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Decorative wheelbarrow planter

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The Materials list

Below is the shopping list. It would pay to add a bit extra to the wood tally to allow for any wastage.
It does not matter whether the wood you use is sawn (rough) or dressed (smooth), as long as it is suitable for outside use.
When cutting the lengths, always cut the longest lengths first to minimize waste.

MATERIAL USED FOR AMOUNT
50mm x 25mm (1" x 2") stock handles and legs 3.3m (11ft)
150mm x 25mm (1" x 6") stock tray and wheel 5.2m (17ft)
50mm (2") stainless steel screws tray and legs 40 of
approximately 25mm (1") diameter round wood, pipe or similar axle 225mm (9")
saddle clips or U bolts fixing axle to support rail 2 of
Glue wheel as needed

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Cutting the pieces

Cut all the pieces to the lengths given below and then refer to the plan drawings on the following page for the shape dimensions - and then cut (shape) the pieces accordingly.

All the pieces can be cut from 50mm x 25mm (1" x 2") and 150mm x 25mm (1" x 6") boards.

Cut the following to the given lengths:

[A] From 50mm x 25mm (1" x 2") stock, cut 2 pieces 1175mm (47") long for the handle/support rail pieces.

[D] From 50mm x 25mm (1" x 2") stock, cut 2 pieces 400mm (16") long for the legs.

[B] From 150mm x 25mm (1" x 6") stock, cut 2 pieces 450mm (18") long for the end tray panels.

[C] From 150mm x 25mm (1" x 6") stock, cut 2 pieces 513mm 20 1/2" long for the side tray panels.

[E] From 150mm x 25mm (1" x 6") stock, cut 3 pieces 400mm (16") long for the tray base,

and from 150mm x 25mm (1" x 6") stock, cut 6 pieces 300mm (12") long for the wheel.

Then mark and cut (shape) the pieces as shown in the plan drawings on the following page.