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3/4" x 1 1/4": 60 Feet, for the Front Facing Frames and Shelf Facing, Oak (or other hardwood); 3/4" x 6": 20', for the Top Arches and Top Molding, 3/4" Oak, Cove Molding: 16', for the Side Molding, 1 1/2" Decorative, Oak (hardwood) Molding: 24', for finishing the Middle Panel, 1" Brads to tack the back panels: 1/4 Pound, 2' x 3' piece of Peg Board to be used as a shelf hole jig, Rip eight pieces @ 9.5" for the sides, permanent shelves, and the Bridge connecting the two cases, Select four of the 9.5" x 4' x 8' boards; crosscut them to 92" for the sides (, Select three of the 9.5" x 4' x 8' boards; crosscut eight pieces to 25.5" for the tops, bottoms, and permanent shelves, Select the side panels and the permanent shelves; using the "Kreg System," drill the Kreg holes as shown below, Select the Top, Bottom, and Permanent Shelves; using the, Select the long side panels; using the "Kreg System," drill a Kreg hole on the front edges every 12" to accept the Front Face Frames (drill the holes on the sides that will not be seen); sand all surfaces except the side edges that will connect to the Face Frame, Select the long side panels and a piece of peg board; determine the position of desired shelf holes for each pair of side panels; using the peg board as a hole template, drill holes for each pair to accept the shelf brackets (holes on each side must mirror each other), drill 1/4" holes to the depth of the shelf pins (to be safe, use a drill depth stop) on the front and back edges (1 1/2" from each edge) of each pair; sand all surfaces, Select the long side panels, tops, bottoms and permanent shelves (two per unit) and Kreg them together (, Select the 3/4" x 6" material; crosscut one piece to 24.5; rip it in half; use the two, 3" x 24.5" pieces as the bottom rail of each Front Face Frame, Select the 3/4" x 1 1/4" oak; cut the required pieces as shown above and Kreg them together to form the Front Face Frame, Select the assembled Face Frame and Kreg it to the Case, Select the 3/4" x 6"; cut a piece to 2" x 25.5" for each case and Kreg it to the bottom of the Bottom Panel as the Bottom Support Brace, Select a "Round Over" router bit and router all the edges; 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