How to replace lazy Susan in a corner cabinet?

Unquestionably, having a lazy susan corner cabinet is one of the most convenient ways to store your items. Due to the lazy Susan’s design that enables it to rotate around an axis, items stored in a lazy Susan corner cabinet becomes highly accessible. However, a lazy Susan might wear down after a prolonged period of usage due to the heavy weight of stored objects. Therefore, a lazy Susan replacement might be necessary at times. If you want to replace a lazy Susan in a corner cabinet, consider using the following procedure.

Chapter 1: Tools required while replacing a lazy Susan corner cabinet

For you to successfully replace a lazy Susan in a corner cabinet, you need a screwdriver, a power drill that is equipped with a 1/8-inch drilling bit, two lazy Susan mounts, Lazy Susan shaft assembly, lazy Susan shelves, wood screws, and a pencil.

Chapter 2: How to remove an old lazy Susan in a corner cabinet

Step 1

Having removed all items from the shelves of a lazy Susan, you need to get rid of screws used to secure the old Susan’s top mount in the corner cabinet.

Step 2

Secondly, you need to remove the entire lazy Susan’s assembly from the corner cabinet. Gently pulling the old lazy Susan’s assembly to towards yourself will make it easier for you to lift the assembly in question.

Step 3

Lastly, you need to remove the screws used to secure the old lazy Susan’s bottom mount. Secondly, you will be required to remove the bottom mount and clear any debris that might have accumulated in the cabinet.

Chapter 3: How to install a lazy Susan in a corner cabinet

Step 1

First,  place a lazy Susan mount at the bottom of the corner cabinet where the old mount was fitted. Using a pencil, mark the location where the new screw holes will be placed.

Step 2

Secondly, you will be required to make pilot holes on the bottom of the corner cabinet where you had made the pencil marks. A power drill that has a 1/8-inch drilling bit will be essential in making the holes.

Step 3

Securing the lazy Susan mount in position at the bottom of the corner cabinet is the next step. 1-inch wood screws can be used to secure.

Step 4

A lazy Susan mount should then be positioned at the top of the corner cabinet, where the old one was placed. The location marks for the new screw holes should then be made using a pencil, and pilot holes bored.

Step 5

Subsequently, the new lazy Susan shelves should be put into the shaft assembly of the lazy Susan.

Step 6

In this step, you will position the lazy Susan’s shaft assembly bottom into the bottom mount previously screwed to the corner cabinet. Then, you will be required to position the top lazy Susan mount on top of the shaft assembly in question. Lastly, put the entire unit in the corner cabinet and secure the mount in position at the top of the corner cabinet. 1-inch wood screws should be used to attach the mount.

In conclusion

Sometimes it might be a little bit complex to replace a lazy Susan in a corner cabinet successfully. However, if you are considering replacing one, the above guide will be helpful.  

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