Josephs Helpful Guidelines To Follow When You Are Selecting Toy Storage Bins

When it’s time to put the toys away, a durable, wood toy box is an great option. A classic piece that’s both aesthetic [and purposeful, a wooden toy stoarge bing can eimploy be designed by the amateur carpenter with a little expertise. The materials are basic, but the planning is classic and should last for many, many years. 

Place on safety gloves, a dust mask plus goggles before using the saw. Take the two-foot-by-four-foot piece of hard plywood plus cut it in half, then in half again. You may to have four 1-by-2 rectangles. Put three of the rectangles aside for the front, back plus top panels of the box. Take the fourth piece plus cut it into two one-by-1 squares for the side panels. Take the two-foot-by-2-foot piece of plywood plus measure plus cut it to 23 half of inches by twelve 3/4 inches. This piece can be the underside panel. Find out more about toy storage bins here.

Set the dado blade to cut 3/eight” in. deep plus fence three/eight” deep. Cut dado slots, or 3-sided grooves, along the bottom edge of the front, back and 2 side panels. Set the front, side and back panels round the underside panel, so that it fits securely into the dado grooves. Use four screws to secure each edge, pre-drilling plus countersinking each screw hole first.  

Attach the hardwood top to the back edge of the box with screws. Position the plywood top panel, attaching the two hinges on the back side of the box. Attach the lid-support bracket between 1 of the sides of the box and the final top. This ought to “lock” the lid open after you are putting toys away in the box. Apply the edging material to the box and fill the screw holes with wood plugs to offer the box a softer look. Use sandpaper to sand the box.Put on a stain and coat of polyurethane. Attach wheels or pads on the bottom of the box.  Add brass corners plus handles if desired.

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This post was written by Noel D'Costa on July 12, 2010

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