I am excited to show you how to build an Antique Crate today!
I am seriously obsessed with crates...I can't get enough of them, which is why I am sharing yet another. The struggle is real!
I am sharing the full picture tutorial over at Remodelaholic so hop on over to get all the details and tips and tricks to make this build even easier!
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1- 5/8'' x 5 1/2'' x 6' cedar fence picket
1- 5/8" x 3 1/2'' x 6' cedar fence picket
1- 1'' round wood dowel
1 1/2'' finish nails
Miter Saw or Circular Saw
stain/paint for desired finish
2- 5/8'' x 5 1/2'' x 13'' Tall Sides (see below for jigsaw cuts)
1- 5/8'' x 5 1/2'' x 15'' Bottom
2- 5/8'' x 3 1/2'' x 16'' Long Sides
1- 1'' dowel cut to 15'' Handle
Step 1: Cut tall sides with a jigsaw
Once you have cut all your boards to the correct length, take a jigsaw and cut your tall sides as shown below.
Step 2: Attach tall sides to bottom
Using wood glue and 1 1/2'' finish nails attach the tall sides to the bottom board.
Step 3- Add dowel handle
Attach the dowel to the top of your tall sides with wood glue and 2'' finish nails. Or you can pre-drill holes and attach with a 1 1/2'' screw on both sides.
Step 4- Add long sides
Add the long sides with wood glue and 1 1/2'' finish nails making sure to nail into the sides and bottom.
Don't forget to visit Remodelaholic for the tutorial! And check out the YouTube Video!