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BESTA Blanket and Pillow Chest

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 03:20 AM
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by Jules (noreply@blogger.com) last modified Oct 16, 2011



 

 


Materials:
* 1/2 Sheet of 3/4" MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) cut to size 4'x4'
* 4 Hinges about 2" wide
* 8 2" Wood screws
* Wood glue
* Paint (Water based enamel)

Tools Needed
* Drill
* Compound Miter Saw (or skill saw)
* Table Saw (or skill saw)
* Drill Bit (width of toothpick)
* Screw Driver Bit (to fit 2" wood screws)
* 2 Cabinetry Clamps adjustable to 36"
* Screw Driver (to fit screws on hinges)
* Set of Saw Horses * Paint brush (I used small roller)
Optional- If you choose to use skill saw in place of table saw.
* 2 Hand clamps
* Speed square to measure if you choose not to use table saw.
* Straight edge to clamp to wood while cutting. Needs to be about 48"


Description:
Purchased BESTA Bench, white. 50% off (Scratch and Dent) Now: $35.00

Product dimensions
Width: 47 1/4 "
Depth: 19 1/4 "
Height: 10 1/4 "
* Took off leveling legs.
* Took out shelves.
* Removed Flimsy back board.

Directions
* Begin measurements on 3/4" MDF
Use pencil to layout measurements of all pieces in advance. They will all fit on 4'x4' sheet of MDF.

Measure out (toe kick)on the 3/4" MDF
* 2-4.5"x 46.25"
* 2-4.5"x 11.3/16"

Measure out (Lids/top)on the 3/4" MDF
* 1-2.5"x 47.1/4"
* 1-12.7/8"x 47.1/4"


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