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Photographs Shelly Bergh and Ed O’Riley

• 16mm white melamine with black edging strips, cut to: six 600 x 510mm frame sides (1L, see project notes) three 536 x 510mm frame bases (1L) six 536 x 70mm frame spacers, top (1L) twelve 478 x 200mm drawer fronts and backs (1L) twelve 500 x 200mm drawer sides (1L) six 478 x 468mm drawer bases three 600 x 100mm door spacers (1L) • 16mm black melamine with black edging strips, cut to: two 585 x 560mm shelves for the narrow cupboard section (1L) two 1170 x 560mm shelves for the wide cupboard section (1L) six 564 x 294mm drawer fronts (2L2S) • six sets of drawer runners • one packet 6mm x 40mm chipboard screws • one packet 8mm x 30mm chipboard screws • 220-grit sandpaper

1. Start with the frames Screw a frame base between the ends of two frame sides. Then screw two frame spacers between the other ends of the sides to complete one frame. Repeat the process to make two more frames.

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