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CREATE YOUR OWN FURNITURES

Build a niche


This tutorial shows

how to build a niche in a new or existing plasterboard wall

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As there is no need for a rear wall, a complete metallic structure is created instead.
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3D View

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Create shapes F, G, K and L by assembling small and long Kinook blocks as per picture above.

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Cut the metallic C-studs at the desired dimension for your nook.
Create the lower portion of the metallic structure with your F, G, K, and L shapes and studs.

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Verify levels. When correct, fix the nook's bottom panel, and the wall panel underneath the nook.


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Build the metallic structure.

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Verify levels. When correct, crimp small metallic tracks (yellow on picture) to secure the structure and to create a support for the vertical panels.
Install a panel on the side of the nook.


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Check levels. When correct, fix the vertical panels inside the nook.
Install the remaining two vertical studs at the top of the nook.

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Install the remaining panels.

TIP: Apply some acrylic wall sealant on the edge of each panel before assembling. Remove excess when assembled.


Needed Kinook blocks:
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download the plan

See also
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Angle niche

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Niche with a rear wall

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Create a niche in an existing partition wall