure the size is small enough for the power socket to cover it.
Asbestos, lead-based paints and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber are health hazards you need to look out for when renovating older homes. These substances can easily be disturbed when renovating and exposure to them can cause a range of life-threatening diseases and conditions including cancer. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page.
When following our advice in our D.I.Y. videos, make sure you use all equipment, including PPE, safely by following the manufacturer’s instructions. Check that the equipment is suitable for the task and that PPE fits properly. If you are unsure, hire an expert to do the job or talk to a Bunnings Team Member.