Welcome Post

Submitted by TamarasJoy on Thu, 02/02/2017 - 18:05

Full Instructions HERE

What you will need to build this DIY Welcome Post:

  1. 4 x4 Fence Post Cut: 30 inches long 1×6 down to make 2 5 1/2″x5 1/2″ squares and 2 4 1/2″x 4 1/2″ square.
  2. Different Widths of wood cut into squares. For the three tear welcome post I have 3 different sized squares. They measure: SMALL: 5 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches MEDIUM: 7 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches LARGE: 9 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches.
  3. Single Hook
  4. Long wood screws & Drill
  5. Stain
  6. Rust-Oleum Varathane Outdoor Classic Clear Water Based Spray, Gloss Finish
  7. Wood Glue
  8. Orbital Sander or some muscle & some sand paper
  9. Wood filler (not required)

Full instructions on how I put this together on my blog.

Estimated Cost
This is a project that I built from all scraps and left overs.

If I had to guess it shouldn't be more then $25 if you can do some scrounging :)
Estimated Time Investment
An Hour or Two (0-2 Hours)
Type of Wood
Fence Post, scrap construction lumber
Finish Used
Dark Stain & three coats of the spray can polyurethane
Recommended Skill Level
Starter Project