• Caution them about water and electricity hazards
• Show them how to drive a nail – give them partially started nails on a board and let them at it!
Electrical drill, with a selection of drill bits to make holes… you can’t do without one.
The blueprints can be elaborate to show the interior of the shed or garden sheds that incorporate special items such as shelves of varying heights and depths, a window or electrical lighting if the shed is needed at night or during stormy weather. DIY blueprints that have these handy touches incorporated inside the plans are a wonderful way to make the best use from the project after it is built. Sheds to hold tools and space for working on projects could include a workbench or a place to hold a pegboard.
Mole Grips, to keep things clamped while you have your hands free for other things.
Create the Legs – When the workbench top has been chosen and cut to size, it is time for you to create the legs. These are typically created out of two by fours and you should bolt them together with a brace between each leg to help it remain sturdy. Attach the benchtop to the legs with screws.
Soft Mallet, for when you want to hit something and it won’t leave a mark; although you can get away with a piece of scrap wood over the top and then use a hammer… lightly.
Spirit Level, for getting things straight and level. A short one will do if you have a long straight piece of wood to put it on.
Home design and repair can be an expensive and daunting task but with a little research and planning several tasks can be done without calling out local contractors by doing it yourself.