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Published on February 12th, 2014 | by Naomi C


Modern Expedit to Vintage Printer’s Cabinet


I love the look of those vintage printers drawer units. But, who actually has a bunch of flat things to store?! I already had a couple Expedit units in white and decided “what better way to break in my new miter saw but an Ikea hack on these buggers?!”



I framed out the Expedit units with 1×3′s adding an additional 1×4 on the bottom to help make the measurements fit better.

I made 14 cuts of 1x4s and attached them together with a 1×2 strips on the back side to create the look of drawers, but actually creating a large door.

I attached the door to the framed out Expedit units


I used cup pulls on each of the slats of 1x4s to add to the look of many drawers


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2 Responses to Modern Expedit to Vintage Printer’s Cabinet

  1. Eli says:

    It does look much better! How did you manage to match the color so well?

  2. About Fences says:

    It looks tremendous though. Thanks for sharing.

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