Hutch for the Cube Drawer Bench

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Hutch for the Cube Drawer Bench

Hutch to match the cube collection drawer bench.

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Yesterday, it was the drawer bench plans.  Today?  The matching hutch.

Shopping List: 

2 – 8′ 1x12s or 1 – 14′ 1×12
3 – 8′ 1×2 Boards
1/4″ Plywood
2″ Screws or 1 1/4″ pocket hole screws
2″ finish nails

wood glue
wood filler
120 grit sandpaper
primer
wood conditioner
paint
paint brush
Tools: 
measuring tape
square
pencil
safety glasses
hearing protection
drill
circular saw
sander
level
countersink drill bit
Dimensions: 
Dimensions shown above. It is sized to fit the bench perfectly. And books. And storage cubes.
Cut List: 

2 – 1×12 @ 38″ (Sides)
3 – 1×12 @ 27″ (Shelves)
4 – 1×2 @ 38″ (Side Trim)
2 – 1×2 @ 25 1/2″ (Top Trim)
1 – 1/4″ Plywood @ 38″ x 28 1/2″ (Back)

Step 1: 

This is how easy it is to build. Build the box with 2″ screws and glue or use 1 1/4″ pocket hole screws.

Step 2 Instructions: 

Trim out the sides. Keep outside edges flush. Nail into shelves too. Use 2″ finish nails and glue.

Step 3 Instructions: 

Now the top trim. Same thing, 2″ nails and glue. If you are using a Kreg Jig™, build the face frame first, then nail on.

Step 4 Instructions: 

And tack the back on. It really is that easy. Now for the tough part – time to finish it Make sure you read though our get started section for finishing advice and general build instruction.

It’s a beautiful day! Let’s get out and build something.

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Comments

I am so so excited about building this! We are just about to start my son's playroom, so what great timing. I will send photos once I complete it. Thanks again. :0)

Just wondering if you found it necessary to secure the hutch to the cubby drawer? I am wanting to build this just slightly wider to accommodate some nice wooden drawers I found out on the curb.

Just wondering how you would secure it with out the hardware being overly exposed or in the way?