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Instructions – Steps 1 to 2:
Step 1. Cut the pieces
For each How much the teeth are angled out on a circular saw blade. of stilts:
• Out of 2x2s (50 Abbreviation for millimeter which is a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter. 25.4 mm equals one inch. x 50 mm) stock, cut two pieces @ 75″ (1905 mm) long
• Out of 2x4s (50 mm x 100 mm) stock, cut two pieces @ 7″ (178 mm) long.
Step 2. Measure, mark, and drill the leg holes
Mark for the holes in the legs. Measure and mark up the middle of the legs (on both sides) from the bottom, every 4″ (100 mm) up to 32′ (800mm) as shown on the drawing below.
Mark the center of the holes (in order to start the drill bit) with a A short nail with a large flat head used for securing roofing felt, plasterboard, sheet metal to wood etc. punch or a center punch on both sides of the legs.
Drill 1/2″ (12 mm) holes through the legs where marked. If you are not using a drill press, drill halfway through from each side to ensure the holes are in the middle on both sides.
The diameter of the holes are bigger than the thickness of the bolts to allow for easy placement.