A fun DIY project for Easter!
Easter is a fun holiday full of Easter egg decorating, scavenger hunts and family events. To make this fun and festive holiday even better we have created a step by step guide on how to make a Easter Box. This DIY requires a low-moderate skill level as there are tight corners to cut, but with the right tools makes the work easy.
For this project you will need:
Measure out and draw where you want to cut the wood.
Here is a guide for what we did but you can make it any size you want.
Download Easter Box Measurement Guide
Once happy with your markings its time to cut the wood. We used a 18V ONE+™ Cordless Flush Cut Jigsaw to cut all of the wood but for the straight cut you can also use a circular saw or a mitre saw for a perfect straight cut.
Sand down your edges to they are nice and smooth to hide minor flaws in the wood. We used a 18V ONE+™ Cordless Corner Palm Sander which worked well to get into the corners on the ears.
Drill through the two side of the wood where your handle will go. Do this before putting together the sides so its easier. We used a 18V ONE+™ Cordless Brushless Drill Driver.
Nail your sides together. We used a 18V ONE+™ Cordless 16 Gauge Nailer as a low-medium setting so not to crack the soft wood. We recommend doing the thinner sides first as they are a bit more flimsy.
Drill holes into each end of your handle for the srew to go into.
Screw into place your handle from each side on the box. You can use wood filler to hide the screw if you want a flush finish, just put a bit over the screw let it dry and then sand down in line with the wood.
Done! Now its time to paint and fill up with Easter goodies.
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