Modular Wall Unit

This versatile wall unit has great midcentury vibes, and features shelves, cabinets and a desk that can conform to fit any space. Customize it to be exactly what you need.

The sleek lines and rich walnut of this modular wall unit create a piece of furniture that’s purpose is fairly flexible. What I mean by that is that I can see this wall unit fitting in a variety of spaces, and none of them seem out of place. Add a series of drawer units along the bottom, and all of a sudden, this becomes the perfect focal point of a bedroom. Add in the desk unit and it becomes a great workstation for the office, or an entertainment center. Like the idea of built-ins, but want something more trim? Perfect. I think designer, John Doyle, hit the perfect notes here and I love it. The subtle roundover on the front edge, the sleek brackets. And talk about that walnut. To me, it’s the perfect hint of mid-century without leaving a bad taste in my mouth. Looking at the photo, you may think that there’s a lot of walnut here. However, this build takes a level-headed approach. Edged walnut plywood simplifies construction, and also softens the blow to your wallet. The actual woodworking is straightforward and is a great example of no-nonsense building techniques. So, let’s get into the shop and get this project started!

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  • 9 pages of step-by-step instructions
  • Over 30 full-color photos and illustrations and exploded views
  • Hardware sources and materials list

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