DIY Washing Machine and Dryer Pedestal

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Space in your home isn’t just a fad that designers or architects blab about in articles and presentations. The room in your home where you can achieve more space than usually thought of is a pleasant surprise and a constant desire. The DIY washing machine and dryer pedestal manages to give a small amount of that: space where you wouldn’t expect! Besides that, a piece of this helpful furniture will add to the ergonomic status of the above-mentioned appliances. In order to complete a piece like the one you see in the picture, which will cost a decent amount of money in the supermarket or furniture store, you have to grab the following tools and materials: a saw, a sander, drill or hammer, 3/4″ or thicker Plywood, some 2by4 Wood, glossy paint and screws or nails. Follow the step by step tutorial and your washing machine and dryer will soon be working on a pedestal.

 

 

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Washing Machine and Dryer Pedestal – Materials & Instructions

 

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9 Responses to “DIY Washing Machine and Dryer Pedestal”

  1. pattiemelt says:

    If you’ve ever watched a washing machine (especially front-loader) spin, you’ll see that there is a lot of side-to-side movement. You need to add supports across the bottom (front-to-back & side-to-side) to help stabilize the pedestals.

  2. Sherri says:

    Haven’t opened up the instructions yet but are they secured to the pedestals in any way?

  3. C.A. Jinkerson says:

    Build your own pedestal is great idea & obviously more economical. BUT, the gas can on top of the water heater is not smart . They’re risking the lives of the people in that house. The gas can shouldn’t be in the house, especially in the same room with those appliances.

  4. Kathye says:

    Take a closer look….I think it’s a fire extinguisher and a detergent bottle.

  5. chris says:

    Haha Yea That’s a tide bottle.

  6. Coral says:

    i can’t find the plans for the pedestal that fits 3 laundry baskets under it and both washer and dryer on it.

  7. Meaghan Charlebois says:

    Don’t front loading machines need to be on concrete?

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