You don’t need to be a master craftsman to create a simple but elegant piece of bedroom furniture. Using common tools and materials, you can get both a sense of achievement and pick up handy DIY experience. Who knows what you’ll be able to make next!
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Gather your supplies
• 2400 x 1200 x 19mm plywood
• 400mm hairpin legs
Bottom and top 590 x 450 x 19mm plywood (2)
Sides 160 x 450 x 19mm plywood (2)
You’ll also need
Carpenter’s pencil; tape measure; circular saw; clamps; spirit level; 180-grit sandpaper; sander; combination square; drill; 1.5mm drill bit; PVA glue; hammer; 50mm nails; nail punch; wood putty; black timber stain; clean lint-free cloths; microfibre roller; clear varnish; impact driver
STEP 1 Use a pencil and tape measure to mark the components on plywood.
STEP 2 Cut components from plywood with a circular saw. Clamp spirit level to ply as a guide for the baseplate of saw, making sure the blade is on the cutting line.
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