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How I made my K2 Telephone Box
Author: Les Kenny; Editor: Maree Anderson


Step 1.6. continued the trim around the side-cover of the telephone box

Fixing the trim to the side-covers

The side-covers were placed on a sheet of soft board.

The trim pieces were fixed to the side-covers with glue and small nails.

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trim detail The nails went right through the plywood and into the soft board.

When all the trim pieces were glued and nailed, the side-covers were lifted off the soft board, turned over, and the protruding nail points were bent back against the back of the side-covers.

the side-cover of the telephone box being cut to size At that stage both the side-covers and the topmost trim were left slightly over length.

The side-covers were then held in place against the head, marked for length, and cut with a miter saw.

The side-covers were ready to be fixed to the head.

glue going on to the side-cover Plenty of glue was applied to the sides of the head as shown in the photo.

I used both glue and nails to secure the side-covers to the head.

I was very careful the glue did not ooze through any of the crown impressions and fill them up -

The side-cover fixed to the head of the telephone box that would be sort of defeating the purpose.

Next on the agenda?

A dabble into fiberglassing.