How Do I Build My Own Truck Bed Drawers?

Building your own truck bed drawers is a great way to save money and create more storage space in the back of your pickup. It can be done with just a few basic tools, some wood, and a bit of time and patience.

Step 1: Measure the space inside your truck bed. Take into account the wheel wells and any other obstacles that may be in the way. Also measure the height of the sides of your truck bed so you know how much room you have to work with.

Step 2: Gather materials for the drawers. You will need plywood (or another suitable material) for the drawer sides and bottom, as well as boards for framing and support. If you plan to use drawer slides, these will also need to be purchased separately.

Step 3: Cut all materials to size according to your measurements from Step 1. Make sure everything is cut accurately so that it fits together properly when assembled.

Step 4: Assemble the frame of each drawer using wood glue and nails or screws, making sure everything is square and secure before moving on to Step 5.

Step 5: Attach drawer slides if desired; this will make it easier to open and close the drawers without having to lift them up each time.

Step 6: Securely attach the bottom of each drawer to its frame using nails or screws, then install handles if desired for easy opening and closing of each drawer. Step 7: Install drawers into truck bed. Use bolts or screws to securely attach them, making sure they are level with one another so they don’t slide around when driving or adding items inside them.

Conclusion: Building your own truck bed drawers can be a great way to make use of otherwise wasted space in your pickup’s back end while saving money at the same time. With just some basic tools, wood, hardware, and some patience it’s relatively easy to do yourself; just remember to measure twice before cutting once!

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Stephen Dunn