My inspiration for this project came from Shanty 2 Chic, (link here) although mine looks a lot different from theirs!
I changed up the dimensions quite a bit and wanted it to look a little more sleek so I didn't add the wood applique that they did in theirs.
I originally built this to be shoe storage in our foyer of our split level home. It ultimately made its way to my bedroom and is now used for makeup/hair product storage next to my vanity. Our foyer is still lacking storage so I may build something different in the future. This cabinet ended up being to bulky for the small foyer.
I used a Kreg Pocket Hole Jig and wood glue to assemble.
I added a lot of shelves for the shoes that never got stored there :)
I used a Kreg Shelf Pin Jig which saved me so much time and now the shelves are adjustable as well.
I built this out of Poplar and Maple Plywood.
I really didn't want to paint this wood but I knew the maple and poplar would take the stain differently. It probably would have looked okay but didn't want to take the chance of having to do it twice.
I stained the top in Briarsmoke Stain by Varathane. I also used my router to add a decorative edge.
This cabinet ended up super sturdy and strong. I love the way it looks with the extra trim pieces I added.
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