three drawer dresser

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jaimecostiglio added on 12/16/2015

A three drawer dresser with three open cubby shelves. Intended as a large nightstand between to bed for a shared bedroom but can be used as a stand along dresser or behind a sofa, etc.

Directions

Follow the steps below to complete this project.

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Dimensions

Overall dimensions 66"w x 22 1/2"d x 28"h

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Step 1: top

Attach the top boards using wood glue, pocket holes and 1 1/4" pocket hole screws. Keep boards flush to form one smooth surface. Once all boards are attached measure the width to confirm 22 1/2" before cutting plywood sheets for remaining steps as 1x5 boards can vary in width.

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Step 2: sides

Attach sides to underside of top using wood glue, pocket holes and 1 1/4" pocket hole screws.

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Step 3: cubby shelf

Attach cubby shelf to sides using wood glue, pocket holes and 1 1/4" pocket hole screws.

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Step 4: cubby dividers

Attach cubby dividers using countersunk 2" wood screws from underneath and 2" finish nails from the top.

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Step 5: drawer dividers

Attach drawer dividers to shelf using wood glue, pocket holes and 1 1/4" pocket hole screws.

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Step 6: drawer supports

Attach drawer supports using wood glue, pocket holes and 1 1/4" pocket hole screws.

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Step 7: drawer box

Construct drawer box using wood glue, pocket holes and 1 1/4" pocket hole screws.

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Step 8: drawer base

Attach base to drawer using wood glue and countersunk 1 1/4" screws.

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Step 9: drawer front

Cut out drawer front handle pull as per sketch.

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Step 10: drawer front

Attach drawer glides as per hardware instructions. Put drawer front in place with wood glue and finish nails then remove drawer and secure front to box using countersunk 1 1/4" wood screws from interior.

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Step 11: backing

Attach backing to unit using wood glue and 3/4" finish nails.

Tools Used:

Materials Required:

Wood Products:

(2) 3/4" Thick, Full Sheet, Plywood  
(5) 1x5, 72", Board  
(2) 1x6, 96", Board  
(1) 1x8, 72", Board  
(1) 1/4" Thick, Full Sheet, Plywood  

Hardware/Supplies:

Parts/Cut List:

(5) top, 1x5 @ 66"  
(1) cubby shelf, 3/4" x 22 1/2" x 64 1/2"  
(2) sides, 3/4" x 22 1/2" x 27 1/4"  
(5) dividers & drawer support, 3/4" x 22 1/2" x 21"  
(2) cubby dividers, 3/4" x 22 1/2" x 5 1/2"  
(1) backing, 1/4" x 66" x 14 1/2"  
(3) drawer fronts, 1x8 @ 20 3/4"  
(6) drawer sides, 1x6 @ 21 3/4"  
(6) drawer fronts & backs, 1x6 @ 18 1/4"  
(3) drawer base, 1/4"x 21 3/4" x 19 3/4"  

Extras:

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