My laundry basket dresser system saved my marriage—and my sanity. Now, the place where I wash, sort and fold is the most organized room in the house. –Ana White
Step 1: Prepare the Pieces
Step 2: Attach Drawer Slides
Step 3: Build the Box
Step 4: Add the Wheels
Step 5: The Finishing Touch
Produced and Written by Ana White
Most hardware stores offer
complimentary shelf cuts with
purchase. Ask to have the wood
shelf cut into two 23-in.-long
pieces and two 22 1/2-in.-long
pieces. Cut doorstop molding
into four 16-in.-long pieces (the
same width as shelving).
Predrill holes in doorstop molding, one
near each end and one in center.
Mark side shelving pieces and
attach doorstops to sides, as
shown in diagram, with glue and
3/4-in. screws. Attach doorstops to
both side pieces.
With the doorstop molding attached to the
sides, attach top and bottom to
the sides as shown in diagram.
Predrill holes, apply glue, then
secure with 2-in. screws.
Make certain the box is square,
then add the eight L-plates (one
on the outside of each corner on
both sides) to reinforce the box.
caster wheels to the base with
laundry baskets into the drawers.
Cover exposed screw holes with
the white screw covers.
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