Furniture Building Plans box dimensions for diy storage ottoman

Published on June 4th, 2014 | by Shantelle


How to Build a Box: DIY Storage Ottoman!

How to Build a Box for DIY Storage Ottoman EZ!

I wanted my storage ottoman to measure (W)17″ x (L)35″ x (H)14” with 1/4″(.25″)thick plywood, so I used the building boxes calculator from to get the complete cut list.

box dimensions for diy storage ottoman


Materials for Building a Storage Ottoman Box

Titebond III

#6 x 1″or Smaller Screws

5/64 Drill Bit

Screwdriver Bit

Power Drill

(2) 17″ x 35″ Plywood -Top and Bottom

(2) 13.75″ x 16.75″Plywood- Sides

(2) 13.75″ x 35″ Plywood- Front and Back

Directions for Building a Storage Ottoman Box

plywood for diy storage ottoman

1. Drill holes in plywood with drill bit.

2. Using a screwdriver bit, add screws to each hole to fasten plywood together.

Note: Do not attach the top plywood piece to the box.

how to add screws to storage ottoman box

how to build a box for storage ottoman

3. Add Titebond III wood glue to each corner and crevasses to secure the pieces of plywood together. Let dry overnight.

storage ottoman box

To learn how to upholster the box with fabric visit [DIY: How to Make and Upholster a Storage Ottoman EZ!]

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