Rout a plate groove in the middle shelf using a core box bit.

Fasten the bottom shelf to the peg board.

Fasten this assembly to the drawer Fasten the sides. They 're joined to the dividers and middle shelf, using biscuits shelves with biscuits, too. and nails.

Add the top. Using a nail gun makes assembly go fast.

Attach the back boards, which are thin pieces of tongue-and-groove paneling.

Nail the drawers. The sides are rabbeted into the front and back pieces.

9. Glue the wall cleat to the underside of the top. Then add the back boards (Photo 8 and H). I purchased this material, ready to go, at a home center, but you could make your own. When you install these pieces, leave at least a 1/16" gap between each tongue and the bottom of each groove. This space is necessary to allow these pieces to expand when the humidity is high. Each piece won't move much, but taken as a whole, the width of all the back boards could increase by as much as 1/2".

Build the drawers

10. Rip stock for the drawer fronts (J) and sides (K). Rip stock for the backs (L), which are 3/8" narrower. Trim the fronts to length, about 1/16" less than the actual drawer openings. Trim the backs 112" shorter than the fronts.

11. Cut grooves in the drawer fronts and sides for the drawer bottoms (M, Fig. A). Cut rabbets in the drawer fronts and sides. Drill holes for knobs (N) in the drawer fronts.

Fig. A Exploded View

Fig. A Exploded View

Fig. C Bottom Shelf

Cutting List

Overall Dimensions: 26" H x 42" I « 6-1/2" D

Fig. D Middle Shelf

Overall Dimensions: 26" H x 42" I « 6-1/2" D






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