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This space-saving cookbook rack keeps your recipes handy and your cookbook out of the way.
Materials and Tools:
3/4" x 3/4" hardwood edging
power drill and wood bits
miter box and saw
paint or stain
Using circular saw, cut wood base to size. Size base to fit largest cookbooks.
Tip: When calculating front to back length, include 3/4-inch edging.
Clamp straight board to saw base to serve as guide when cutting base and edging.
Paint or stain base and edging before assembling rack.
Glue and nail 3/4-inch lip to front of base.
"Picture frame" base with L-moldings.
Tip: Miter one edging strip at 45-degree angle, hold in position, then mark cut on adjoining piece.
Glue and nail pieces to base.
Screw spring-loaded brackets to base. Pre-drill holes to prevent splitting.
Place rack under cabinet and mark bracket holes. Pre-drill holes and attach brackets to cabinet with machine screws. Make sure screws do not penetrate inside surface of cabinet.
Use elastic bookmark to hold cookbook open while you cook.