Published on May 3rd, 2013 | by Jules Yap


EXPEDIT Cat Litter Box


Change the 2 short boards with the long one in the middle
Drill 4 new holes in the side walls for the long board

Cut a passage on the left or right
Get a piece of wood in the color u like for the cover
For the shovel storage take a piece of the cutting board DRÄLLA and 2 long screws


~ Trisu, Switzerland

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11 Responses to EXPEDIT Cat Litter Box

  1. Vera Marques says:

    Hello , I love the idea for cat litter with the expedit.
    I want to do one as well but I have some doubts:
    where I can find the doors? and if it possible to put come drawers above the doors? does ikea have it?

    thank you

  2. Kris says:

    The instructions say, “Get a piece of wood in the color u like for the cover” so you paint it to match the shelf or as an accent color and then install it.

  3. Mandy says:

    I have been trying to find out which product to use, as well. What I would do is use this product: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/50103086/#/70103085 , and I would try to customize it to match what this looks like. I would obviously need to add doors to it, but it seems that this may be the best option.

  4. Mike says:

    I am disappointed the author is not checking back. The only Expedit shelves I have seen are square of equal 13″, that is not what is above. I love the look of this cabinet. If anyone has any links to the product, I’d love a note. (nwdcam – at – gmail(dot)com.)

  5. hana says:

    Hey Great hack!
    What did you use for the doors?

  6. dinnae says:

    where are the pictures?? am i the only one that is seeing missing pictures?

  7. Jens says:


    please tell us what was used for the door- want to do the same cat litter!

  8. tina says:

    Hi – I have a question about the expedit cat litter – what was used for the door?

  9. Stéphane de PamETStéphane says:

    I wish I can do the same
    Where do you found the doors ?

  10. majeral says:

    I clean my cats book everyday , once in morning before leaving the house and then before bedtime.
    I wash it once a week. I only use Fresh Step.

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