InstructionsPlan, sketch and measure all pieces. Pre-drill all holes.
My measurements: using board width 12cm, I cut 2 ends each 16cm, and a centre bench 30cm long. I marked 8 holes 4cm from the sides of the bench and 6cm between each hole. I drilled 2 holes of each size. I cut the dowel pegs 10cm long, 2 of each size.
To assemble: mark the half-way point of the two ends, measure, mark and ...
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Type of item: Toy
Style: Casual, Cute, Traditional, Outdoorsy, Classic
Bench: Wood offcuts, 4 sizes of dowel, drill, drill bits to match dowel & screws, wood screws, sandpaper Hammer: plumbing bits - sprinkler riser, t-piece, 3 end caps
What was your inspiration?
I wanted an old-fashioned hammer bench for my toddler, but the only ones I could find were not to my taste, so I figured I could make my own!
What are you most proud of?
My husband had been thinking the same thing - he made our daughter a tool box and was about to start making a hammer bench when he saw I was making one!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Measure and mark everything precisely - the bench will not stand straight if you guess at where to drill the screw holes!