Step 1

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Wade Works Creative

Rip Boards

Rip all 2x4s to a width of 2 ½” using a table saw.

Step 2

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Wade Works Creative

Cut Pieces to Size

Cut all lengths as shown:
Piece A: (2) 6’ - 2 ½”
Piece B: (1) 4’ - 3 1/2”
Piece C: (4) 3’ - ¾”
Piece D: (8) 1’ – 6 ¾”
Piece E: (4) 1’ – 4 ¼”
Piece F: (20) 1’ - 3”
Piece G: (12) 1’ – 2”
Piece H: (2) 1’ – ½”
Piece I: (8) 11 ½”
Piece J: (2) 11”
Piece K: (10) 4 ½”

Step 3

Assemble Base

Take both A pieces and two C pieces, and assemble as shown using construction adhesive (Image 1). Pre-drill with a countersink, and attach each joint with 2"–3” exterior screws. Use a speed square to ensure all connections are at 90 degrees (Image 2). Use this method to attach all connections moving forward.

Step 4

Assemble the Rack

Take four F pieces, two I pieces, two G pieces and one K piece, and assemble as shown using construction adhesive and two screws at each joint (Image 1). Repeat to make three more.

Pro Tip

Piece I and F will have a gap between them for now until the following step when multiple assemblies are connected together (Image 2).

Step 5

Attach Racks Together

Attach the four rack pieces together to Piece B with construction adhesive and screws into the gap between I and F pieces (Images 1 and 2) .

Step 6

Attach Rack to Base

Attach the rack piece to the base piece with construction adhesive and screws (Images 1-3).

Step 7

Assemble Storage Box Frame

Attach four D pieces and two E pieces to Piece C as shown with construction adhesive and screws. Repeat on the other side (Images 1-4).

Step 8

Continue Attaching Pieces

Attach two K pieces, one J piece, one H piece and one C piece to the assembly with construction adhesive and screws. Repeat on the other side (Images 1-4).

Step 9

Attach the Last Pieces

Attach two F pieces, two G pieces and one K piece with construction adhesive and screws. Repeat on the other side (Images 1-4).

Step 10

Attach Box

Test fit the truck box, and pre-drill at least four holes through the truck box into C pieces for secure fastening. Attach box with screws, and paint as desired.