Diy Tree Stump Drawers by Cassandra Earle - Musely
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Diy Tree Stump Drawers

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  • Materials needed
    -A aesthetically pleasing tree stump ( for reference this one is 17" tall and about 7" in diameter)
    -drill and itty-bitty drill big
    -band saw( or a scroll saw, depending on the size of the stump)
    -wood glue

  • Decide which side is the front. Then cut off the back portion, the full length of the stump.

  • Decide on how many, how big and where you would the drawers. Then with a pencil draw yourself guidelines.

    Once you've figured out the placement of the drawers, using the small of a drill bit as you can that will still allow a saw blade to be inserted, drill a hole into the bottom centre of each drawer. Using a band or skill saw, insert the saw blade into the drill hole, re-attach the blade to the saw and carefully cut out each drawer, using your pencil marks as your guide.

  • In this case of set of drawers, you will now have 4 squares of wood. On each block, cut off the front portion and back portion of each "drawer".

  • Now you need to hollow out the drawer. To do this draw a "U" shaped guideline, leaving enough width so your drawer isn't weak, and then cut out the centre, by following the guideline with your band/ skill saw.

  • Now glue everything back together. Put the fronts and back on your hollowed out "drawer". Glue the the back of the stump back onto the front of the stump. Carefully, clamp everything in place, using rags and wood blocks,so as not to damage any of the surfaces.

    If your drawers don't happen to have little twigs sticking out of their fronts you can find other twigs, drill holes in the drawer fronts and glue the twigs in place to serve as knobs.

    Once the glue is completely dry, your finished



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