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Having been inspired by many other RAST hacks we proudly present our own!

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Materials:

– 2 RAST chest of drawer

– 3 BESTA push openers sets

– 2 pine wood boards (1225 x 300 x 18 mm)

– 1 pine wood beam (888 x 50 x 50 mm)

– 2 brackets (50 x 30 mm)

– 3 screws (90mm) to attach beam to wall

– 4 screws (50cm) to attach vertical boards to base board

– 4 screws (30mm) to attach top board to wall and base board to beam

– 4 screws (10mm) to attach brackets to top board

Instructions:

1. Fill drill holes of drawers with wood filler, sand down drawer fronts and boards
2. Saw off the top 20mm and bottom 92mm of three side panels (vertical boards)

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3. Drill through the holes of one vertical board (it will be the one in the middle)

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4. Shorten the knobs of three drawer runners by a few millimeters with a kitchen knife

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5. Drill base board to the three vertical boards and attach the drawer runners

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6. Attach the top board with bolts

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7. It turned out that the top and base board are not exactly 300mm wide, so we planed and sanded it to match the vertical boards

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8. Drill 3 holes in wall and attach supporting beam

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9. Place chest of drawers on the beam, attach it with short screws
10. Attach top board to wall

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11. Attach BESTA push openers

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12. Insert the drawers and admire your work

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We plan to paint our RAST twins (to cover the filled knob holes), but we couldn’t decide on the colour yet… Any suggestions?