Built ins around fireplace cost

3/4′′ thick building materials are standard. I rarely create a cabinet or built-in wider than 32 inches, and that is with a face frame to add a little extra strength to the board length span.
It’s logical to consider built-ins if you just need more storage, exhibition space, or space to house equipment.
They’re strong, can hold a lot of weight, and will almost certainly increase the value of your property. Built-ins, on the other hand, can become a problem if they aren’t situated properly.
Also Know how deep built-in bookcases should be. Most shelves are built to be 11 to 12 inches deep, but here’s where you can get creative: Take a chance!
Expense breakdown Materials: Oak wood will set you back $1000-$1500. The cost of custom cabinetry ranges from $500 to $1200 per linear foot. Carpenters charge an average of $70 per hour for their services. The construction of this project will take three to five days (24-40 labour hours, total cost $1680-$2800).

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Cabinetry that is built-in is wonderful! It’s tailored to your specifications, durable enough to last generations, and beautifully finished (provided you work with a skilled finish carpenter). However, built-ins are often more expensive than off-the-shelf, ready-made, manufactured choices.
Is it worthwhile to invest in custom built-ins? And how much more do they really cost?
Obviously, every project is different, but to give you an idea of the differences, I collaborated with Aaron from The Creative Carpenter to put together a cost and value comparison between this ready-made Ballard Designs kitchen banquette seating set and a comparable custom built-in:
The banquette set from Ballard Designs cost around $2500. (plus tax and shipping). Some ready-made things require assembly, but these are sent fully assembled (yay!).
If you had something similar built by a finish carpenter in the Seattle region, it would cost around $6800… give or take. That’s around two-and-a-half times the cost of the off-the-shelf choice. Keep in mind that I’m not comparing apples to apples: the bespoke option we’re comparing features drawer storage rather than top-load storage like the Ballard Designs Banquette.

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