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How to build a (fake) laundry chute in your bedroom

This is an easy trick you can apply to almost any kind of carcass to add a fake laundry chute.

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In our bedroom we built a small cabinet for jewelry (in the top) and dirty laundry (on the bottom.

In our bedroom we built a small cabinet for jewelry (in the top) and dirty laundry (on the bottom.

There is a hatch that appears to be a laundry chute.

There is a hatch that appears to be a laundry chute.

In fact we just did not install a shelf between the top and the bottom hatch.

In fact we just did not install a shelf between the top and the bottom hatch.

We used a drawer in the bottom so you can simply slide out the dirty laundry when it is full.

We used a drawer in the bottom so you can simply slide out the dirty laundry when it is full.

You can do this in any closet, cabinet or shelf as long as you get a drawer and two drawer fronts that match the width of the frames.

You can do this in any closet, cabinet or shelf as long as you get a drawer and two drawer fronts that match the width of the frames.

The tricky part was to find these hinges in the hardware store. My advice: Save this photo and show it to a salesperson.

The tricky part was to find these hinges in the hardware store. My advice: Save this photo and show it to a salesperson.

Happy building!

Happy building!

  • 1.0 drawer
  • 2.0 drawer fronts
  • 2.0 hinges