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Overview to Build a Jelly Cupboard
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For a cabinet 14¾ inches wide by 9½ inches deep by 36 inches tall with a cap 15¾ inches wide by 10 inches deep

¾-inch by 18-inch edge-glued-pine front panel, to make the face frame and door: one @ 36 inches ripped to 14¾ inches wide

¾-inch by 18-inch edge-glued-pine sides: two @ 36 inches, ripped to 8½ inches wide

¼-inch pine plywood back: one @ 32 inches, ripped to 14½ inches wide

¾-inch by 18-inch edge-glued-pine cap: one @ 15¾ inches, ripped to 10 inches wide

¾-inch by 18-inch edge-glued-pine shelves and top: four @ 8 ½ inches, ripped to 13 ¼ inches wide

¾-inch by 18-inch edge-glued-pine latch: one @ 2½ inches, ripped to 1½ inches wide
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    Tools List

    • 30-foot tape measure
      Tape measure
    • pencil
      Pencil
    • spring clamp
      Clamp
    • straight edge
      Straightedge
    • circular saw
      Circular saw
    • pneumatic brad nailer
      Pneumatic brad nailer
    • air compressor
      Air compressor
    • jigsaw
      Jigsaw
    • 1-quart paint can
    • 1-gallon paint can
    • shims
      Corrugated cardboard or shims
    • drill
      Drill/driver
    • 1/8-inch bit with combination countersink
      -inch combination countersink bit
    • 1/8-inch twist bit
      -inch drill bit
    • sandpaper
      220-grit sandpaper
    • 2½-inch sash brush

    Shopping List

    ¾-inch by 18-inch edge-glued-pine panels Get two 6-footers.

    ¼-inch pine plywood Get one 2-by-4-foot sheet.

    1 ¼-inch brad nails

    No. 8 1¼-inch wood screws

    Cabinet knob

    Surface cabinet hinges Get two.

    Wood glue

    Wood filler

    Paint