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DIY Step Image - How to assemble a slimline cabinet . Blob storage upload.

Overview

This small cabinet is the perfect size to sit above the fridge in your kitchen. We'll teach you how to put it together yourself. You will also see a useful way to steady a screw in the hole before you drive it in.

Steps

1Attach the sides of the slimline cabinet to the base panel

Put the base panel together with one of the sides, so the pre-drilled holes line up. Then place the screws in the holes, giving each one a twist with your hand as you do. This will steady the screw and make it easier to drive home. Now fit a screwdriver head to your drill and drive the screws into place. Repeat the process on the second side panel.
Person drilling cabinet sides to the base

2Attach the back and top panels to the slimline cabinet

Put the back panel in place and line it up with the pre-drilled holes. Once again, twist the screws into the holes by hand before driving them all the way in with your drill. Then repeat this process with the top panel and your slimline cabinet is ready to be installed.
Person attaching panels to cabinet

3Ready to install your cabinet?

Check out our video on how to install a slimline 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.