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Materials and Tools:
1/2-inch good quality plywood
large keyboard shelf sliding tracks (2)
C brackets (4)
1/4-inch wood screws
With a sliding shelf under a kitchen cabinet, your laptop is there when you need it, out of the way when you don’t.
Start by choosing location with easy access to electrical outlet.
To protect laptop, outlet should be surge protected.
Measure laptop. Add at least 2 inches of width.
With jigsaw, cut shelf out of plywood.
Fill cracks or holes, and sand edges and surfaces.
To prevent warping, prime all surfaces, including back edge and bottom.
Paint shelf and let dry.
Separate sliding tracks. Screw sliding parts of track to sides of shelf.
Screw track base to C brackets. Screw left-hand C brackets to underside of upper cabinet.
Slip shelf into base track.
Mark exact position of C brackets on underside of cabinet.
Remove shelf and screw right-hand C brackets to cabinet.
Insert shelf and make sure it slides smoothly.
Pull laptop cord behind shelf and place laptop on shelf.
Tip: If there's room, install a wider shelf for extra workspace.
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