This is a tutorial for building your own custom storage shelving to attach to the side of your bathroom vanity. The idea is to contain toilet paper and other items people like to have near the toilet (e.g., plunger, additional t.p. rolls, books, ets.) in an orderly and thoughtful way. The size and configuration of your shelving unit will likely change based upon your space, needs, and preferences, but this will give you a general guideline of how to go about putting one together. It’s highly satisfying and, at the end, quite an attractive feature.
Begin by setting up your Kreg jig. Set the drill guide to the thickness of the piece of wood you’ll be working with, and lock it into place. (Pieces of wood marked as 1” thick, such as a 1×8 board, are actually 3/4? thick.)
Position the stop block on the jig base, then slide the step (drill) bit into the hole that corresponds with the length of screw you’ll be using. (Your jig guide has screw length recommendations; 1-1/4” screws are recommended for attaching 1×8 boards to 1×8 boards.)
Use the hex wrench to tighten the stop collar to the step (drill) bit. This is what will keep your bit from going too far when you’re drilling your holes into the wood.
Press down on the black button (ratchet release) on top of the black clamp assembly, and pull the clamp back away from the drill holes (toward the left). Position the board to be drilled so the inside (hole side) is facing the step (drill) bit holes on the jig, in this case toward the right. Keep in mind that you’ll likely want at least two screw holes on each end of your boards, so position the board so the drill holes will be evenly spaced from the sides.
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