Published on December 28th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Buffet Expedit


I took a “16 boxes EXPEDIT”, and turned it to a buffet. I didn’t put the 2 top racks on their places but I replaced them in other boxes (photo #1) with cleats (#2) to create smaller compartments where I can arrange CD or other stuff.

On the top, the left large place became a bar (#3). I just added a metal part (covered with adhesive wood grain) (#4 & #5) on one of the door to fill the hole (#6). Change the doorknobs into GLIRA and that’s it!

~ Noëlle, Bourg en Bresse, France

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3 Responses to Buffet Expedit

  1. Anonymous says:

    Where do you get the cleats? and what are they?

  2. Doug says:

    My Expedit is a few years old, do you think it will be safe to dismantle and make these changes?

  3. Anonymous says:

    This is awesome. I’m thinking about doing this to mine as well. I need larger spaces for my things.

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