cocktail hutch overview
Illustration: Doug Adams


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1x15 box sides: 2 @ 72 inches

1x15 shelves: 4 @ 18 inches

1x15 wine-rack insert pieces 2 @ 26½ inches between the long points of their 45-degree beveled ends.

1x3 support strips: 2 @ 14½ inches

1x2 stiles: 2 @ 72 inches

1x5 rails: 2 @ 16½ inches

-inch square dowel for the glass rack nailing strips: 4 @ 15 inches

x3-inch lattice strip for the glass rack: 4 @ 15 inches

Baseboard: Custom miter 3 to size.

Crown molding: Custom miter 3 to size.

2x4 backing strips: Custom rip 3 and cut them to size.

5mm lauan back: 1 @ 72 by 19¼ inches
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    Tools List

    • Rafter Square
      rafter square
    • circular saw
      circular saw
    • straight edge
    • hand clamps
    • miter saw
      miter saw
    • pneumatic brad nailer
      pneumatic nailer
    • drill
    • 1/4-inch drill bit
      ¼-inch drill bit
    • combination square
      combination square
    • jigsaw

    Shopping List

    1x15 edge-glued panels. Get four 6-footers for the sides and shelves, one 3-footer for the top.

    ¼-inch lauan for the back. Get one 4-by-8-foot sheet.

    1x3 for cleats. Get 3 feet.

    -inch square dowels for the glass rack. Get two 3-footers.

    x3 lattice for the glass rack. Get two 3-footers.

    3¼-inch baseboard molding. Get one 6-footer.

    9/16x3-inch crown molding. Get one 6-footer.

    2x4 for crown backing. Get 3 feet.

    1x2. Get two clear-pine, 6-footers.

    1x5. Get one clear-pine, 8-footer.

    1½-inch and -inch 18-gauge brad nails

    1¼-inch drywall screws.

    wood glue.

    120-grit sandpaper