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Hard labour 4/10 Skill level 3/10
Time needed 1 to 2 hours
Do it yourself for ± R3 630: wood R3 530, screws R20, glue R40, sandpaper R20, hammer-in screws R20
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Deon runs his own business and can make anything under the sun – from tables and benches to kitchen cabinets and wardrobes. Email him at email@example.com or call 084 589 5026.
You will need
• 18mm laminated pine, cut to eight 2 230 x 480mm planks (top and bottom, long shelves) four 600 x 480mm planks (top and bottom, short shelves) four 2 100 x 30mm pieces (wall anchoring strips, long shelves) two 550 x 30mm pieces (wall anchoring strips, short shelves) ten 450 x 30mm pieces (wall anchoring strips, sides)
• 22 x 69mm planed pine, cut to four 2 230mm planks (front, long shelves) two 620mm planks, one end cut at a 45º angle (front, short shelves)btwo 500mm planks, one end cut at a 45º angle (side, short shelves)
• One packet 6mm x 50mm chipboard screws
• One packet 6mm x 55mm hammer-in screws
• Alcolin Fast Set Glue • 150-grit sandpaper • wood filler
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