This Contemporary Cabinet takes only two and a half sheets of plywood, but you get lots of storage space on its deep shelves.
The wall unit gets both its good looks and its sturdiness from 3/4" oak plywood. All the joinery is tongue and groove, so building is fairly fast. And we've included special instructions and plans for a router jig to help you
cover the exposed edges of the plywood with solid-wood strips.
Build the Contemporary Cabinet with or without doors. All shelves but the center one are
CONSTRUCTION. We made our Contemporary cabinet
out of solid red oak and oak plywood. The overall dimensions are 80" high x 30" wide x 16" deep.
This project was originally published in Woodsmith No. 62.
WHAT YOU GET.
The Contemporary cabinet Project Plan is a ten-page, 1.75 megabyte .pdf file. It includes complete, step-by-step instructions, 33 detailed drawings, a materials list, and a cutting diagram.There is also a special article on applying solid-wood edging to cover the edges of plywood. And we've included instructions for building a jig for trimming applied edging on plywood panels with a hand-held router.
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PRICE. The cost to download a copy of this plan to your computer is $7.95. If you would like to do that now, just click on the button below.