Tablesaw accessories cabinet
Trays make for handy storage
Next, the trays--simple setups, multiple parts
1 Cut the tray fronts and backs (J) and the sides (K) to size. Install a 1/2" dado blade on your tablesaw; then reinstall the wood auxiliary fence you used earlier to cut the rabbets on the plywood panels. Again, slide the fence until the wood face butts against the dado blade. Adjust the blade height to 3/8", and guiding your stock with the miter gauge, cut the rabbets at the ends of each tray front and back.
2 Without changing the blade or fence setup, cut rabbets along the lower inside edges of all the tray fronts, backs, and sides by guiding the edge of each piece against the wood auxiliary fence.
3 Drill a centered 1" hole in each tray front. These are finger-pulls, so for comfort rout a 1/8" round-over around the rim of the hole, on both faces.
4 Glue and clamp the tray assemblies together, checking for equal diagonal measurements to make sure each tray is square. Then drill countersunk holes for screws at each corner as shown in the Tray drawing.
5 Cut the 1/2" birch plywood to size for the tray bottoms (L). Place one tray assembly upside down on your workbench, and glue the tray bottom into the rabbets. Drill countersunk holes around the edges of the panel; then fasten it with screws.
6 When all the trays are assembled, rout a 1/8" round-over along all the exposed edges.
7 Install the remaining drawer slide hardware. Allow a 3/4" backset from the face of the tray front, so it will end up flush with the face frame. Center the slide on the side of the tray as shown in the Tray drawing, above.
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