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Old 09-26-2020, 02:39 AM   #1
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Removed the Accolade's couch

In our Accolade we had a couch that sat in front of the TV and with just the 2 of us was not needed. We decided that we have a better use for that space.

The first step was to remove the couch. The bottom front panel lifted off and I was able to get the couch out by removing 4 screws. I then removed the arms from the couch to get it out the door and into our storage room.

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Next I built a box to fill the back side of the space. The box was built using fiber board since it is not visible with the finished product.

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I then installed 2 12 x 30 cabinets for storage and attached two 1x12 Poplar boards to provide a flat mounting surface.

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I then attached 3 cat crates to the cabinets and secured then to the cabinets using roof truss tie down straps.

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Old 09-26-2020, 02:42 AM   #2
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Removed the Accolade's couch

To finish the project I installed door knobs for the cabinets and attached a 1x24x48 project board that had been sitting in the garage for a year.
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Old 09-26-2020, 03:21 AM   #3
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Looks great! Such a great idea.
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Old 09-26-2020, 11:50 AM   #4
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Great idea! And if the cat crates arenít needed I assume could go taller cabinets and counter top. Nice!
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Old 09-26-2020, 01:15 PM   #5
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Great idea! And if the cat crates arenít needed I assume could go taller cabinets and counter top. Nice!
The two options for us were the cat crates or an electric fireplace with cabinets and counter. The cats won out because we want the dinette back and the couch to us was useless.
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Old 09-26-2020, 03:09 PM   #6
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Very nice adaptation to your personal needs! Iím always impressed with the creativity and craftsmanship of some of our members.
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Old 09-26-2020, 03:21 PM   #7
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Impressive design and construction!
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Old 09-26-2020, 04:00 PM   #8
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Looks great and has given me more ideas on our 5th wheel.
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Old 09-30-2020, 01:45 AM   #9
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I received a couple of inquiries on how I secured the crates to the cabinets. Each strap has 3 screws per half on the finished project.

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Old 10-13-2020, 02:54 AM   #10
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The cats riding along

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Old 10-13-2020, 02:29 PM   #12
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Great looking finished project.


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