- Brad nail gun
- Miter saw
- 1-1/2” angle aluminum (2’)
- 1-1/4” washer-head screws (8)
- 1" screws (16)
- 1x4 board (18’)
- 1x6 board (2’)
- 2’ x 4’ 1/2” plywood sheet
- 2” screws (24)
- Appliance rollers (2)
- Wood glue
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Under-Bed Storage Drawer Project Plans
Project step-by-step (5)
Build the Box
Drill countersunk holes and fasten the sides (B) to the ends (C) with wood glue and 2-in. screws. Attach the base (A) using the same method.
Locate and Fasten the Cleats
Mark the cleat (D) locations, 2 in. in from the front/back and 5 in. from each side. Place the cleats in position and trace them. Drill four clearance holes in each cleat outline. Glue the cleats and tack them in position with 1-in. nails. Flip the box over, countersink the clearance holes and then drill pilot holes into the cleats (D). Fasten the cleats with 1-in. screws. Plus: Check out some soothing decorating ideas for bedrooms here.
Attach the Rollers
Separate the halves of the appliance rollers. Drill two clearance holes into each half of the roller with a sacrificial board underneath. Clamp the rollers to the cleats (D) and fasten with 1-1/4-in. washer-head screws.
Attach the Drawer Front
Drill six screw clearance holes through one box end. Clamp the drawer front (E) to the box end with a 1/2-in. spacer underneath. Drill pilot holes into the drawer front, and then attach it with 1-1/4-in. washer-head screws.
Install the Handle
Drill four evenly spaced clearance holes in the handle (F), and then clamp it to the top edge of the drawer front. Drill pilot holes into the drawer front and fasten with 1-1/4-in. washer-head screws. Next, check out 12 ingenious bedroom furniture ideas.