Expedit roomdivider

Published on August 19th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Expedit-passage, room divider

Materials:  Expedit 5×5 & 2×2

Description: The 4 edges of the 5×5 (horizontal and vertical became the posts and the top and bottom was constructed with the edges of the 2×2. It is the split / gate between 2 of our rooms.


The second photo shows the gate with view on a normal Expedit 5×5, the rest are the hacks.

~ Jan Courtois, België

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Jules Yap

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6 Responses to Expedit-passage, room divider

  1. Nick Austin says:

    Very smart. Looks well finished.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Simple but a great entranceway idea. Very cool!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Great idea if you and everyone else who uses it is very short. I’m six feet tall… those 5x5s are several inches short of six feet. I can already tell I’d hit my head every time I walked through. Also, make sure the arch is structurally secure before you install these – the hollow Expedit sections will not support any weight the way a true post will.

  4. i like it very much! you could put some more picture!! :)

  5. Anonymous says:

    Hmmm…need more details! This would be perfect for my little place — needs more of a seperation of space. Where did the 2×2 pieces go exactly? I’m assuming the a 2×2 side was used at the top and bottom of each of the 2×5 areas, but how’d you get the additional piece for the top of the passageway? Or is it just painted to match? Confused.

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