Can I add a Lazy Susan to an existing cabinet?

To install a lazy susan in an existing corner cabinet, you’ll need a pencil and a screw gun to mark measurements and tighten a few screws. If you buy an entire kit, the installation will be easier and include needed items like brackets, an extension pole, pins, and the actual shelves.

How does a Lazy Susan cabinet work?

A lazy Susan consists of two or three shelves that rotate around a center pole, which, if not properly aligned, can prevent the doors from closing or the shelves from smoothly rotating. You can adjust a lazy Susan cabinet pole in a few minutes with some hand tools. Remove the items from the lazy Susan shelves.

What do you store in a Lazy Susan cabinet?

In terms of what to store, a Lazy Susan is perfect for frequently used supplies like spices, sugars and coffee or tea sweeteners, or other general food stores. Its rotating design allows for easy access, eliminating the need to pore through various containers and create a mess to find a given item.

How hard is it to replace a Lazy Susan?

A Lazy Susan is a convenient way to store items while making them highly accessible. Eventually a Lazy Susan will wear down from the weight of heavy objects and years of use. Replacing the Lazy Susan assembly in a cabinet is not difficult with the correct tools and hardware.

Is it hard to install a Lazy Susan?

A Lazy Susan Install Isn’t Easy for Anyone It’s not easy working inside the corner cabinets where you want to put a lazy susan. You have to get the trays and pole hardware into the cabinet, and you may not be able to get as big (tray diameter) a lazy susan as you could when buying the cabinets.

How do you measure for a Lazy Susan corner cabinet?

When deciding what size lazy susan you need for your cabinet, you need to measure the inside depth of the cabinet from the back wall to just inside the door frame. Then, measure the inside width of the cabinet from left to right.

How much space do you need for a corner base cabinet?

Corner wall cabinets typically require 24” or more of space out of each corner. Base corner cabinet space requirements can range from 33” to 42” out of each corner. Blind corner cabinets utilize the standard 24” of depth, but need a minimum width of 39”.

What can I use instead of a lazy Susan?


  • Corner Drawers: This is definitely your most expensive option, but probably the most ergonomic solution for your corner.
  • Corner Recycle Centre: It sounds crazy, but consider the triple corner recycling centre if you are looking for another option.
  • Super Susan: What is a Super Susan?

How do you make your own Lazy Susan?

how to make a lazy Susan. Spray an even coat of paint onto front and back of each pizza pan. Allow to dry completely. Place one pizza pan face up onto scrapbook paper, trace around the bottom then cut out. Adhere the cutout onto the pan using Mod Podge and allow to dry. Add a protective layer of Mod Podge to the top of the scrapbook paper circle.

What are the dimensions of a lazy Susan?

This type of lazy susan comes in diameters ranging from 16 to 32 inches (40.64 cm to 81.28 cm), so it fits most size cabinets. The full round lazy susan is sold in either polymer , wire or wood, with dependent, or independently, rotating shelves.

How does a lazy Susan work?

A lazy Susan is an addition to a table that is designed to assist in moving food from one person to another while dining. This is accomplished through the use of a turntable, which usually moves the food in a circular pattern when pushed by those at the table. In this way, the food never has to be picked up and passed around the table.

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