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How To Build Truck Bed Drawers // SUV Drawer // DIY

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https://www.lowes.com/pd/Valspar-Dark-Gray-Satin-Interior-Exterior-Porch-and-Floor-Paint-Actual-Net-Contents-128-fl-oz/3083633?cm_mmc=im_-_-YT-_-HOW-_- thirdcoast -_- truckdrawers120519.

( 1) 3/16″ thick 12″ x48″ sheet of UHMW.

( 1) 1/4″ sheet of plywood for the drawer bottom.
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Plytanium-1-4-CAT-PS1-09-Pine-Sanded-Plywood-Application-as-4-x-8/3010103?cm_mmc=im_-_-YT-_-HOW-_- thirdcoast -_- truckdrawers120519.

( 2) 1 pound boxes of (1 5/8″) or 2″ drywall screws.
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Grip-Rite-6-x-1-5-8-in-Bugle-Head-Coarse-Thread-Drywall-Screws-1-lb/4744171?cm_mmc=im_-_-YT-_-HOW-_- thirdcoast -_- truckdrawers120519.

Videography and Editing: Marlon J Torres.

( 5) 1″ x8″ 8 foot pine boards for drawer sides.
Sort in store.


( 1) 3/4″ galvanized steel flat bar, for making locking mechanism.
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Hillman-3-ft-x-0-75-in-Plated-Steel-Metal-Flat-Bar/3057627?cm_mmc=im_-_-YT-_-HOW-_- thirdcoast -_- truckdrawers120519.

( 4) small cotter pins, for locking system. They are available in 3 per bag.
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Hillman-1-16-in-x-3-4-in-Cotter-Pins/3015267?cm_mmc=im_-_-YT-_-HOW-_- thirdcoast -_- truckdrawers120519.

Cost for this build was around $300-$ 400.

( 1) Can of Flex Seal or heavy duty exterior porch/walkway paint.
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Flex-Seal-32-fl-oz-Black-Dip-Rubberized-Coating/1000097852?cm_mmc=im_-_-YT-_-HOW-_- thirdcoast -_- truckdrawers120519.

As soon as in the bed of truck,( 4) L brackets for mounting flush boards to drawer frame.
https://www.lowes.com/pd/National-Hardware-0-875-in-x-4-in-x-3-98-in-Zinc-plated-Flat-Brace/1000349847?cm_mmc=im_-_-YT-_-HOW-_- thirdcoast -_- truckdrawers120519.

( 1) 4′ broad roll of indoor/outdoor carpet. They usually come in 12′ sections that they cut down in the carpet area.

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( 4) 1″ x6″ 8 foot pine boards for drawer dividers.
Sort in store.

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( 1) 4″ x4″ 8 foot pine post for making drawer side supports.
Sort in shop.

( 1) 4′ 1/2″ aluminum angle iron, to safeguard leading edge of top.
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Hillman-4-ft-x-0-5-in-Aluminum-Solid-Angle/3053615?cm_mmc=im_-_-YT-_-HOW-_- thirdcoast -_- truckdrawers120519.

** This materials list is for drawers that I made for my standard 6′ 6″ bed. If you are building for a various sized truck bed or SUV, you may need to modify the products. Total cost for me was around $400.
** I advise going to the shop to choose these products up so you can arrange the lumber and select the very best pieces, but here are some links anyways if you wish to buy online and have actually provided or all set for choice up at the shop.
( 4) 2×8 8 foot boards for frame.
( 2) 1/2″ sheets of plywood for bottom and leading, you can increase or down in density too.
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Severe-Weather-1-2-in-Common-Southern-Yellow-Pine-Plywood-Sheathing-Application-as-4-x-8/1000616453?cm_mmc=im_-_-YT-_-HOW-_- thirdcoast -_- truckdrawers120519.

How to build Truck Bed or SUV Drawers. Thanks to Lowe’s for sponsoring this DIY woodworking video! Please support this channel by support them.

( 1) 1/4″ steel rod for locking mechanism.
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Hillman-6-ft-x-0-1875-in-Plated-Steel-Metal-Round/3053661?cm_mmc=im_-_-YT-_-HOW-_- thirdcoast -_- truckdrawers120519.

( 1) 1lb box of 2 1/2″ screws for screwing the 2x8s together (really you just require 8 screws for this.).
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Grip-Rite-8-x-2-1-2-in-Bugle-Head-Coarse-Thread-Drywall-Screws-1-lb/4744165?cm_mmc=im_-_-YT-_-HOW-_- thirdcoast -_- truckdrawers120519.

( 4) Heavy Duty Handles.
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Gatehouse-Gate-Pull-3-1-3-in-Zinc-Gate-Handle/3353258?cm_mmc=im_-_-YT-_-HOW-_- thirdcoast -_- truckdrawers120519.


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** This materials list is for drawers that I made for my basic 6′ 6″ bed. You might require to alter the materials if you are developing for a different sized truck bed or SUV.

( 1) small box of little 1/2″ screws, used for screwing uhmw down.

( 2) truck topper t-handles, order at your local topper dealer.

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