Published on July 8th, 2014 | by peters1
Besta tilt out hamper
I was searching for a solution to create a built in hamper. The Besta cabinets turned out to be the perfect size!
I used a double Besta cabinet on the bottom and added a smaller unit on top to create a more playful look.
I attached the doors using flap hinges. I had to drill holes for the hinges that were deep enough to make sure the door wouldn’t stick out above the cabinet. This allowed me to put a drawer in the upper section.
I attached braking joints to keep the door from falling on my toes… These joints also make sure the doors stay open in any position.
I attached 4 wire hampers inside the doors.
And finally I added some magnets to make sure the doors close perfectly.
I now have a good way to sort my laundry and the hampers can be removed easily so I can take them to the laundry room.
The finished cabinet.
One door open showing 2 hampers. Both doors open reveal 4 hampers.
The magnet that allows the doors to stay closed.
A closer look a the breaking joints.