Step 4: Build a Breakfast Booth Bench
Build and install a drawer
Once the parts of the drawer are cut, trim head screws are used for assembly. Author John White explains why he likes to use these screws and how they differ from standard drywall screws. He then adds a base to the cabinet, and adds drawer tracks to the outside of the unit. White also shows you a trick for keeping a drawer opening square during track installation.
Next step: Install the seat top
Return to: Build a Breakfast Bench series intoduction and video listing page
To learn more about the design principles of this bench, variations of this design and sources for foam cushions, read Breakfast-Booth Basics from Fine Homebuilding’s Annual Kitchens & Baths Issue, #191 (Fall/Winter 2007), pp.91-95.