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Old 05-27-2015, 02:28 AM   #1
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Doors for storage areas

My Apex Nano 193BHS has lots of storage, including under the dinette booths and the queen bed. The problem is, in order to access those storage areas I have to lift up the mattress/cushions then lift the plywood up.

Looks like there is plenty of room on the inboard side of these storage areas to install doors. But the wood used for the sides of the storage comparments is just thin paneling. Any ideas or photos for how to add doors to these storage compartments for easier access?

Sorry if I wasn't able to communicate this correctly. I can add photos if that would help.

Thanks all!!!
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Old 05-27-2015, 06:18 AM   #2
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2x2s for frame around the opening in the paneling & some kitchen cabinet doors not overly hard. Many campers have this go to an RV dealer to see how other RVs are done. Making or finding the doors is the harder part a cabinet shop could make some for a $.

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Old 05-27-2015, 06:49 AM   #3
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Drawers under the Bed/Dinette uses Lots of space with the Slides and framing! Doors allow easy entry but you will need LONG arms to retrieve items in the back! Lifting lid for access Might be Best? Youroo!! PS 99% of the time you can order Matching Doors the right size & match from the Fac.
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Old 05-31-2015, 07:06 PM   #4
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Been there, done that. If you click the link in my signature you can look at the door and drawer mods. I added doors under the dinette seats using 1x2 framing to reinforce the paneling and ordered the doors from FR. Added a drawer under the sofa.
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I put an electric firplace in the bottom of the entertainment center and I used the doors that I took off for the access to the underside of the dinette seats. I did have to reenforce the frame of the seats after cutting the ends.

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Old 06-12-2015, 01:01 AM   #6
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I put an electric firplace in the bottom of the entertainment center and I used the doors that I took off for the access to the underside of the dinette seats. I did have to reenforce the frame of the seats after cutting the ends.

That is exactly what I was looking for, thank you!!! Now I know how to do this for my dinnette.
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