How to assemble a corner base unit & double hinged doors


The following guide will show you how to assemble a corner base unit. Although our units come pre assembled, if you request a dry unit assembly and have to take the unit apart to get it inside your home then this guide will be useful to reassemble it again.

Corner base unit expandedParts supplied:

A – Left hand end panel
B – Right hand end panel
C – Top panel
D – Base panel with legs attached
E – Left hand back panel
F – Diagonal rear back panel
G – Right hand back panel
H – Shelf panel
J – Door double hinged
K – Door single hinged

Lay left hand end panel “A” flat apply glue to dowel and insert top and base panels “C” & “D”, ensuring that dowels fully enter holes. Apply glue to dowel holes in right hand end holes “B” and push into place, ensure that dowels fully enter holes.

Glue and dowel

Lay unit onto its front edges (ensuring that front edges are protected). Fit corner shelf panel “H” into place through back space. Position rear angled back panel “F” and screw fix to back edges of top and base panels “C” & “D” (ensure that all edges are aligned).

Corner shelf back panel

Slide back panel “G” into place locating in the groove in side panel. Slide back panel E into place locating in the groove in side panel “A”.

Side panel groove

Drill pilot holes through back panels “E” & “G” and screw to rear edges of top and base panels “C” & “D”. Carefully drill pilot holes through sides of back panels “E” & “G”.

Drill pilot holes

Screw fix into the diagonal edges of the rear back panel “F”. Use only short screws to avoid screwing through the diagonal edge. Fit legs on base panel “D”.

Diagonal edges fit legs

Stand unit upright and lift shelf “H” upwards. Insert shelf supports into holes in end panels “A” & “B” and rear diagonal back panel F, then lower shelf onto supports.

Shelf supports


Door fitting: double hinged doors

Clip 165 degree hinges onto hinge plates on either left or right hand end panel. Secure the hinge cups to holes in rear of the door with screws shown Fit corner door hinges to rear of corner doors. Secure hinge cups to holes in rear of door as shown.

Door fitting hinges

Drill rear of the second door for hinge plates as shown and screw fix.

Door fitting hinge plates

Clip hinges to the plates on the rear of the second door. For hinge adjustment see the hinge fitting page. Note: – the hinge plates on the second door can be adjusted vertically by turning the plate screw as shown.

Clip hinges to plates


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