InstructionsIt's made to be pull-apart for easy storage. 2 lengths have both ends cut low and a longer dowel spike, the other 2 lengths have both ends cut/chiselled out underneath and a hole. The cut-out bits are square on all pieces and half the height of the plank (1cm). All 4 lengths have dowel spikes mounted every ~10cm by drilling a hole half-way through the wood plank, then put glue in the hole and ...
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Type of item: Functional
Style: Eco-Friendly, Traditional
4 x 1mx5cmx2cm wood (I used cheap pine); 4 x 12cmx1.2cm dowel; 28 x 10cmx1.2cm dowel (total dowel length about 340cm); wood glue; saw; chisel; woodwork-competent husband to do the chiselling; electric drill, 1.2cm drill bit (or whatever matches your dowel); sand paper
What was your inspiration?
I needed a warping board, but didn't want to pay a fortune in freight to have one sent from my nearest supplier (about 2000km away).
What are you most proud of?
I'm not an experienced woodworker, but I managed to design and build this in a day without help - although I got my husband to neaten up the cut-out corners with his chisel because I can't saw straight!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Due to inexperienced woodworking, the corner cut-outs weren't identical, so it fits together better in one particular way. The corners are colour-coded with permanent marker to help me assemble it quickly.
I didn't seal the wood - you may want to apply wood wax or varnish. I wouldn't recommend stain or wool oil, in case it comes off on your yarn.