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Build a Marconi Media Console


Free Plans to Build a Marconi Media Console

If I needed a new media console,I would definitely add the free plans to build a Marconi media console to my list! I love the modular look and clean lines! This would be so fabulous painted in a bright color with stenciled doors or equally awesome in a weathered finish!

free plans to build a marconi media console_Copy

Materials:

  • 1-1/4” pocket hole screws
  • 1-1/4” brad nails
  • 3 sets of non-mortise hinges
  • 3 cabinet pulls
  • Edge banding, optional
  • Finishing supplies

Lumber:

  • 3 sheets of ¾” plywood

 Cut List:

  • 3 – ¾” plywood at 18” x 20” – Sides & Middle Divider
  • 2 – ¾” plywood at 20” x 27-3/4” – Dividers
  • 8 – ¾” plywood at 3-1/2” x 18-1/2” – Shelf Supports
  • 4 – ¾” plywood at 13-1/2” x 20” – Shelves
  • 8 – ¾” plywood at 3-1/2” x 13-1/2” – Kick Plates
  • 6 – ¾” plywood at 1-1/2” x  13-1/2” – Stretchers
  • 2 – ¾” plywood at 1-1/2” x  27-3/4” – Stretchers
  • 3 – ¾” plywood at 1-1/2” x  18-1/2” – Cleats
  • 3 – ¾” plywood at 14-1/4” x 20” – Tops
  • 1 – ¾” plywood at 20” x 29-1/4” – Tops
  • 1 – ¼” plywood at 14-1/2” x 14-3/4” – Back
  • 1 – ¼” plywood at 14-3/4” x 28-3/4” – Back
  • 3 – ¾” plywood at 12” x 13-1/4” – Doors

free plans to build a marconi media console

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Step One

Cut the pieces for the sides, dividers, and shelf supports. Secure the shelf supports to the bottom of each piece (and both sides of each taller divider as well as the middle divider) then secure using glue and 1-1/4” brad nails. Allow ¾” on each side of the supports for the kick plates.

free plans to build a marconi media console_Sides & Supports 

Step Two

Cut the pieces for the shelves. Secure to the top of the supports using glue and 1-1/4” brad nails.

free plans to build a marconi media console_Shelves 

Step Three

Cut the pieces for the kick plates. Secure to both the front and the back using glue and 1-1/4” brad nails.

free plans to build a marconi media console_Kick Plates

Step Four

Cut the pieces for the stretchers and drill pocket holes in each end. Position as shown, then secure using glue and 1-1/4” pocket hole screws. 

free plans to build a marconi media console_Stretchers

Step Five

Cut the pieces for the cleats. Secure as shown using glue and 1-1/4” brad nails.

free plans to build a marconi media console_Cleats 

Step Six

Cut the pieces for the tops. Position as shown, then secure using glue and 1-1/4” brad nails.

free plans to build a marconi media console_Tops 

Step Seven

Cut the pieces for the backs. Position as shown, then secure using glue and 1-1/4” brad nails.

free plans to build a marconi media console_Backs 

Step Eight

Cut the pieces for the doors. There will be a 1/8” gap around all sides of the door. Install the hinges according to the manufacturer’s instructions, then install the cabinet pulls.

free plans to build a marconi media console_Doors

Finish as desired!

The free plans to build a Marconi media console are great for a beginner… They are easy to construct and will help you complete a fabulous piece of furniture in no time! Have a request for a plan? Contact me at cher {at} designsbystudioc {dot} com or designsbystudioc {at} gmail {dot} com. I would love to create a plan for you!

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Originally posted 2013-06-24 08:00:13.

Designs by Studio C is your DIY connection to How-To information, DIY projects and free furniture plans. Have questions about the plans? Contact me at cher@designsbystudioc.com!