Is lack of space and clutter causing you distress? Well, here's a stylish remedy to cure all your design dilemmas.

 

What you'll need

Tools

• table saw 1346-634Spin Doctor

• drill 1240-062

• 1⁄4" drill bit 1243-853

• hammer 1030-929

• tape measure 1048-330

• mitre saw 1347-584

 

Materials

• 16" x 8' pine shelves (4)

• 31⁄16" crown moulding (2)

• 11⁄8" x 8' pine panel trim (2)

• 1" x 4" pine

• 24" x 48" plywood

• 1⁄4" x 12" x 48" cork 2573-567

• wood pegs (4) 8295-580Spin Doctor Side

• mirror 2533-385

• shelf supports (2 pkgs) 2542-662

• 2" finishing nails 2130-152

• 3⁄4" #8 wood screws (4) 2173-533

• wood glue 2020-191

• contact cement 2030-448

• swivel base 2310-680

• sandpaper 1061, 1078

• painter's tape 1670-001

 

Here's How

Cut:

  • 3 16" x 62" panels - back and sides
  • 3 16" x 171⁄2" pieces - top, bottom, and base
  • 4 153⁄4" x 15" pieces - shelves
  • 4 pieces of 1 x 4 to form a 16" x 171⁄2" rectangular frame
  • For adjustable shelf placement, drill rows of holes in each of the side panels 2" from the front edges and 3" from the rear edges at 2" intervals.
  1. Assemble the sides over the back panel with glue and nails.
  2. Glue and nail the top and bottom 16" x 171⁄2" pieces to the body of the cabinet.
  3. Cut the moulding to fit around the cabinet top. Glue and nail.
  4. Cut 1⁄4" plywood to cover the top to the outer edges of the moulding. Glue and nail.
  5. For the base, assemble a 1 x 4 frame that is 16" x 171⁄2". Complete the base by fastening the 16" x 171⁄2" top to the 1 x 4 frame.
  6. Cut and fasten the moulding to the base making it flush with the bottom edges.
  7. Sand surfaces, prime, and paint as desired. Paint colours shown: Cabinet: Cream of Wheat, Inside Cabinet: Unexpected.
  8. Assemble the swivel base to the cabinet and cabinet base according to instructions. Ensure the cabinet and base are centred and oriented in the 16" and 171⁄2" direction.
  9. After the turntable is installed, mount the 1⁄4" plywood cover over the bottom of the base and touch up paint as required.
  10. Insert shelf supports at the desired levels and install shelves.
  11. Cut cork to size and attach with contact cement. Cut pine panel trim for the corkboard; paint and nail in place. Touch up paint.
  12. Attach wood pegs to one side.
  13. Mask the mirror with tape and paint the mirror frame. Attach mirror to one side with wood screws for safety.
    Instructions


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