WHAT SHE DID

Katie used left­over shelv­ing with a dec­o­ra­tive routed edge for her stained bases, but wood planks with flat edges would work, too.

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MA­TE­RI­ALS

■ Wooden crates (3)

■ Doors (3) and shelves (3), ¼" ply­wood cut to fit

■ Shelf sup­ports (12), ¼" square dowel cut into 1" lengths

■ White paint

■ Bases (4), 2×10 cut to fit

■ Wood stain

■ 1¼" wood screws

■ Cab­i­net knobs (3)

■ Alu­minum house num­bers (6)

■ Brads (12)

■ Cab­i­net hinges (6)

■ Mag­netic door latches (3)

■ Fur­ni­ture an­chor

TOOLS

■ Paint­brush

■ Foam stain brush ■ Drill and drill bits ■ Wood glue

■ Small clamps

1PAINT

AND STAIN

Paint crates, top left, doors, and shelf sup­ports white. Stain bases and shelves.

2BUILD

A STACK

Screw bases and crates to­gether, top right.

3PREP

DOORS

Drill holes for knobs and house num­bers. Screw on knobs, and glue on num­bers. Fake the look of screws on the num­bers by glu­ing dec­o­ra­tive brads into the drilled holes.

4ATTACH

DOORS

Screw one side of hinge to crate. Be­cause the ply­wood is thin, use glue to se­cure the other side to the door. Clamp un­til glue dries, above left. Re­peat for each hinge.

Glue mag­netic latches to the doors and crates.

5INSTALL

SHELVES

Glue four sup­ports in­side each crate 5 inches from the top, above right.

6SECURE

TO WALL

For safety, mount the unit to the wall with a fur­ni­ture an­chor.

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