How to assemble a microwave cupboard

Donna
View the video

How to assemble a microwave cupboard

View the video
×

Project Overview

The microwave oven cupboard is slightly different to any other kitchen cabinet, but the way you assemble it is basically the same. We’ll show you how to screw the panels together and point out the unique features of the box design.
Continue to step-by-step instructions

Step by Step Instructions

1 Attach the back panel to the base of the microwave box
2 Attach the side panels of the microwave box
3 Attach the top panel of the microwave box
  • Step 1. Attach the back panel to the base of the microwave box

    Put the back panel into place and line up the pre-drilled holes. Then place the screws in the holes, giving each screw a twist with your hand as you do. This will steady the screw and make it easier to drive home. Now use the screwdriver head on your drill to gently drive the screws into place.
  • Step 2. Attach the side panels of the microwave box

    The left and right side panels of the microwave box are slightly different to one another. So make sure you are using the correct one in this step. Put the first side panel into place and line up the holes. Once again, twist the screws in the holes by hand, then drive the screws gently home with your drill.
  • Step 3. Attach the top panel of the microwave box

    The top panel of the microwave box is slightly shorter than the rest of box. This gives the box a gap to allow heat from the back of the microwave to escape. Once again, line up the pre-drilled holes, insert your screws and gently drive them into place.
kitchen renovation

Planning & Projects 8 kitchen storage ideas If you want to de-clutter your kitchen and make it more functional then try these simple and affordable D.I.Y. storage ideas.

Finished knife block with knives 04:04

Planning & Projects D.I.Y. knife block This stylish knife block will help keep your kitchen knives safe, sharp and on hand.

Kitchen Chalkboard Cupboard 02:05

Planning & Projects How to build a chalkboard cupboard A magnetic chalkboard in the kitchen is a great place to make notes. We’ll show you how to transform a cupboard with louvres into a chalkboard in a few steps.

How To Design a Kitchen 02:24

Planning & Projects How to design a kitchen Find out everything you need to know to help you plan and design your dream kitchen

kitchen planning

Planning & Projects Kitchen renovation guide part 1: Plan your kitchen renovation Bunnings Warehouse has made kitchen renovations a simple process by providing a comprehensive step by step guide to plan your renovation without hassle.

finished wooden dining table 02:25

Planning & Projects How to make a D.I.Y. wooden dining table With some reclaimed timber, a few simple tools and some materials, you’ll be surprised how easy it is to make this dining table.

diy timber dining table bench seats 03:07

Planning & Projects How to make D.I.Y. dining table bench seats These dining table bench seats are made from recycled timber and they look great in any modern setting.

kitchen

Planning & Projects A–Z of kitchen renovation terms Kitchen renovations aren’t easy – from planning through to styling there’s a lot you need to know. To help, we’ve put together a list of common terms you may hear when renovating the heart of your home.

Contemporary ensuite after 01:00

Ideas & Makeovers D.I.Y. contemporary ensuite Create a contemporary ensuite by transforming a tired, old bathroom into a place where you’ll instantly feel relaxed.

Modern bathroom remodel 01:03

Ideas & Makeovers D.I.Y. modern bathroom remodel Learn just how easy is to transform and remodel a tired bathroom into a modern and stylish bathroom.

bathroom lighting

Planning & Projects How to light your bathroom Lighting a bathroom can be a challenge – they are especially prone to shadows and reflective surfaces. But the good news is there’s a vibrant range to choose from, including pendants, downlights, diffuse ceiling lights, sconces, under-cabinet lighti...

bath with timber bath caddy 04:10

Planning & Projects D.I.Y. timber bath caddy A nice warm bath is a great way to relax and unwind at the end of the day. This timber bath tray is the perfect addition to any bathroom, giving you a place to put everything you could need within arm’s reach.

how to make diy wooden towel ladder 02:50

Planning & Projects How to make a wooden towel ladder This stylish wooden towel ladder will add a touch of class to your home. It’s easy to make and is the perfect way to display rugs, scarves, throws or hang towels to dry. It’s ideal to move from room to room, wherever you need hanging space.

tile niche 04:50

Bathroom Tiles How to install a bathroom tile niche Learn how to install a tile niche and make your bathroom clutter free.

shower head

Baths Showers & Toilets How to select the right shower head There is a wide range of shower heads to choose from, this guide from Bunnings Warehouse will help you select the right shower head for your bathroom.

Top of the content