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A single drawer cabinet with adjustable feet

Overview

We show you how to easily assemble a single drawer cabinet. You'll learn how to assemble the cabinet and drawer. We'll show you how to install the drawer runners inside the cabinet and on the drawer.

Steps

1Screw the side, base and back panels together

Position a side panel on the base panel and use 50mm screws to screw it in place. Repeat on the other side. Screw on the top panel and the back panel. 
Person screwing cabinet panels together

2Assemble and install the adjustable legs

Turn the cabinet upside down and attach the adjustable legs to the base. Join the leg pieces and screw them together. Screw the legs to the cabinet using the pre-drilled holes. Make sure the tapered end is facing outwards. Adjust to the correct height. Repeat with the remaining legs.
Person screwing legs into base of cabinet

3Attach the drawer runners to the sides

Dismantle the drawer runners and screw half of each into place inside the cabinet. The last hole will need pre drilling. Make a small pilot hole with a 2mm drill bit then screw it in place.  Attach the runner on the other side.
Person attaching drawer runners to inside of cabinet

4Assemble the drawers

Start with the drawer base and attach front and back panels using screws, then for the left and right panels. Attach the draw runner to the sides of the drawer. 

Person putting drawer into cabinet

5Attach drawer panel

Insert the drawer into the cabinet and measure from the bottom of the cabinet to the bottom of the drawer. Transfer this measurement to the drawer panel. Place the bottom of the draw on this line. Screw the front panel to the draw. Insert drawer into cabinet and click the runners together.
Single drawer cabinet

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Health & Safety

Asbestos, lead-based paints and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber are health hazards you need to look out for when renovating older homes. These substances can easily be disturbed when renovating and exposure to them can cause a range of life-threatening diseases and conditions including cancer. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page.

When following our advice in our D.I.Y. videos, make sure you use all equipment, including PPE, safely by following the manufacturer’s instructions. Check that the equipment is suitable for the task and that PPE fits properly. If you are unsure, hire an expert to do the job or talk to a Bunnings Team Member.