Skill Level: Red (Advanced)
Grown, Cut and Made in the USA!
A fun and simple way to add storage space to a child's room, this Toy Chest & Bench features a safe, sturdy design, a handy bench perfect for reading or tying shoes and, of course, plenty of room for toys inside.
The Toy Chest & Bench kit includes 21 board feet of hand-selected oak along with a U-Bild plan to show you how to "trace, cut and assemble." The project requires just six pieces in all and includes full-size patterns for all the curves. To build, simply trace the pieces, cut everything out, sand and assemble with glue and nails. Finish with nontoxic paint and decorate with stencils or decals, or personalize the project with the child’s name.
The toy chest and bench measures about 32 inches long by 17 inches deep by 24 inches tall (at the back) and can be mounted on casters for easy mobility.
KIT INCLUDES:21 board feet of first-quality, hand-selected Pennsylvania oak Easy-to-follow U-Bild plan
ABOUT RED KITS:
ALL Red Kits require planing and jointing of wood. Red Kits require the skill and tools to cut and make joints including panels. The woodworker needs to be able to cut, join, assemble and finish. Red Kits require the woodworker to be able to read the plans and to transfer images and dimensions from the plan to the lumber. It supplies all of the needed hand-selected, dimensioned lumber but woodworking knowledge and tools are recommended to be successful with Red Kits.
Advanced Skill Level
You may need to possess knowledge of: gluing up panels, joints including – miter - dove tail – biscuit – dowel – mortise and tenon - tongue and groove – dado as well as other, ripping, detail cuts, sanding, router, drilling and finishing.
Although all kits do not require all tools, Red Kit builders should have the availability of a planer, jointer, band saw, chop saw, table saw, jig saw, drill press, router and bits, disc sander, assortment of saw and dado blades, assortment of hand held power tools, assortment of cabinet making hand tools.
Fasteners, glue, hinges and other hardware ARE NOT INCLUDED in the base kit, but in many cases can be purchased in a U-DO hardware kit, or choose your own details for a personalized finished item.