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Install the vertical shelf: Line up the vertical shelf's slit with
the horizontal shelf's slit. Push the two together until the
vertical shelf fits against the back of the box.
Attach back piece to vertical shelf using the same pattern as
Attach the sides -- With about 2 feet of lanyard, lace the long
side to the back, then, with a separate piece of lanyard, attach
the sides to the shelf (using the same pattern as when
you attached the shelves to the back.)
Check out the pictures on the right to see the two ways of
"lacing" pieces together.
TIP #4: There are two benefits to this style of
construction. 1) If you mess up, you can take it apart and re-do it.
2) It doesn't really matter what order you put it together. This way
just requires the least amount of bending, stretching and groping
inside the box for lost thread.
Attach top and bottom along the long side, then attach to the vertical
Lace up the corners.
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