{lilygals} weekend inspiration: WINDOW BOX

{lilygals} weekend inspiration: WINDOW BOX

window boxYou can build your own window box over the weekend. It just requires a few tools, some patience, and some beginner woodworking skills.  It’s a great way to add color and detail to your home’s exterior! 

Tools and Materials needed:

  • measuring rule
  • carpenters’ square
  • handsaw or power saw
  • power drill with 11/64-inch, 1/2-inch, and carbide-tipped bits
  • screwdriver
  • hammer
  • 1 × 2 and 1 × 8, 1 × 10, or 1 × 12 redwood or cedar stock(recommend lumber due to its rot-resistantance.)
  • resorcinol glue
  • #8 × 1 1/4-inch brass or stainless steel flathead wood screws
  • 6-penny brass or stainless steel finishing nails
  • heavy-duty shelf brackets
  • #8 × 2-inch brass or stainless steel flathead screws, or 2-inch lag screws with lead masonry anchors 

     

    Visit here for complete instructions. Have fun!

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