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Hello,

I'm looking to build two bathroom cabinet's one small with drawers for toothpaste, shaving cream etc. and one tall for towels toilet paper etc. I've been looking online for plans but can't seem to find any, I have found pictures of one's for sale in stores but would like to build them, I've have attached the URL's so you have an idea of what I'm sort of looking for. The pictures don't have to be exact to the plans.

Thanks in advanced,
Dan

http://www.kent.ca/kbs/en/product.js...&catalogId=645

http://www.kent.ca/kbs/en/product.js...&catalogId=645

http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST/brows....jsp?locale=en

http://www.lowcostbathrooms.com/bath...er-300mm-p1948
 

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DDomp12 - go to the intro forum and let us know what kind of experience you have with woodworking. This is a great site to seek advice but we need a little info. Lots of us can look at a cabinet and build it with no plans, but do you even own a table saw? drill press? router (a must unless you prefer hand tools only and own the molding planes????

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Now that I know you have the tools and skill level - like cabinetman said, take measurements of the space you need to fill and draw up plans. All cabinets are made up of a case (simple box best made of cabinet grade plywood) and a face. Top it off with a nice top. When figuring your measurements, allow a half inch on each side of the drawers for the mechanical slides. There are lots of variables to consider like inset or overlay doors or will your drawers use a rail system of slides on the sides?

I would suggest you get a book like "Illustrated Cabinetmaking" by Bill Hylton which is my woodworking go too book when designing my projects. I'm sure other folks have their favorites. These books will give you lots of design features and scales to use in your builds so everything will be symmetrical. There are lots of design features to consider but I'm sure you can get the job done.
 
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