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How to Build a Storage Cocktail Hutch

From our new Hammer It Out series: A tall and slender cabinet for provides a handy and attractive place to store barware and display spirits

A tall and slender cabinet for provides a handy and attractive place to store barware and display spirits.

Find step-by-step instructions for How to Build a Cocktail Hutch

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To build the hutch:

1. Cut and assemble the glass rack

• Cut glass rack pieces

• Assemble glass rack pieces

• Attach glass rack to top shelf

2. Build the hutch frame

• Cut sides to length

• Attach block below bottom shelf

• Assemble box parts

3. Construct the wine rack

• Bevel ends of wine rack

• Mark cut lines on wine rack X

• Notch wine rack pieces

• Assemble wine rack pieces

• Install shelf above the X

4. Attach the trim

• Attach face frame pieces

• Cut crown molding

• Cut crown molding nailing strip

• Attach crown molding

• Attach base molding

5. Attach the trim

• Mark the corner overhang

• Secure stiles and rails

• Attach the molding

6. Secure the shelving cleats

• Screw cleat to back

7. Assemble the front and sides

• Join the corner

8. Install the shelves

• Inset shelf

9. Finish attaching the molding

• Attach corner stiles