Office In A Closet Part 3 Build And Install The Desktop
Office in a closet part 3 build and install the desktop is article about Cabinet Making bookmarked by edward with ID 12931166763 was uploaded on 23-04-2019 and has been viewed 355,858 times.
Part 1 of this story worked through design and carcase construction.Part 2 covered doors and drawers.Now we're ready to construct the tops and shelves.If you are building this desk as a built-in, sandwiching the desktop between two walls, then the top is the trickiest part of this project because you will have to scribe it to three walls, which can be humbling.
But read on and take heart, as I will show you how to do it.Create templates for your left and right walls.Hold a piece of 1/4″ plywood or other scrap material in the corner and create a template by scribing the shape of the wall onto the piece while holding the back edge firmly in place against the back wall.
Cut out your template.Carefully cut to the line using a scroll saw, band saw or jig saw.Transfer lines to your top and cut.Cut one end, then measure distance to opposite corner, trace the wall contour to that side, and cut the top to shape.
Test fit top in place and make any adjustments necessary to fit the opening.Cut shelves to size out of plywood.Leave 1/8″ in each direction so that you can install,...