MINWAX® WORKING PROJECT PLANS

Cabinets & Chests

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storage cabinet
Storage Cabinet

SKILL LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

More storage – that’s what everyone wants. Now you can enjoy the extra space this cabinet provides while adding a handsome piece to your home décor. at the same time. A good choice for intermediate woodworkers.

TV Stand
TV Stand

SKILL LEVEL: ADVANCED

We call it a TV Stand, but it’s actually a TV cabinet. Advanced woodworkers will find this project a great exercise in typical cabinet construction. The case, face-frame, doors and drawer are good small-scale samples of how kitchen cabinets and other kinds of freestanding cabinets are typically built.

magazine rack
Shaker-Inspired Magazine Rack

SKILL LEVEL: BEGINNER

Shaker design has inspired some of the finest modern furniture designers. Immerse yourself in simplicity by making this popular project: a Shaker-inspired magazine rack that will fit in seamlessly anywhere in your home. So simple, beginners will love it.

New England pine blanket chest
New England Pine Blanket Chest

SKILL LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

Looking for a place for the vintage blankets, handcrafted quilts, and the modern throws in your home? Build this charming New England Pine Blanket Chest and you’ll have a place for it all. Intermediate woodworkers will get practice installing hidden dowel hinges and joining boards with biscuits.

hideaway locker
Hideaway Locker

SKILL LEVEL: ADVANCED

Under the bed storage neatly tucks away out–of–season clothing, books, shoes, clutter –– you name it! This solid oak and oak plywood hideaway locker is designed to roll easily under a bed and give advanced woodworkers plenty of practice in biscuit joinery, making the stile–and–rail, and creating the recessed panel lids.

Oak pie safe
Oak Pie Safe

SKILL LEVEL: ADVANCED

Now you can build a pie safe with that popular antique look. This is an advanced project but a good one for those new to biscuit joinery. Adjustable shelves and a pair of drawers make it a versatile storage cabinet.

Bedroom organizer
Bedroom Organizer

SKILL LEVEL: ADVANCED

Make this Bedroom Organizer project and say so long to DVD’s, paper, paper clips and junk-drawer items you just want out of sight. Inspired by 19th century American furniture, this piece will look great just about anywhere.

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