Begin with assembling the two sides (the pieces measuring 11 1/4”x3”x1” with grooves in them) to the bottom of the holder. Put a small bead of wood glue along the edge to help adhere the pieces together. To prevent the clamp from leaving dents in the wood, I recommend placing a scrap piece of wood in-between the clamp and the egg holder. I decided to use a 3/8” countersink bit to pre-drill. While I do recommend that you predrill, you do not have to use this kind of drill bit. I wanted to use plugs to fill in the holes for my egg carton holder, so the countersink bit was perfect for what I wanted. If you’d rather not use the countersink bit, you can use a wood filler to hide the screw holes. Drill two holes on either side and use screws that are 1 1/4” in length. Once this is assembled, attach the top to the egg holder.

For the shelves, space them evenly and begin with the exact same process for installation, using wood glue, a clamp, a countersink bit and 1 1/4” screws. I personally found that the easiest method of installation was to clamp the holder to the table and kneel while I drilled. This put much less pressure on my wrist.

**If you are not interested in using a countersink bit, you can skip ahead to step 12**

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