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Let the kiddos showcase their toys in style with this industrial restoration hardware like DIY rolling toy cart. Bringing style to the playroom with this fun build.

Difficulty easy


Kreg Tools

Other Tools

  • Miter Saw
    Miter Saw
  • Tape Measure
    Tape Measure


Wood Products

  • 3 Board , 1x2 , 96"
  • 1 Board , 1x4 , 96"
  • 1 Board , 1x4 , 72"
  • 1 Plywood , 3/4" Thick , Quarter Sheet

Hardware & Supplies

  • 1 Hardware Pulls
  • 4 Casters
  • 1 Wood Glue
  • 1 Brad Nails
  • 1 Dap Wood Filler

Cut List & Parts

  • 1 Bottom of Cart , 14x28
  • 2 Front Trim- Bottom Cart , 28"
  • 2 Side Trim -Bottom Cart , 14"
  • 7 Vertical Slates , 12 1/4"
  • 3 Horizontal Slates , 28"
  • 6 Side Horizontal Slates , 14.5"


  • Assemble Toy Cart Bottom

    Begin assembling the bottom of the toy cart by attaching the two side 1x4s to the bottom plywood piece using a kreg jig on a 3/4" setting and 1 1/4" pocket hole screws and wood glue.

  • Finish Toy Cart Bottom Assembly

    Attach the front and end 1x4 trim pieces to the asembled toy cart bottom using a kreg jig on a 3/4" using 1 1/4" pocket hole screws and wood glue.

  • Attach Back Slats

    Using a brad nailer and wood glue, attach three slates to the back of the assembled toy cart bottom. Outside slates should be inset by a 1/2"

  • Attach Horizontal Slates

    Attach the back horizontal slates to the back vertical slates using a brad nailer and wood glue

  • Attach Side Slates

    Attach the two vertical slates to boths side of the assembled toy cart bottom using brad nailers and wood glue and then add on the horizontal slates. The two vertical slates should be inset 2"

  • Attach Casters/Hardware

    Attach casters to toy cart and add hardware as needed.

  • Visit

    Visit for finish details.