How many times have youstretched out on your favorite easychair, only to realize that the bookor magazine you wanted to read ison the other side of the room?With this attractive chairside book-case, reading material is alwayswithin reach. In addition, the topshelf can be used to display knick-knacks, small plants, or even areading lamp.1. To begin, cut the pieces to sizeaccording to the dimensions given.2. Drill 3/8"-diameter dowel holes1-1/16" deep in the ends and sidesof the end rails (A). Using dowelcenters, transfer the centers of theholes to the stiles (B). Be sure tomark the centers accurately to ensure proper assembly.3. Assemble the end rails, rods (E)and rails with dowels by gluing andclamping in place. Allow the gluesufficient time to dry before continuing.4. Drill pilot holes in the rails andshelves (C) for the bracket screws,and attach the brackets to the stiles.5. Attach the shelf backs (D) to thestiles with 6d finishing nails.6. To complete the assembly, attach the shelves to the bracketswith screws.7. Sand with 150-grit paper, followed by 180-grit. Finish as desired.
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