Step 3: Install Rail for Large Box

Tom Silva and Amy Paladino install the rail for the tool bench outer frame
Photo: Allison Dinner
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Cut a 1x2 or scrap plywood to the large box's length. After making sure the walls are square, screw the rail across the front to stabilize the box, flush with the tops of the walls. Cut an identical rail to install later across the front of the small boxes.
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    Tools List

    • drill
      Drill/Driver fitted with a countersink bit
    • circular saw
      Circular saw
    • router
      Router with ½inch straight bit

    Shopping List

    1. Locking casters; There should be 6 in all.

    2. Wood glue

    3. ½-inch plywood for backs and shelves.

    4. Pegboard

    5. ¾-inch plywood for work surface.

    6. 1x2 filler strip for furring out the pegboard.7. -inch plywood for bottoms and walls.

    8. Power strip suitable for workshop use.

    9. 1½-inch deck screws

    10. ½-inch straight router bit

    11. Pegboard hooks

    12. 5/16-inch carriage bolt, washer and nuts