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I was wondering if anyone has attempted to place a LILLÅNGEN Cabinet inside the walls in between studs? The width of this cabinet seems to fit within the typical 16 inch space of studs.


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Thanks for any help!

~ by Cheryl


Hi Cheryl

I’ve not seen it done with a LILLÅNGEN cabinet but I believe, it can be done if the space between the studs and the depth of the dry wall allow for it.

As an example, here’s how Peter inserted the BRIMNES wardrobe into a nook under the stair. 

BRIMNES built in closetGood luck on the project and let us know how it turns out.

Happy hacking,



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