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Three Drawer Console

I think its safe to say consoles are one of my favorite pieces to build..so this three drawer console was a no brainer. Check it out!

Three Drawer Console Plans
Follow my plans below to build!
Dimensions:
Three Drawer Console Plans
Materials List:
(2) 2X4s @ 8ft
(7) 2x2s @ 8ft
(1) 1x2s @ 6ft
(6) 1x12s @ 8ft
(1) 2x6 @ 10ft
(1) 2x6 @ 8ft
Step 1:
Assemble bottom shelf by attaching 2x2s to 1x12 with wood glue and brad nails.
Three Drawer Console Plans
Be sure to measure your 2x2s against the 1x12 before making your cuts. Attach the smaller 2x2 sides 1st.
Three Drawer Console Plans
Step 2:
Attach 2x4 legs to the assembled bottom shelf using a drill and 2 1/2" wood screws.
Three Drawer Console PlansLay two 2x4s on the ground and stand shelf upright to attach shelf to the legs. Screw underneath shelf. Flip shelf and attach the other two legs.
Three Drawer Console Plans
Three Drawer Console Plans
Step 3:
Attach  2x2 braces using a Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System on a 1 1/2" setting, with  2 1/2" Pocket Hole Screws to attach along with wood glue. Be sure to measure 2x2 to the console before making cut.
Three Drawer Console Plans
Three Drawer Console PlansStep 4:
Attach 1x12 console sides and backing using wood glue and brad nails.
Three Drawer Console Plans
Three Drawer Console Plans
Step 5:
Attach front 2x2 braces using a Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System on a 1 1/2" setting, with  2 1/2" Pocket Hole Screws to attach along with wood glue.
Three Drawer Console Plans
Three Drawer Console Plans
Step 6:
Add middle console sides using a Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System on a 1 1/2" setting, with  2 1/2" Pocket Hole Screws to attach along with wood glue.
Three Drawer Console PlansStep 7 :
Add 2x2s for drawer slides using wood glue and brad nails.
Three Drawer Console Plans
Step 8 :
Assemble drawers using either glue and brad nails or using a Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System on a 1 1/2" setting, with  2 1/2" Pocket Hole Screws to attach along with wood glue. Its best to measure the drawer to your console to determine what measurements you will need. Build your drawer to fit the opening.
Attach 1x2 cleats on side of each drawer (these will slide on the 2x2 cleats on the sides of the console) Make sure to leave 3/4" space for the drawer face.
Three Drawer Console PlansThree Drawer Console Plans
There should be 1/8" of space on each of the sides of the drawers face for easy operation of the drawers.
Three Drawer Console PlansStep 9:
Attach 2x6s together using a Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System on a 1 1/2" setting, with  2 1/2" Pocket Hole Screws to attach along with wood glue and attach to console with wood screws through the sides of the 2x2s.
Three Drawer Console PlansStep 10:
Attach 2x2s to make Xs on the side of the console using wood glue and brad nails.. It is best to measure and cut to fit the Xs perfectly.
Three Drawer Console Plans
Three Drawer Console and WAAAA-LAAH!
I used Minwax Classic Grey and Minwax Polycrylic for my finish.
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