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10 Uses for Kitchen Cabinets Outside of the Kitchen

Garage Worktable

If there's one place where there's such a thing as too much storage, it's the garage. If you're tired of navigating towers of tool boxes or mountains of toy bins as you make a mad dash for the car, then it's time to create simplified, useful storage.

Repurposed kitchen cabinets are an ideal -- but often overlooked -- garage storage option. For this project, you can use either a base or upper cabinet. Attach industrial casters to the bottom corners of the cabinet to make it portable. Inside the cabinet, you can use the shelves to organize vehicle maintenance supplies or garden tools. Or you could remove the shelves for roomy vertical storage and create a dedicated space for sports supplies, such as baseball bats and tennis rackets. And, by adding a piece of medium-density fiberboard (MDF) or plywood to the top of the cabinet, it can double as a worktable [source: Salk].