If you have space in your entry for a desk and need to have some flexible storage room, you ought to make your personal Do it yourself entry desk with cubby storage!
We are huge lovers of an organized entryway and coat closet region, and we like the flexible storage that massive cubbies give our expanding loved ones. When we needed some extra storage in our dwelling, we understood we wanted to structure anything that would suit the massive 13″ storage bins we like from IKEA, but with a much less boxy design and style than the preferred KALLAX shelf (even with the design and style improve we gave it here).
We combined the storage we wanted with a sleeker mid-century modern day profile to create this Do it yourself entry desk with cubby storage. The 4 preset dice cabinets suit massive dice storage bins. The shut cabinet capabilities 2 adjustable cabinets, give us so significantly hidden storage room that is however very quickly available.
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Building a Do it yourself Entry Desk with Cubby Storage
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Multipurpose Storage Console
We like this storage desk, but it is not just an entry console… it is also a newborn shifting desk for our cutest new addition! (If you haven’t been maintaining up, see much more of our sweet loved ones in our Instagram stories.)
We’ll be sharing the plans to create the shifting desk topper incorporate-on quickly. Bonus: the shifting desk organizer converts to the wall shelf you see here!
This console is completed and attractive on all sides, so you can use it in the heart of a space as a space divider, or in the kitchen as a compact kitchen island, much too.
This mid-century design and style Do it yourself entry desk makes use of equally rabbets and dadoes in development, instead than applying pocket holes or biscuit joinery like numerous of our other woodworking plans.
With that ability established in brain, this is a superior create for
- superior rookies who are completely ready to improve their competencies
- intermediate builders who want to apply joinery strategies
- skilled builders who are acquainted and at ease with building dado and rabbet joints
In addition to fundamental woodworking competencies, this woodworking strategy also involves a desk observed and add-ons for obtaining straight, accurate cuts (see supplies checklist underneath) as well as a dado blade established *or* a router and blade.
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Approximated Price tag
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The value of making the console will change based on the lumber and hardware you choose. We utilized a genuinely great maple cabinet-quality plywood, so a much less pricey plywood would reduce the total value. We used about $a hundred ninety on lumber and an additional $30 on hardware, for a overall of about $220 to create this console.
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We also utilized IKEA UTRUSTA hardware for the hinges and doorway damper they are quite inexpensive but can be swapped for an additional choice if you prefer. The massive IKEA storage boxes value as tiny as $4 for a material DRÖNA bin, up to about $12 each for the rattan baskets we utilized (not integrated in the overall rate).
Suggestion: Quite a few other suppliers (which include Target, Walmart, and Big Heaps) are now carrying in the same way sized 13-inch storage bins, for these who really don’t have an IKEA close by.
Do it yourself Entry Desk Resources List
*Remember to Take note that most plywood labeled 3/4″ is really a little bit much less. We utilized true measurement .703″ plywood, which is about eleven/16″. To suit this plywood thickness, the rabbet joints are eleven/16″ and the shelf dadoes are 3/4″.
More Materials Required
My desk observed workbench made making this console with accurate cuts a breeze! Get the plans to create your workbench here.
To build the rabbet joints and dado joints, you will need to have either a desk observed with a dado blade kit *or* a handheld router with a 3/4″ router blade.
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