Q: How many students does it take to build IKEA cabinets?

A: Three. We worked together to put the main cabinet structure together. There was much reading of diagrams, turning around of boards, screwing and unscrewing of screws, snapping together of sections, and hammering of tiny nails. After a steep learning curve we completed the main cabinet frame and placed in the tiny house from last semester, where it hung very nicely on the wall. Then it was time to tackle the individual drawers. By this time we were furniture-assembly pros and had three completed before class was over.