Gary Striegler

Recently I built a home for clients who had a large dining room hutch. The hutch would only fit along one wall of the room, but the plans called for a closet door on that wall. As much as they loved their furniture, they just couldn't give up the closet.

As a compromise, we located the closet access in the entrance hallway. But adding a door in the most public part of the house wasn't the most visually appealing solution. So we decided to build a pivoting cabinet that would serve as a door. In our past attempts to create hidden spaces, after a lot of fussing, the cabinets would only work well...

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