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How to build a kids multipurpose easel

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page 1: Introduction, the tools, and the pieces
Page 2: Instructions - Assemble the easel
Page 3: Add the final touches

Instructions

Step 1. Cut and drill the holes

Measure and cut all the pieces of wood to the lengths given in the cutting list below.
Drill 6mm (1/4') holes in the pieces of wood. The positions of the holes are given in the drawings above.

The cutting list
Two pieces of 50mm x 25mm (1"x 2") wood, 1100mm (44") long.
One piece of 50mm x 25mm (1"x 2") wood, 900mm (36") long.
One piece of 50mm x 25mm (1"x 2") wood, 800mm (32") long.
One piece of 50mm x 25mm (1"x 2") wood, 600mm (24") long.
One piece of 150mm x 25mm (1"x 6") wood, 300mm (12") long.

Step 2. Assemble the front frame

an easel frame

Lay the brace piece on the ground. Place the two front legs and the front vertical piece on the top piece and align the holes.

Insert the appropriate bolts into the holes. Lift the unit slightly off the ground so that washers and nuts can be applied to the bolts and then tighten the nuts finger-tight.

Place the front horizontal piece on the front legs and front vertical piece as shown in the picture.

Insert the appropriate bolts into the holes. Lift the unit slightly off the ground so that washers and nuts can be applied to the bolts and then tighten the nuts finger-tight.

Turn the unit over and tighten the nuts with a spanner.

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Step 3. Add the rear leg

the easel prop

Bolt the long part of the hinge to one end of the rear leg as shown in the drawing.

Turn the easel frame unit upside down and screw the shorter end of the hinge to the underside of the brace piece with wood screws.
See picture.

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