By Chris Gleason
Maximize your outdoors dwelling areas via inventive woodworking!
Today's tough economic system has stimulated many householders to stick of their present houses instead of improve, and this has sparked a massive pattern in what's referred to as the "don't stream: improve!" move. by means of placing a small sum of money (and your time) into sprucing-up your yard, you could create a veritable oasis with the initiatives during this ebook. not just can those tasks increase caliber of lifestyles, yet development them is additionally a very good monetary decision.
Backyard initiatives for Today's abode includes:
20 illustrated step by step initiatives which are in the ability point of starting woodworkers
Information on selecting sturdy fabrics, operating with reclaimed lumber, utilising finishes acceptable for out of doors wear
More than simply open air furnishings - comprises poultry coops, decking, gates, and so forth
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Rail leg castor cuphead bolts screw leg trimmer trimmer 4 Build the three leg frames Clamp the trimmers against the ends of each set of legs Push with the outside, securing with adhesive and 125mm x 14g bugle screws. TIP Don’t centre the trimmers on the centre leg frame as it will force the rail bolts too close to the edge of the legs. 32 NOVEMBER 2013 Australian Handyman 5 Secure the rails Clamp the rails to the leg frames and drill clearance holes for 150mm x M8 galvanised cuphead bolts, securing with a socket wrench.
62 NOVEMBER 2013 Australian Handyman n cuT THe noggIns to size and secure between the studs at staggered heights between the top and base plates using screws. Add extra noggins for the TV bracket. n secure THe FrAMework by attaching the top and base plates to the foor and ceiling joists using screws. n cuT THe PlAsTerBoArd to ft and attach with stud adhesive and plasterboard screws. Making storage To create hidden shelving for shoes, mount foating shelves on the reverse side of the wall, securing the brackets to the studs using screws.
Get at least two people to help you turn it over lengthways, using plywood to support the top along its length or it will crack. Lift the slab into position, apply construction adhesive generously to the frame and slide on the benchtop. Ensure the overhangs are even, then let the adhesive cure for 24 hours. Smoothing the surface Using flm-faced plywood for the formwork will result in a very fat and smooth benchtop. To iron out any imperfections, apply a skim coat of cement slurry and smooth the surface with a steel foat.