Modify pantry type cabinet

I need a pantry type cabinet that is only 12" deep for some extra storage. Lowes has a REI Estate Storage cabinet that is perfect except it is 16 3/4 deep. Is it possible to cut the panels, top and bottom to 12"? I could then drill holes for the shelf supports. I am wondering if its possible to do this and still have it be stable.
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On another note, my fridge cabinet is 12" deep and needs to be 25" deep to make it look more built in. Its made as part of a unit with two other wall cabinets...not three cabinets screwed together, but one custom cabinet. Could I cut the fridge part out, then asseble it with plywood end panels that are 25" deep and hang the doors on the front? I need to reuse the doors so they match. ANy ideas?
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On 19 Nov 2006 18:54:14 -0800, snipped-for-privacy@gleasonroad.com wrote:

You should be able to cut the cabinet for depth and either re-use the back or just fasten a new back. Depending on how the cabinet is built (ie particle board) you may have to add some blocking to help hold the back on.

I think this could be done. It would be more difficult and again, success might depend on how the cabinet is constructed. Also remember that new side(s) of the refrigerator cabinet will need to be finished to match.
Mike O.
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Thanks so much for your response. I am going to give this a shot with the pantry type cabinet and then also with the fridge cabinet. If it doesn't work I was planning to order a new fridge cabinet, but at $750, I thought I would try to reuse what I have. Luckily my cabinets are painted and I have the paint, so the sides should be able to be finished to match.
Thanks again!
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