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Build the Crates for the San Marcos Sideboard

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Plans to Build the Crates for the Napa Style Inspired San Marcos Sideboard

As promised, here are the plans for the crates to match the Napa Style Inspired San Marcos Sideboard.  The plans to build the crates for the Napa Style inspired San Marcos sideboard do not have to specifically be used for this table but can serve other organizing needs!

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Lumber:

  • 3 – 1×2 at 8′
  • 14-1×3 at 8′ (for six crates)
  • 1 – 2′ x 4′ sheet of 3/4″ plywood
  • 1 – 4′ x 4′ sheet of 3/4″ plywood

Materials:

  • 1-1/4″ screws
  • Wood glue
  • Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits)
  • Finishing supplies (primer & paint, or stain, sealer)

Cut List:

  • 6 – 3/4″ plywood at 16-1/2″ x 18-1/2″ – Crate Bottoms
  • 24 – 1×2 at 9-1/4″ – Posts
  • 36 – 1×3 at 18″ – Side Slats
  • 36 – 1×3 at 18-1/2″ – Side Slats

 

Plans to Build the Crates for the Napa Style Inspired San Marcos Sideboard

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Step One

Cut the pieces for the bottoms and the posts. Attach the posts to the bottoms as shown using glue and countersunk 1-1/4″ screws through the bottom into the ends of the posts.

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Step Two

Cut the pieces for the slats. Attach the longer slats first using glue and 1-1/4″ screws, then attach the shorter slats in the same manner.

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Finish as desired! If desired, handles can be added to the sides, as well as teflon feet to the bottom.

The crates can also serve many other uses – they can be stacked in a mudroom to corral shoes or pet supplies, used for craft storage, or even as a place to store books! Have any questions about the plans to build the crates for the Napa Style inspired San Marcos sideboard? Leave a comment below or contact me at cher {at} designsbystudioc {dot} com!

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