This beautiful farmhouse toy box is easy to build with common pine boards. Our free step by step plans with full diagrams make it easy. Plans by Ana-White.com
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Toybox dimensions shown in diagram
- 4 - 1x4 @ 8 feet long (from each board, cut two 33" pieces and two 13" pieces)
- 2 - 1x2 @ 6 feet long
- 1 - 1x3 @ 6 feet long
- 1 - 1x8 @ 6 feet long
- 1 - Project Panel with actual measurements 36" x 15-1/4" (available off the shelf at Lowes)
- 1 set of 3" hinges
- Toy box lid support (recommended)
- Felt pads or cushion
- 20 - 1-1/2" to 2" long #8 self tapping wood screws (SPAX or similar) can be cabinet screws, trim screws, or construction screws (needs to be at least 1-1/2" long, but can be up to 2" long)
- 1-1/4" brad nails
- Wood Glue
- 4 - 1x3 @ 16-1/4"
- 4 - 1x2 @ 16-1/4"
- 8 - 1x4 @ 33"
- 8 - 1x4 @ 13"
- 2 - 1x8 @ 33"
- 1 - 1x2 @ 36"
- 1 - Project Panel @ 15-1/4" x 36"
Cut boards with a compound miter saw (preferred) or a circular saw with a straight edge as a guide. It is very important to create nice straight cuts for good joints.
Check the toybox bottom for square by taking opposite diagonal measurements, and making sure the measurements match. If they don't match, push the longer diagonal corners together until they do.
Use the 2" self tapping screws to attach the bottom on the toy box.
For added strength, also nail and glue from the outsides of the legs into the edges of the 1x8 bottom.
Sun, 07/05/2020 - 10:15
Are wheels an option?
I want to add wheels. Is that possible? Someone help out lol
In reply to Are wheels an option? by demariont
Mon, 12/19/2022 - 10:33
Yes, just cut the legs to…
Yes, just cut the legs to fit the size of the box, and then add wheels to the bottom.
Sun, 12/06/2020 - 05:13
Wed, 12/28/2022 - 16:14